Some automakers are going beyond just letting you choose the color of your car, if you actually need an infotainment system, and whether or not you want seat-warmers (yes, duh). They’re letting you choose the fuel that it runs.
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About Nathan Taft
Nathan Taft is a newly minted graduate from the University of Washington where he majored in Political Science with a focus on International Security and served as an editor on UW's campus paper, The Daily. He's proud to be fighting for cleaner air, a stronger economy, and better national security by giving Americans choice at the pump.
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Oil companies showed deepening divides on the future of the U.S. biofuels program in solicited comments from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) over a plan sought by some refiners to shift the program’s financial burden to retailers and blenders.
Parties to an agreement to limit crude oil production starting in January were 86 percent in line with commitments, a joint OPEC, non-OPEC group said.
Today, there are approximately 1.1 billion light-duty vehicles in use around the world. About 1.2 million, or 0.1 percent of the global fleet, are all-electric or plug-in hybrids. More than 1 billion of those vehicles run on gasoline and diesel-powered internal combustion engines.
Seriously, if we made all our fuel in America we could create not just thousands, but potentially millions of jobs. What gives?
And here’s one of the major ways we’ve been pursuing that goal:
Here at Fuel Freedom Foundation, we talk a lot about “fuel choice.” This is what we mean.
Federal regulators granted the auto industry’s requests for relief today on two key areas of the U.S. government’s light-vehicle fuel economy program that had sparked new tensions between the administration and the industry.
The oil industry must brace for five energy “tsunamis” that threaten to drag prices as low as $10 a barrel in less than a decade, according to Engie SA’s innovation chief.
It was a roller coaster year for oil prices. And little wonder.