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Alternative fuels for automobiles

Alternative fuels for automobiles

are they cleaner than gasoline?

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Published by Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Motor fuels -- Environmental aspects -- United States,
  • Methanol as fuel -- Environmental aspects -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDavid E. Gushee
    SeriesMajor studies and issue briefs of the Congressional Research Service -- 1992, reel 5, fr. 00781
    ContributionsLibrary of Congress. Congressional Research Service
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination30 p.
    Number of Pages30
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15459738M

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    ALTERNATIVE FUEL VEHICLES HYBRID • PLUG-IN HYBRID • FUEL CELL ELECTRIC Our lineup of alternative fuel vehicles has expanded over the years. Model year hybrids and newer now come with an enhanced hybrid battery warranty covering 10 years or , miles, whichever comes first. Pros: Potential for excellent fuel economy, run on existing gasoline supplies, and drive just like regular cars, requiring no change in lifestyle habits. Cons: Some hybrids cost much more than.

      There’s plenty of room for five and good fuel economy to be had from the 4-cylinder version, though if you want more power, there’s a V6 option. See Autotrader listings right here on 2. Additional Information. Alternative & Advanced Fuels – Alternative Fuels Data Center. Alternative Fuel Price Report – Alternative Fuels Data Center. Alternative Fuel Corridors. The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) recently announced the designation of the nation’s first alternative fuel corridors for electric, hydrogen, natural gas, and propane vehicles.


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