By now, the depth of Volkswagen’s deception is clear: The German automaker deliberately misled American regulators by installing software on 11 million vehicles that reduced emissions during testing, but allowed the emissions to increase by 4,000 percent once they got out into the real world where people live and breathe.
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About Nathan Taft
Nathan Taft is 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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This study examined well-to-wheel emissions of flex-fuel vehicles (FFVs) running on methanol made from natural gas. New research showed that emissions from FFVs using M85 (85 percent methanol, 15 percent gasoline) dropped significantly compared with existing estimates.
This study examines whether it’s possible for the United States to eliminate its dependence on foreign oil. We’ve concluded that energy independence is not attainable without the mass adoption of natural gas and biomass as feedstocks for transportation fuels.
This study investigated whether the gasoline gallon equivalent (GGE) is an accurate measure of the fuel economy of ethanol and methanol fuel blends. The blends in vehicles we tested consistently achieved better miles per gallon than estimated by the GGE.
Fuel Freedom is a non-profit with a simple mission: break America's oil addiction by bringing competition to the U.S. transportation fuel market.
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