Monthly Archives: October 2006

Rabbittransit jumps into ultra low sulphur diesel and bio-diesel

Rabbittransit started using ultra low sulfur diesel fuel (ULSD) in September as the nationwide distribution system switched over to the cleaner fuel. As of today, the bus system serving the greater York area is running 16 buses on a 20 … Continue reading

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The Green Pee Machine

Urinals have lost the need for water. Walk into a select Pennsylvania Turnpike restroom or the Taj Mahal in Arga, India and a Falcon Waterfree urinal will greet you without a handle to pull.

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A grist mill grinds the Googleplex

Judy Grove beams while leading a tour though the historic Wallace-Cross Grist Mill in East Hopewell Township on a mild fall Sunday. “We’re very proud of this jewel we have in the middle of York County,” said Grove. The Friends … Continue reading

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The cat is out of the bag – Will the consumer expect more from here on out?

Will the consumer expect more fuel economy from here on out even with gas prices lower?

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Remembering the high gasoline prices of summer

No one seems to be talking much about energy dependence, the decline of oil, shortages … even the SUVs look happy consuming $2-a-gallon fuel. I was cleaning out my YDR e-mail at 4 a.m. when I should have been sleeping … Continue reading

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Biofuels conference today at the Holiday Inn

The Regional Economic Development District Initiatives of South Central Pennsylvania (REDDI) and the Governor’s Agriculture Renewable Energy Council will hold a conference today about biofuels at the Holiday Inn in West Manchester Township.

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Ultra low sulphur diesel finally here – a thriving generation X & Y market

I long for a mini-sub compact diesel car or pickup truck and diesel fuel prices not laden with taxes; clean diesel that works with clean diesel engines available in other countries. The whole diesel marketing strategy here is dysfunctional. It … Continue reading

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Hyundai Getz Diesel greener/more efficient than a hybrid

In a UK “GreenFleet Award

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As gas prices decline, consumers crave SUVs

As reflected in searches on cars.com, consumer interest in fuel-efficient cars has decreased while interest in large luxury SUVs have increased significantly in the past month.

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100 MPG Toyota Prius for 2009

The squeeze is on. Toyota has set a goal to break the 100 mpg barrier and make the Prius cheaper to produce. These numbers are based on the Japanese equivalent of our EPA numbers, so until it is tested to … Continue reading

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