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BJ's to sell gas for $2.50 gallon to kick off summer - Baltimore Sun (blog)

BJ's to sell gas for $2.50 gallon to kick off summer - Baltimore Sun (blog) | Retail Fuels OI | Scoop.it
BJ's to sell gas for $2.50 gallon to kick off summer Baltimore Sun (blog) The discounter is tying the promotion to Memorial Day weekend, the unofficial start of summer, at a time when gas prices have climbed 4 cents a gallon in a month,...
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EAT Club Goes Mobile, Bringing A Food Truck With Mobile Ordering ...

EAT Club Goes Mobile, Bringing A Food Truck With Mobile Ordering ... | Retail Fuels OI | Scoop.it
EAT Club, which is launching in private beta today, has a unique spin on the way that users get lunch. The service hopes to get rid of all the hassles around..
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Tests may lead to doubling of fuel cell life - R & D Magazine

Tests may lead to doubling of fuel cell life - R & D Magazine | Retail Fuels OI | Scoop.it
R & D Magazine Tests may lead to doubling of fuel cell life R & D Magazine A team of SFU student researchers is at work at Ballard Power Systems in Burnaby carrying Researchers working to improve durability in fuel cell powered buses, including a...
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Rara.com With BMW Launches European In-Car Streaming Service - Billboard

Rara.com With BMW Launches European In-Car Streaming Service - Billboard | Retail Fuels OI | Scoop.it
Rara.com With BMW Launches European In-Car Streaming Service Billboard The next generation of in-car music entertainment has moved up a gear following the announcement that U.K.-based music streaming service rara.com has partnered with BMW to...
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Dog stolen from woman's locked car while she grabs cup of coffee - CBS News

Dog stolen from woman's locked car while she grabs cup of coffee - CBS News | Retail Fuels OI | Scoop.it
CBS News Dog stolen from woman's locked car while she grabs cup of coffee CBS News (CBS) PITTSBURGH - When a Pittsburgh woman stopped for 15 minutes to get a cup of coffee Tuesday, someone stole her one-year-old Chihuahua-terrier mix, Sasha, out of...
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Natural Gas – What a difference a year makes! | The Motley Fool

Natural Gas – What a difference a year makes! | The Motley Fool | Retail Fuels OI | Scoop.it
Another year like the last one is unlikely but longer term, natural gas still makes a lot of sense.
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Russia Skips Hybrids in Push for Natural Gas Cars

Russia Skips Hybrids in Push for Natural Gas Cars | Retail Fuels OI | Scoop.it
Russia, the world’s second-largest producer of natural gas, is making a bet that methane-powered cars are an alluring market for future growth.
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Fueled by Tolling, Innovation Stems From Our Local Communities

Fueled by Tolling, Innovation Stems From Our Local Communities | Retail Fuels OI | Scoop.it
The funding crunch facing America's transportation infrastructure has made it crucial for our cities, counties, states and regions to find innovative ways of funding our mobility.
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EPA taking aim at auto emissions, sulfur in gas

EPA taking aim at auto emissions, sulfur in gas | Retail Fuels OI | Scoop.it
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"An oil industry study says the proposed rule being unveiled Friday by the administration could increase gasoline prices by 6 cents to 9 cents a gallon. The Environmental Protection Agency estimates an increase of less than a penny and an additional $130 to the cost of a vehicle in 2025."
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Gas-Station Designers Have Fantasies, Too - New York Times

A ROBOTIC arm comes out of a gasoline pump and inserts itself in your gas tank. While it fills your tank, a scanner reads your credit card from a device attached to your key chain. You zoom off in
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A ROBOTIC arm comes out of a gasoline pump and inserts itself in your gas tank. While it fills your tank, a scanner reads your credit card from a device attached to your key chain. You zoom off in two minutes flat. The robotic arm, called ''Smart Pump,'' and the scanner, called ''Easy Pay,'' are both being tried out at a Shell station near Sacramento, Calif. And that's not all. Most major oil companies are dreaming up other ways to transform the 160,000 gas stations in the country -- trying out robotic systems, for instance, that would check the tire pressure, oil and water while the gas tank is being filled.
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New Detroit Electric plans battery sports car soon - USA TODAY

New Detroit Electric plans battery sports car soon - USA TODAY | Retail Fuels OI | Scoop.it
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New Detroit Electric plans battery sports car soon
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Detroit Electric, a once and future car company, says it's about to move from start-up to crank-up, aiming to begin producing a battery-power sports car in August.
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ExxonMobil Study Says Diesel to Surpass Gasoline as World's Fuel ...

ExxonMobil Study Says Diesel to Surpass Gasoline as World's Fuel ... | Retail Fuels OI | Scoop.it
The ExxonMobil report also states that by 2025, hybrids will become more accessible, and that by 2040 they will make up more than 50 percent of all new cars sales. Plug-in hybrids and full EVs will also begin to make their ...
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Why Your Car Is Now A Giant Smartphone On Wheels

Why Your Car Is Now A Giant Smartphone On Wheels | Retail Fuels OI | Scoop.it
There was a time when the automotive industry was the pride of America, when consumers eagerly awaited each new model, when Wall Street happily buzzed about each upcoming earnings report.
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Rental car with a twist: it's someone else's car - Salt Lake Tribune

Rental car with a twist: it's someone else's car - Salt Lake Tribune | Retail Fuels OI | Scoop.it
Rental car with a twist: it's someone else's car
Salt Lake Tribune
On a recent trip to San Francisco, I rented a car for four days. But not just any car. Somebody else's car.
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College Fossil-Fuel Divestment Movement... - ABC News

College Fossil-Fuel Divestment Movement... - ABC News | Retail Fuels OI | Scoop.it
College Fossil-Fuel Divestment Movement...
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In an effort to slow the pace of climate change, students at more than 200 colleges are asking their schools to stop investing in fossil fuel companies.
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"Regulatory and Consumer Sentiment" FI.

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America's Fuel Source of the Future Could Be 'Pond Scum' - The Atlantic Cities

America's Fuel Source of the Future Could Be 'Pond Scum' - The Atlantic Cities | Retail Fuels OI | Scoop.it
The Atlantic Cities
America's Fuel Source of the Future Could Be 'Pond Scum'
The Atlantic Cities
Autos from the black lagoon could be a reality in the coming decades, if experiments to transform algae into a fuel source prove successful.
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Nearly Free Electric Car Leases in a State Near You? - ABC News (blog)

Nearly Free Electric Car Leases in a State Near You? - ABC News (blog) | Retail Fuels OI | Scoop.it
ABC News (blog)
Nearly Free Electric Car Leases in a State Near You?
ABC News (blog)
Accustomed to their gas-guzzling companions, many Americans are hesitant to buy an electric or hybrid vehicle.
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A Benz With a Virtual Chauffeur

A Benz With a Virtual Chauffeur | Retail Fuels OI | Scoop.it
The 2014 Mercedes-Benz S-Class, introduced on Wednesday in Germany, brings cars one step closer to autonomous driving.
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All but driving for you.

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Fuel Station + McDonalds

Fuel Station + McDonalds | Retail Fuels OI | Scoop.it
Shaping the future one building at a time. (So, this is a McDonalds??? http://t.co/aXtaZwixDX #fancybigmac)
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The Best Car Speed for Fuel Economy - ecogreen4us

The Best Car Speed for Fuel Economy - ecogreen4us | Retail Fuels OI | Scoop.it
There are no exact speeds for any cars in this world. However you could use these devices to obtain the best speed for fuel economy of your car.
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GE Partners With Online Design Community For Crowdsourced Innovation - PSFK

GE Partners With Online Design Community For Crowdsourced Innovation - PSFK | Retail Fuels OI | Scoop.it
The partnership with Quirky focuses on the development of co-branded products based on thousands of patents being opened up.
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Could this be part of the continual consumer engagement and pull?

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EFuel100, Earth's First Home Ethanol System, a Product of E-Fuel Corporation

EFuel100, Earth's First Home Ethanol System, a Product of E-Fuel Corporation | Retail Fuels OI | Scoop.it
EFuel 100
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"Compatible with numerous organic fuel materials for use as feedstock, including liquids rich in sugar, discarded beverages with residual sugar and/or alcohol, fermentable liquids, cellulosic material and algae"
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What to watch for at New York Auto Show next week - USA TODAY

What to watch for at New York Auto Show next week - USA TODAY | Retail Fuels OI | Scoop.it
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What to watch for at New York Auto Show next week
USA TODAY
2014 Kia Forte Koupe The sedan, unveiled at the L.A.
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What David Brooks Got Wrong About Energy Innovation

What David Brooks Got Wrong About Energy Innovation | Retail Fuels OI | Scoop.it
Last week, David Brooks used his column in the NY Times to lift the covers on the world of energy.
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Small Gas Car Beats Hybrid on Fuel, Loan Costs? - Fox Business

Small Gas Car Beats Hybrid on Fuel, Loan Costs? - Fox Business | Retail Fuels OI | Scoop.it
Small Gas Car Beats Hybrid on Fuel, Loan Costs?
Fox Business
It probably won't come as a surprise that when gas prices go up, car buyers shift their purchases to more fuel-efficient cars.
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