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French fuel strikes: A tedious 'tantrum' or a 'sacred' duty?

The - ‎11 hours ago‎
Strikes are putting France in a serious stranglehold - but is it a good or bad thing? The Local's readers sound off. Five free smartphone apps to help you find petrol in France (26 May 16); Interactive map: Where to find petrol in France (26 May 16 ...

Ikea and Nestle call for new EU laws to cut truck emissions

The Guardian - ‎11 hours ago‎
Heavy duty vehicles make up less than 5% of Europe's road traffic but chug out a quarter of the sector's carbon emissions - more than airplanes - and their fuel efficiency has hardly changed in two decades. The EU's climate commissioner Miguel Arias ...
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Beijing will get China's strictest fuel standards next year

Autoblog (blog) - ‎11 hours ago‎
Beijing will enact China's strictest vehicle-fuel standards early next year. Among other things, China's capital city will lower the maximum sulfur allowance in light-duty vehicle fuel in an effort to cut vehicle emissions by as much as 20 percent ...

Descent of the machines: Volvo's robot mining trucks get rolling

The Guardian - ‎18 hours ago‎
The cheerful Swede is sitting in a standard Volvo FMX heavy duty truck, a haulage industry workhorse. But where once there was a narrow bed behind the seat there is now a laptop and a tangle of ... Last month, six of the largest European truck brands ...
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Q&A: Bernie Sanders on the Future of the Democratic Party

TIME - ‎13 hours ago‎
I think the real debate will center around how aggressively we take on the fossil fuel industry. I will push for a tax on carbon. Secretary Clinton now opposes that. I think the crisis on clean water is one of the evolving crises in our country around ...

Gov't votes against rice motion but PM promises fuel review

Stabroek News - ‎16 hours ago‎
What they can do is to is to offer the rice farmers other duty free oil, machineries for so many years subjected to re-negotiation.
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INTERVIEWS: Top UN peacekeeping, logistical officials discuss threats to 'blue helmets'

UN News Centre - ‎7 hours ago‎
The 2016 commemoration marked the eighth straight year in which the UN has honoured more than 100 peacekeepers who lost their lives in the previous year in the line of duty. “They are sacrificing their lives in the effort to bring peace and security to ...

SAE now has a wireless charging standard: J2954

Autoblog (blog) - ‎7 hours ago‎
WARRENDALE, Pa., May 17, 2016 - SAE International approved for publishing "SAE TIR J2954 Wireless Power Transfer for Light-Duty Plug-In/ Electric Vehicles and Alignment Methodology," a milestone industry guideline to establish wireless power transfer ...

With more alternatives, are we nearing the end of the Oil Age?

Fort Worth Star Telegram (blog) - ‎1 hour ago‎
With pump prices at just over $2 per gallon, efficient gasoline-powered cars selling for less than $20,000, and dirt-cheap financing available for most buyers, electric vehicles have become a hard sell due to their limited range and high costs, even ...
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Mountain Dew Drops Call of Duty Partnership for Titanfall 2

Game Rant - ‎7 hours ago‎
Titanfall 2 has replaced the Call of Duty franchise as the poster title for Mountain Dew's 2016 Game Fuel campaign.

For tanker owners, shrinking oil glut is least of their worries

Energy Voice - ‎17 hours ago‎
The slump was caused by most enduring oil glut in a generation, flooding shipping companies with more cargoes than they could handle and driving down fuel costs that are the industry's biggest expense. Rates got so high that owners embarked on the ...

Westport Announces Exchange Ratio for Merger Agreement with Fuel Systems

PR Newswire (press release) - ‎12 hours ago‎
Enhanced R&D and product development - The Merger will combine Westport's expertise in medium- and heavy-duty, and high horsepower applications with Fuel Systems' core focus and development efforts in automotive and industrial applications.
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George Osborne admits EU referendum partly being held to heal Tory divisions - ‎May 25, 2016‎
The Chancellor hit back: "I'll tell you what we've done in recent weeks - we've taken another million people out of tax altogether, we've frozen fuel duty, we've cut business rates for small businesses, we've seen the deficit fall by another £16 ...
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Charged Up: Where Do Electric Vehicles Go from Here?

Machine Design - ‎7 hours ago‎
While debate continues over whether electric vehicles (EVs) are actually environmentally superior and more cost-efficient than those powered by fossil fuels, the fact is that fully electric cars and hybrids are gaining in popularity and sales. Sales of ...

Sen. Cory Gardner Asks Colleagues to Oppose Excise Tax Increase on Trucks | Transport Topics Online | Trucking ...

Transport Topics Online - ‎6 hours ago‎
introduced May 24 would express the sense of Congress that a federal excise tax on new tractor-trailers and other heavy-duty trucks “inhibits the sale of the cleanest, safest and most fuel-efficient heavy-duty trucks and trailers.” The resolution also ...
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Michigan's Gasoline Emergency - ‎3 hours ago‎
With the pipeline out of commission, distributors have been especially busy moving fuel, while their drivers have been driving longer distances, clocking more hours and reaching their weekly maximum driving and on-duty limits faster than usual ...

Is automobile fuel economy hitting a dead end?

GreenBiz - ‎May 25, 2016‎
Five years ago, flanked by auto industry executives at a Washington, D.C. auto show, President Barack Obama announced a historic agreement to increase fuel economy and reduce greenhouse gas emissions for cars and light-duty trucks. "By 2025," the ...
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Special session starts, facing same issues - ‎6 hours ago‎
Walker said it is “too soon to tell” if he will introduce another bill addressing oil and gas tax credits during the special session or whether he'll let a conference committee of House and Senate members sort out their differences.
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CUC base rate to increase

The Cayman Reporter - ‎11 hours ago‎
More significantly the overall rate, including the fuel cost charge rate, is currently at an 8-year low, assisted by the decline in world fuel oil prices and a reduction in Government fuel duties. However, we continue to encourage our customers to ...

Four Tires and Fuel: Charlotte

La Junta Tribune Democrat - ‎10 hours ago‎
A significant amount of media attention is put on drivers who attempt double duty, so it could potentially bring a little more international attention to NASCAR depending on which driver did it.