Entries Tagged as Other Fuels

June Question of the Month

June 30, 2017

Question of the Month: What's new for Clean Cities mobile tools and resources?

Answer:

Two new mobile tools have recently become available:

Station Locator app for Android: Android users can now access the Station Locator app through the Google Play store. As with the original iPhone app version, users can access the Station Locator from their mobile device and find the 20 closest stations within a 30-mile radius. Results display either on a map or in a list with station addresses, phone numbers, and hours of operation. Also available for iPhone from the iTunes store.

  • Trip Calculator mobile page: FuelEconomy.gov recently launched a mobile web page version of their popular Trip Calculator tool. This page allows users to easily calculate fuel economy for a trip while on the go.

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Tags: Biodiesel · CNG · E85 Ethanol · Electric · Ethanol · EV CHARGING · Hybrid · LNG · LPG · Other Fuels · Propane · Question of the Month · Workplace Charging




Welcome to My MPG

June 30, 2016

 

 

Welcome to My MPG!

Person refueling car

We've created "My MPG" to help you calculate and track your fuel economy and compare it with EPA test ratings. You can also share your MPG with other users.

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Tags: Incentives · MPG · Other Fuels · VEHICLES




Question of the Month....Answered!

May 25, 2016

Question of the Month: What is the AFLEET Tool, how can I use it to make decisions about alternative fuels, and what are the recent improvements?

Answer: Argonne National Laboratory’s Alternative Fuel Life-Cycle Environment and Economic Transportation (AFLEET) Tool allows you to examine both the environmental and economic costs and benefits of alternative fuel and advanced vehicles . 

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Tags: Biodiesel · CNG · E85 Ethanol · Electric · Emissions · Hybrid · Hydrogen · LNG · LPG · Other Fuels · Propane · Question of the Month · VEHICLES




<em>What factors affect fuel prices?</em>

July 23, 2015

 Question of the Month:What factors affect fuel prices?

Answer: When gasoline and diesel prices spike, we often want to blame someone for our pain at the pump. The reality is that the oil industry is a complex market. Though there are numerous factors that could ultimately influence the price of fuel, such as weather, government policies, and international relations, there are four factors that have the most significant influence. These factors include the cost of crude oil, refining costs and profits, distribution and marketing costs, and fuel taxes. Alternative fuels, such as natural gas, propane, electricity, and biofuels, can mitigate some price fluctuations attributable to short-term events, like natural disasters, because they diversify the fuel supply; however, some alternative fuel prices are also dependent on similar factors.

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Tags: Other Fuels · Question of the Month




May Question of the Month! Answered!

May 19, 2015

Question of the Month: How can I improve my gas mileage while driving this summer?

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Tags: Incentives · Other Fuels · Question of the Month