10 Best Car List Shows a Lot of Green

Consumer Reports “Best of” List Shows Influence of Alternative Choices Every year Consumer Reports tallies up the complaints and gripes from its millions of readers and adds in its own staff test conclusions with the result—a list of the 10 Best Cars covering a like number of categories. The list this ... Read More...

Top 10 Green Cars Named

ACEE Organization Picks “Greenest” and “Meanest” Cars Every year the environmental watchdogs at the ACEEE (American Council for an Energy Efficiency Economy) crunch numbers to come up with their “greenest” cars (along with a mirror image “meanest” list for those on the other end of the scale).  As has happened on ... Read More...

ROAD TEST: 2013 Honda Civic Natural Gas

Different in a good way. When looking at alternative fuel vehicles, hybrid, electric and diesel are the most common options based on sales and choice. One other fuel, compressed natural gas (CNG) doesn’t get much attention, probably because there is only one mass-produced CNG-fueled car on the market–the 2013 Honda Civic ... Read More...

2,000 CNG Vehicles in AT&T Fleet

Press Release (11/30/10) AT&T added the 2,000th compressed natural gas (CNG) vehicle in its corporate vehicle fleet – a  Ford E250 van deployed in San Leandro, California. This milestone is part of a $565 million planned investment to replace approximately 15,000 fleet vehicles with alternative-fuel models through 2018. Currently, the AT&T ... Read More...

Biomethane for Energy and Fuel

By John Addison (7/24/09) OK. I admit it. I am writing this article from a Summit about cow poop. No, this isn’t a joke to get 8-year olds rolling on the floor with laughter. This is serious. I am reporting from the inaugural National Biomethane Summit, in Sacramento, California, where over ... Read More...

Natural Gas

Natural Gas There are about five million natural gas vehicles in operation globally. There are about 150,000 natural gas vehicles in the USA. These vehicles consume 238 million gasoline gallon equivalents. That amount has doubled in only five years. CNG vehicles are popular in fleets that carry lots of people: buses, ... Read More...