Natural Gas Cars News
Reporter's Notebook: Calif. Gas Crisis Puzzles Electric Car Drivers
LOS ANGELES–I’ve been driving alternative fuel vehicles now for while. I’m on my second full-electric car, a 2012 Nissan LEAF. I also own a 2004 Ford F-150 pickup truck that is 100 percent natural-gas powered. It was hard to find; mine was originally owned by...
BP Gulf Oil Spill 1-Year Anniversary; Congress Yet to Pass Any Major Laws On Oil and Gas Drilling
No Progress on Oil and Gas Drilling Since Environmentally and Economically Disastrous Gulf Explosion
When Yoga Fails...Senate Punts Oil Spill Response Until After Summer Break
First Senate Democrats abandoned plans to pursue comprehensive energy and climate change reform including cap & trade. Now they’ve even decided to punt on a narrower bill to hold BP accountable for the Gulf of Mexico oil spill and implement a series of modest energy-efficiency proposals.
Senators Race To August Break: Lots To Do and Little Time
With only two weeks remaining before the Senate's August recess, the Senate has a lot of odds and ends to tie up, but not a lot of time left to do it.
T. Boone Pickens relishes role in push for alternative energy
Oilman T. Boone Pickens is riding the wave of a clean-energy rock star. At a Capitol Hill news conference earlier this month to announce a bill promoting natural-gas-fueled vehicles, lawmakers hailed him as an "American icon" and "great legend." A few members of "Pickens' Army" — the 1.5 million
Environmental Ballot Initiatives to Watch
As pollsters train their attention on the results of today's presidential election, environmentalists across the country will also be eyeing the outcome of several key state ballot initiatives . With the economy in rough shape and the threat of a nationwide recession around the corner,
Toyota decides to give natural -gas cars another chance
Toyota will announce today that it is taking a new look at an alternative fuel that it had left behind: compressed natural gas. And Honda, the only maker now of a CNG-powered car, plans to make twice as many of those environmentally friendly Civics for the U.S. in 2009 as it did last year. Toyota
Pickens Takes Wind Message to Congress
ABC's Z. Byron Wolf reports: T. Boone Pickens, the conservative Texas oil man, brought his sermon to Capitol Hill Tuesday, preaching energy conservation, renewable resources, wind and solar farms and his plan to save America from non-Texas, foreign oil. "We...
Cars of Tomorrow May Help Us Kick Oil Habit
Three Competing Technolgies That May Someday End Big Oil's Grip on Consumers
Buying a hybrid vehicle could provide a tax break
Remember road trips? You piled all your friends in the car, rolled down the windows and drove until you got to the ocean, stopping only for a quick bite at a Waffle House. If you were older, you piled your family in the station wagon and drove to Grandma's, even if she lived in another time zone.