Coal-powered electric cars worse for public health than gasoline counterparts
Coal-powered electric cars worse for public health than gasoline counterparts

A new study has found that driving vehicles that use electricity made from clean, renewable energy instead of gasoline can actually push down death rates due to air pollution by as much as 70 percent.

Now, biofuel from oranges

 Scientists from Japan's Mie University have developed biofuel from inedible oranges and have received promising results due to its efficiency and less corrosive nature, media reported.

Study lists dangerous chemicals linked to breast cancer

Certain chemicals that are common in everyday life have been shown to cause breast cancer in lab rats and are likely to do the same in women, US researchers said today.

Biofuels from corn less beneficial than reported: Study

Biofuels from corn residue may be less beneficial than previously thought as a study has found using corn crop residue to make ethanol and other biofuels reduces soil carbon and can generate more greenhouse gases than gasoline.

US predicts vast majority of cars to still use gasoline by 2040

Electric cars might be the next big thing on roads, but the US Department of Energy has predicted that vast majority of cars would continue to use gasoline by the year 2040.

Scientists produce gasoline from bacteria

In a first, Korean scientists have successfully developed genetically modified microbes that can produce gasoline, used as fuel for transportation.

Nigeria labour says no agreement to end fuel strike

Nigeria`s government and labour unions have failed to end a paralysing nationwide strike over high gasoline costs.

China to send Iran gasoline as UN mulls sanctions

A state-owned Chinese refiner
plans to ship 30,000 metric tons of gasoline to Iran after
European traders halted shipments ahead of possible new UN
sanctions, according to Singapore ship brokers.

UAE adopts litre for measuring gasoline

Fuel stations across the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have adopted the litre instead of the imperial gallon as a unit of measurement from Jan 1 this year, WAM news agency reported Tuesday.