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LS9 raises funds for sugar-to-diesel tech

Biofuel company gets $30 million from private equity giant Black Rock and others to make designer microbe-driven diesel fuel.

By Dec. 21, 2010


New Fiskers will have V-8s or batteries, Wanxiang says

Chinese auto parts supplier Wanxiang plans to offer repurposed Fisker Karma's with V-8 engines capable of bringing the car to 200 mph.

By Feb. 21, 2014


Researchers coax bacteria to make biodiesel

Biofuel company LS9, along with government-funded researchers, have developed a way to convert non-food plants into biodiesel in a single step, promising lower costs.

By Jan. 27, 2010


Fake petroleum on tap at industrial microbe conference

Can microbes help us get off fossil fuel? Maybe.

By Jul. 30, 2007


Fornasari Thor ready for (simulated) planetary exploration

Fornasari shows off the Thor UDV at the 2011 Geneva auto show.

By Mar. 2, 2011


Check out the Hennessey Venom GT

Hennessey Performance unveiled the company's first production-ready Venom GT supercar. Chassis Number 01 Venom GT is headed to the UAE where it is to be delivered to its new owner by Hennessey's Middle East distributor.

By Jun. 14, 2010


In the lab, designing the ultimate biofuel bug

Start-up Joule Unlimited is on the forefront of using genetic engineering to replace petrofuels, trying to learn from shortcomings of other biofuel technologies.

By Mar. 25, 2011


Maker of microbe-inspired jet fuels gets more funding.

Get to work, microbes.

By Sep. 18, 2007


Green news harvest: Solar's 'carbon payback'

A study finds that solar panels do, on balance, reduce fossil fuel use. Also, the energy climate bill lumbers forward in the House.

By May. 20, 2009


Aurora's algae payoff: $50 a barrel, plus a price on carbon

Can algae be a competitive biodiesel feedstock with oil below $50 a barrel? Aurora Biofuels new CEO says yes, once there's a price on carbon emissions.

By Mar. 4, 2009