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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 December 21, 2010

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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 February 21, 2014

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Molecules for sale: Biofuel outfits bet on chemicals

Making industrial chemicals from plants is easier to crack into than the cut-rate world of transportation fuels for young green-tech companies seeking a commercial foothold.

By May 9, 2011

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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 March 25, 2011

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Fornasari Thor ready for (simulated) planetary exploration

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

By March 2, 2011

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Joule patents fuel made from water, sunlight, CO2

Biotech start-up receives a patent for a process where genetically engineered cyanobacteria make hydrocarbons directly during growth.

By September 14, 2010

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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 June 14, 2010

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The Hennessey Venom GT is here

Web video of the Venom GT. Based upon the Lotus Elise, the Venom GT combines a high-tech, lightweight British chassis with a powerful American V8.

By March 29, 2010

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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 January 27, 2010

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Joule adds CO2 to sunlight to make fuel

Two-year-old Joule Biotechnologies introduces its synthetic biology technology that uses engineered microorganisms to make ethanol from sunlight and carbon dioxide.

By July 26, 2009