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Commented On: 2012 Ford Focus Electric: Overly Timid Or Cleverly Cautious?


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Polititians are more than happy to take political 'contribution$' for giving $ub$idieS to the most profitable companies in history. Electric vehicles are good for the whole world.

Commented On: Ford Shares EcoBoost, High MPG, Small Engine Math: Infographic


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Couldn't Ford use it's 4 cylinder EcoBoost engine in it's bigger trucks as a range extended electric vehicle? The Chevy Volt is an electric car with a small gas engine. The gas engine is only used to generate electricity for the battery and electric drive. Ford should make it a plug in electric vehicle with a 'range extending' flex-fuel engine.

Commented On: 80 Million Vehicles Built Globally Last Year--A New Record


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The 'Open Fuel Standard Act of 2011' is federal legislation that would mandate a certain percentage of vehicles sold in te USA to use an alternate fuel. Flex fuel vehicles, natural gas and electric vehicles would satisfy the requirements to meet percentage goals. All domestic, alternate fuels will reduce greenhouse gas emmissions and reduce foreign oil imports. Please learn about the 'Open Fuel Standard Act o 2011' and then tell your legislators to pass this important legislation.

Commented On: 80 Million Vehicles Built Globally Last Year--A New Record


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Reducing vehicle size and increasing vehicle occupancy will save some fuel. Public transportation is good in some big cities. Elecrtic and hybrid electric vehilcles, especially electric bicycles are very efficient also. The cost of electricity is going up less than liquid fuels. A plug in electric vehicle can be charged with solar power! Every other fuel is a processed fuel. Most windpower comes over the national transmisson grid, making it a domestic energy option, not necessarally local. I tell my friends,"Any fuel, but Exxon"!

Commented On: Toyota's Electric-Car Hat Trick: Three New EVs for 2012


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Does anyone know if the Toyota Prius has a flex-fuel gas engine? With a flex-fuel I can buy E85 which is 85% ethanol or M85, which is 85% methanol. The less petroleum fuel, the better. If we have a choice of fuel, the price of gas will go down for everyone!
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