An Alternative Transportation Fuels Update

An Alternative Transportation Fuels Update

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As the United States imports more than half of its oil and overall consumption continues to climb, the 1992 Energy Policy Act established the goal of having qalternative fuelsq replace at least ten percent of petroleum fuels used in the transportation sector by 2000, and at least thirty percent by 2010. Currently, alternative fuels consumed in Alternative Fuel Vehicle (AFVs) account for less than one percent of total consumption of gasoline. This paper examines how alternative fuel E85 can be used to reverse that trend. In addition, this research paper will take a look at some of the ongoing government decisions concerning the use of the alternative fuel E85, and will discuss what policy makers might hold for the future in terms of the supply and demand of alternative fuels in the United States. This case study will be useful to all stakeholders involved in the transportation industry, including, but not limited to the government, policy makers, automakers, motorists, and researchers, eager to find a just balance with both a better transportation system and a healthy and clean environment.... Armada 2005 a€” 2007 5.6L Titan King Cab aamp; Crew Cab Mercury 2006 a€” 2007 4.6L Mercury Grand marquis (2- valve) ... automatic AND manual transportation 2005 3.2L C320 luxury aamp; sport sedan aamp; sport coupe Mercedes-Benz 2004 3.2Lanbsp;...

Title:An Alternative Transportation Fuels Update
Author:Sharon Lewis, Papa S. Travare
Publisher: - 2011


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