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From car lots to city budgets, cheap oil means change

...10 years in Galesburg, Illinois, and overall for 38 years, and suddenly finds himself with too many smaller fuel-efficient cars on his City Select lot when trucks and sports cars might sell better. "I need to be smarter even than I've...
Solar energy in Southeast: Is it for real, or is it a joke?

...price of gasoline?" He laughed and said, "I told my father that he should probably think about getting a more fuel efficient car." Then, he then continued."I think Americans should start driving cars that get better gas mileage as well...
Outside editorial: GM's second and last lease on life

...will revert to their old sins and corporate hubris. GM's biggest challenge is to focus on designing and selling fuel-efficient cars that Americans want. We all know the story of the automaker's last two years all too well. The government stepped...
Smart grid demystified?

...gasoline consumption and save money by employing a variety of gas saving measures. In addition to buying a more fuel efficient car, many consumers now keep tire pressure at optimum levels; adjust driving speeds and utilize coasting; and keep...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...shocks of the 1970s was the discovery that there are innumerable ways to conserve energy, such as through more fuel-efficient cars and better-insulated buildings and appliances that run on much less electricity. That discovery remains valid...
Oil spills don't belong in refuge

...drilling in this environmentally sensitive wildlife refuge. We can reduce our fossil fuel consumption, drive more fuel efficient cars and develop alternative energy sources. Other promising regions are already open for development with billions...
Obama strikes a gusher of truth

...just a few years after the first oil crisis forced Americans nationwide into lengthy gas lines and smaller, more fuel-efficient cars. It was clear the country needed an energy policy that didn't depend on deregulating the oil industry or throwing...
Outside editorial: GM a newer, more expensive American Motors

...pushing companies to build more fuel-efficient cars - a good idea. But smaller, fuel-efficient cars have never sold well can build reliable, fuel-efficient cars that people want to buy...
The 'Cash for Clunkers' program was a good deal

...government encouraged sales by offering vouchers of up to $4,500 for consumers who traded in gas guzzlers for more fuel-efficient cars. Pennsylvania finished sixth, with $138.7 million worth of rebates; New Jersey was ninth, with $103.4...
Warmer world will be wetter behind the kind of scenarios I've presented here." Asked for his opinion of what to do, Weller said more fuel-efficient cars, alternative energy sources, conservation, recycling and nuclear power offer some hope for reducing the burning...


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