Electric Cars Aren't So Dirty, Coal Power at 35-year Low
Electric vehicles aren’t rollin’ coal anymore — or, at least, not nearly as much as they used to.
Reuters reports coal-fired electricity generation is now at a 35-year low in the U.S., and November 2015 was the fifth month in a row more natural gas than coal was used to produce electricity.
That’s not all. From Reuters:
With just one month of data missing in 2015, some analysts think power companies may have burned more gas than coal for the full year for the first time in history.
Oh, and guess what’s dirtier than natural gas when burned? You bet: gasoline.
BREAKING: Finicky Mazda Remote Start App Has Stopped Working, Power Outage Blamed
Mazda’s remote start app, which the automaker rolled out last month, has been suspended until Sept. 2 while the automaker restores its servers, the automaker said in an email Thursday to owners.
… we regret to inform you that, due to a system outage at our supplier’s data center, the MMS website and smartphone application are currently unavailable. We anticipate full system recovery on September 2, 2015.
The email notice stated the service was crippled by a “power outage that affected the data servers.”
GAO: Current Natural Gas Standards Cost Taxpayers Millions
A new report by the Government Accountability Office says the Bureau of Land Management has yet to revise standards over natural gas, costing taxpayers.
DeltaWing Entering GT, Eyeing Future Showroom Debut
Coming soon to a track near you, DeltaWing will bring its signature design to the GT class, and eyes set on the showroom down the road.
Chevrolet, Honda Give CNG Passenger Cars Another Chance
Aside from a few trucks, some taxis and a fair number of buses, natural gas doesn’t receive a lot of play in the alternative energy game in comparison to darlings such as electric power and hydrogen. Despite this condition, Chevrolet and Honda are both ready to push natural gas onto commuters and efficiency-minded consumers alike.