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Going Beyond Lowering Emissions & Cost

Customers explore benefits to human health, safety and energy security that bolster the case for switching to autogas By Todd Muow Switching to propane autogas has many benefits. The most notable ones are decreasing harmful emissions and fleet costs. As an alternative fuel, it is widely known that vehicles that run on propane emit fewer greenhouse …

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Gov. Ivey Announces Westwater Resources Plans First U.S. Graphite Processing Plant in Alabama

Governor Kay Ivey gave remarks at the Alabama Graphite/Westwater Resources Announcement Tuesday June 22, 2021 in Montgomery, Ala. Westwater Resources Inc. to announce their plans to build a first-of-its-kind advanced graphite processing plant in Coosa County, putting Alabama at the forefront in the production of an essential material in batteries that power electrical vehicles, electronics …

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The University of Alabama named The EcoCAR Mobility Challenge Year Three Champion

CHICAGO, June 9, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — The University of Alabama has been named The EcoCAR Mobility Challenge Year Three champion, taking the lead in the premier four-year collegiate automotive engineering competition. Rounding out the top three are The Ohio State University in second place and West Virginia University in third place. University of Alabama EcoCAR Team testing their Chevrolet …

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Battery-Electric Vehicles Have Lower Scheduled Maintenance Costs than Other Light-Duty Vehicles

The estimated scheduled maintenance cost for a light-duty battery-electric vehicle (BEV) totals 6.1 cents per mile, while a conventional internal combustion engine vehicle (ICEV) totals 10.1 cents per mile. A BEV lacks an ICEV’s engine oil, timing belt, oxygen sensor, spark plugs and more, and the maintenance costs associated with them. The hybrid-electric vehicle (HEV) …

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Governor Ivey awards $4.1 million to install electric vehicle charging stations

Gov. Kay Ivey today awarded 18 grants to help bring Alabama motorists into the electric vehicle age. The grants totaling more than $4.1 million will help finance the installation of electric vehicle charging stations at many fueling stations near interstates and other major highways and corridors in central and north Alabama. Other types of businesses …

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Autocar dump truck carries heavy-duty name! Company’s new Badass model promises it can handle the most challenging jobs.

May 27, 2021 Posted by Brian Taylor    Hagerstown, Indiana-based Autocar LLC says its new DC-64D Dump Truck, also known as the Badass, can live up to its name as it joins “North America’s oldest line of specialized severe-duty vocational trucks.” The new model is fourth iteration of Autocar’s DC-64 severe-duty Class 8 line, says …

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Better, Cleaner Now with Biodiesel!

Biodiesel and renewable diesel are turning waste products into clean, green sustainable fuel. Across the country, users see superior performance and reduced emissions. Biodiesel is a clean air choice! Learn how you can put biodiesel to work in your community today and help us share the message: Biodiesel is better, cleaner, and available now! https://bettercleanernow.com/ …

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The National Average Cost of Fuel for an Electric Vehicle is about 60% Less than for a Gasoline Vehicle

Electric vehicles are more efficient than internal combustion vehicles, but fuel cost comparisons can be complicated due to differences in the units of measure. To address this, the Department of Energy developed the eGallon tool. The eGallon represents the cost of driving an electric vehicle (EV) the same distance a gasoline-powered vehicle could travel on one …

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Drive Electric EVent Rescheduled for May 22nd. Come Join EV owners at Pepper Place!

One of the best ways to learn about electric vehicles involves talking to motorists who already drive one.   That’s exactly what’s available at the Drive Electric Earth Day in Birmingham on Saturday, May 22nd, at The Market at Pepper Place in Birmingham. Electric vehicle owners will be there from 8 a.m. until noon to …

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