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    Alternative Fuel Vehicles

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    Alternative Fuel Vehicles Slowly but surely our nations natural resources are running out. In the near future our fossil fuels that we use to power our lives will be gone. As the years pass research of alternative fuels is becoming more and more imperative. Most important of all in the research of alternative fuels is that of alternative fuel vehicles (AFV). More emphasis should be put on the development of alternative fuel vehicles, because as each year passes our fossil fuel reserves decrease

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    Alternative Vehicle Fuels

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    Ethanol is one of the new alternative fuels that we have been working with seriously in the United States since the late 1900’s. “That is when major U.S car companies began selling Flex Fuel Vehicles (FFV’s). These vehicles are designed to run on 85 percent ethanol” (Ethanol Fuel History). Ethanol is an alcohol fuel that is made from plant materials such as corn, sugar cane, and even some grasses. Using 85% ethanol could drastically diminish our oil dependency and the greenhouse gases that we produce

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    Ethanol as a Motor Vehicle Fuel

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    Ethanol as a Motor Vehicle Fuel Human society has been utilizing the limited inventory of fossil fuel for approximately 100 years. Due to its limited stock and availability a continuous search for alternative sources of fuel has proposed several alternatives to consider. Some of the alternative method includes rechargeable battery, fuel cell, alcohol based fuel, etc. There are two major types of alcohol that has been used as fuel. These are Methanol and Ethanol. Five to ten percent of methanol has

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    America Must Develop Alternative Fuel Vehicles A Formula One race car accelerates from 0 to 60 mph in under 3 seconds. How could a car that goes 0 to 60 mph in 12 seconds ever be considered cool? The people at Engine Technology International must be impressed because they’ve crowned the gas-electric hybrid powerplant from the Honda Insight as International Engine of the Year 2000.1 The truth is, with a 95-mpg potential and a 110 mph top speed, the Insight is turning everybody’s head while at the

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    Alternative Fuel Vehicles You Can Buy Today From the earliest days of the automotive industry alternative fuels have always competed with petroleum for powering vehicles. Nicholas Cugnot made the first self-powered road vehicle in 1769 with a steam engine, and the first gasoline automobile didn't appear until over 100 years later from Karl Benz. Through the late 19th and early 20th century steam and electric power remained strong contenders. The invention of the self-starter for gasoline engines

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    This study seeks to examine the relationship between the price of gasoline and the demand for larger fuel inefficient vehicles such as full SUVs and pickup trucks. Various industry specialists have studied the vast decrease in sales for U.S. automakers; in particular, large SUV sales over the past six years and many analyst attributed the changes to the corresponding rise in the price of gasoline. Some studies show as much as a 20 percent decline in the market share of U.S. firms between 2002 and

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    Did you know that you can receive a maximum of a $7,500 tax credit for just owning an electric or hybrid vehicle? The United States government values citizens that buy fuel efficient vehicles because it gets the United States one step closer to not buying outsourced oil (Jones par.14). Hybrid vehicles are vehicles that are mostly powered by gasoline, but switch over to electric at stop signs or at coasting speeds. Electric cars are cars that are solely powered by electric from start up to shut

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    An Approach to Alternative Fuel Vehicle Rentals As one of the leading car rental companies, Lotus car rental is in a position to take advantage of a great opportunity. This is an opportunity to be one of the first car rental companies to provide our consumers with alternative options to fuel-powered vehicles, and to rise above the competition. Adding alternative fuel vehicles to our car rental fleet will increase our car rental turnover and improve the company's image to consumers. In this presentation

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    Keeping your car cool is one of the preferred ways through which you can save fuel. There are various car accessories available in the market which can be installed for less utilization of resources. The need to keep the car radiator cool is to avoid gasket exploding and overheating issues. Overheating of car engine can cause various problems which can empty your wallet. Handling out your car in certain manner will yield good result. Follow of certain tips will help a lot in keeping the engine

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    certain cars, fuel efficiency, or trade- in value? If so, the fueleconomy.gov/feg/ and Carsdirect.com could have the answers to all of your vehicle- related questions and more. These sites are smoe of the best automotive websites in the cyber world. They allow a buyer to find a vehicle, conduct research, make a purchase, obtain financing, and buy insurance, all from the comfort of your own home. If you are engrossed in finding out which new vehicles are equipped with alternative fuel technology for

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