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Hydrogen Fuel Cell Cars

We’ve talked a lot lately about alternative fuels here on the blog, and there’s one alternative fuel out there that’s really caught our eye: hydrogen. It’s a clean fuel, emitting only water vapor, which makes it much better for our planet than gasoline. But how does hydrogen fuel a vehicle? Are there hydrogen-powered cars out […]

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New Green Car Materials

Every year, new models look different and drive a little differently, and while much of that is due to design updates, a big part comes from the materials used in making the vehicle. New materials can affect everything from performance to efficiency to safety. Forget About Steel, Use Aluminum Because it’s much lighter than steel, […]

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The Future of MPGs

When gas prices were low enough that taking a leisurely drive wasn’t out of the question, no one really gave a hoot about gas prices. And with rapidly rising costs and more obvious effects of global warming, the general public has grown increasingly interested in fuel efficiency. We have to face it: there’s no way […]

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E-85 and Indiana’s Economy

Gasoline is refined from crude oil, much of which is found outside of the United States. Because we depend on external fuel sources, gasoline can be pretty pricey, and it also has sometimes-questionable implications for international relations. Besides that, gasoline emissions are harmful to the environment and contribute to poor air quality and the onset […]

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What Goes into Gas Prices?

Sometimes it’s availability, other times it’s trade price, but the things that actually determine gas prices are sometimes invisible to the everyday person. Over the last decade, prices have skyrocketed and left most of us begrudgingly emptying out our wallets for a full tank of gas while we remember the good ol’ days where gas […]