Vegetable Oil vs. Natural Gas

The Wall Street Journal has a pretty comprehensive look at the whys… and why nots… of using natural gas as an automobile fuel in the US.  See:  America, start your natural gas engines. by Tom Fowler.

Worth a read since so much of the hope for natural gas markets.. and thus natural gas prices.. . . . → Read More: Vegetable Oil vs. Natural Gas

Close Encounters of the First Kind

So last week I tweeted that I have yet to see a natural gas vehicle being fueled at the new station which opened up in the Strip District last year to a certain fanfare.

So I was about to compose a post aimed at ferreting out whether there are any owners of non-fleet natural . . . → Read More: Close Encounters of the First Kind

Keeping Up with the Jetsons

In about 10 years we could all feel a little closer, technologically speaking, to George Jetson. Although our cars probably won’t be flying, they could be driving themselves. In June 2008, Carnegie Mellon University issued a press release stating that their robotics institute had just received a $5 million grant from General Motors. This . . . → Read More: Keeping Up with the Jetsons