TITLE

ENVIRONMENTAL FUELS

AUTHOR(S)
Johnston, Lynnaire
PUB. DATE
June 2006
SOURCE
Company Vehicle;Jun2006, p42
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the efforts of some automobile companies to use alternative sources of fuel due to increasing oil prices in New Zealand. Nikk Hannan, general manager of Caltex, said that they were mandated by the government to use biofuels by 2008. Toyota and Honda are selling hybrid vehicles in various models. Honda New Zealand aims to reduce the environmental impact of its automobiles. INSETS: A WORD FROM FLEETSMART AND ECOFLEET;TOYOTA HAS LARGEST RANGE OF NEW AND USED HYBRIDS.
ACCESSION #
21865614

 

Related Articles

  • It's a darn good idea for NASCAR. Crain, Keith // Automotive News;3/5/2007, Vol. 81 Issue 6245, p12 

    The article comments on the issue of fuel efficiency related to motorsports in the U.S. It is an irony that NASCAR has decided to stop using leaded fuel from its races and its race cars, only 32 years after the government began phasing lead out of the gasoline sold to general public. Seeing the...

  • The Local Social and Environmental Impacts of Smallholder-Based Biofuel Investments in Zambia. German, Laura; Schoneveld, George C.; Gumbo, Davison // Ecology & Society;2011, Vol. 16 Issue 4, Special section p1 

    High oil prices, recent commitments by industrialized countries to enhance the use of renewable energy, and efforts by developing countries to stimulate foreign investment as a pathway to development have fueled high levels of interest in the biofuel sector throughout much of sub-Saharan Africa....

  • Is bioenergy the solution? Gresham, Robert M. // Tribology & Lubrication Technology;Apr2008, Vol. 64 Issue 4, p15 

    The author examines the potential of bioenergy for addressing the world's energy crisis. The lubricant industry is exploring the production of gasoline and biodiesel fuels from corn and soybean methyl ester because of the impact of crude oil price increases. He argues that it is not really...

  • THE OUTLOOK FOR BIOFUELS. Rice, Bernard; Finnan, John // Irish Farmers Monthly;Mar2009, p25 

    The article provides an outlook for the biofuel industry in Ireland. The biofuel sector has been affected by the decline in oil prices. It is noted that the agreement on the European Union (EU) Renewable Energy Directive will affect biofuel developments in the country. Thus, the National Action...

  • Biofuels could cut pump price.  // Professional Engineering;9/21/2005, Vol. 18 Issue 17, p6 

    The article reports that developing the indigenous biofuels industry could help to stem rising fuel prices. Large-scale growth of crops such as oilseed rape and sugar beet so they can he processed into fuels, so called energy crops, could also have the benefits of reducing vehicle emissions and...

  • The biomass bonanza. FLYNN, BOB // Pulp & Paper;Sep2008, Vol. 82 Issue 9, p48 

    The author reflects on the effect of the increasing oil prices on the timber industry in the U.S. He notes that the increasing oil prices have made a huge demand for wood for energy leading to the soaring prices for timber and obscene profits for timber businesses. He notes that many U.S. states...

  • The US Ethanol and Biofuels Boom: Its Origins, Current Status, and Future Prospects. Tyner, Wallace E. // BioScience;Jul/Aug2008, Vol. 58 Issue 7, p646 

    This article explains why we are experiencing a boom in ethanol and other biofuels, the current status of biofuels, and prospects for the future under different policy regimes. I argue that today's boom is in a sense an unintended consequence of a fixed ethanol subsidy that was keyed to...

  • Facing the crude truth. Edge, Gordon // Engineer (00137758);Apr2015, Vol. 296 Issue 7862, p12 

    The author comments on the impact of the dramatic decline in oil prices in the second half of 2014 on the renewables sector in Great Britain. Topics covered include the different impact of the decline on different sectors and that it has no direct effect on most renewables as they are electric...

  • A Monthly Snapshot of What's Been Pumped, Burned and Bought. OLLER, SAMANTHA // CSP;Jan2016, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p136 

    The article presents statistics on fuel purchases and consumption in the U.S. as of December 2015.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics