German airline Lufthansa will conclude its six-month biofuel trial with a transatlantic flight today between Frankfurt and Washington DC.
Still clearing up after Christmas? According to research by scientists at Imperial College London, if all the UK’s discarded wrapping paper and Christmas cards were turned into biofuel, it could run a bus for 18 million km.
Thai Airways International will become the first airline in Asia to make a biofuel-powered passenger flight tomorrow.
Niche markets are making a big impact in the development of a hydrogen economy, according to Stewart Dow, packaged energy manager at BOC.
Shipping giant Maersk has announced plans to collaborate with the US Navy on the development of algae-based biofuel.
The US Department of Energy is investing $7 million in four projects aimed at advancing hydrogen storage technologies for use in fuel cell vehicles.
California’s air quality regulator, the Air Resources Board, has confirmed its plans to introduce new limits to greenhouse gas emissions from cars and put 1.4 million electric, plug-in and hydrogen cars on the road.
The US Navy has placed a record order for 450,000 gallons of advanced renewable biofuel with Dynamic Fuels.
The Tokyo Motor Show opened yesterday with a strong emphasis on ‘green’ fuel efficient vehicles from many manufacturers.
The US Department of Transportation and Environmental Protection Agency yesterday announced new, stronger fuel efficiency and greenhouse gas emission standards for cars and light trucks that they say “can’t wait”.