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Got a non-petroleum powered car? Race it to Vegas

The Escape from Berkeley race will pit makers of vehicles that don't use petroleum-based fuel against each other in a mad dash from the Bay Area city to Sin City

By March 4, 2008


Fake petroleum on tap at industrial microbe conference

Can microbes help us get off fossil fuel? Maybe.

By July 30, 2007


Russian petroleum and electricity direct to North America

Russia hopes to build tunnel beneath the Bering Sea to allow trucks and pipelines to connect Siberia and North America

By April 19, 2007


With Toyota in its rearview mirror, GM talks fuel-cell cars (Q&A)

Toyota has unveiled plans to sell a clean and green hydrogen fuel-cell vehicle in the US next year. CNET talks with a GM exec about the challenge of competing.

By June 28, 2014


Ford and Heinz want to cook up car parts from tomatoes

Heinz sure has a lot of extra tomato skins kicking around. The condiment company and Ford explore turning those skins into bioplastics.

By June 11, 2014


HP pays $108M to settle US probes into foreign bribes

The tech giant's subsidiaries in Russia, Poland, and Mexico paid bribes to officials to secure lucrative government contracts, federal investigators allege.

By April 9, 2014


Has Ford gone cuckoo for coconuts?

Ford and Scotts Miracle-Gro are researching the use of coconut fiber reinforcement for molded plastic parts to reduce the use of petroleum.

By October 7, 2011


Kior lands state loan to make 'biocrude' from wood

Biofuel company Kior gets $75 million loan from Mississippi to scale up its catalyst-based process for turning biomass into gasoline or diesel fuel.

By August 30, 2010


A Beltway boost for EVs

Automotive News reports on how the lobbying group SAFE, Securing America's Future Energy, is pushing government policy to encourage the electrification of cars.

By August 17, 2011