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  • A bad idea hits the gas pumps

    Dustin Heron Urban has declared war on the little black stickers at gas stations that announce the availability of ethanol.

  • Fill 'er up with moonshine

    Chris Myles plans to fuel his vehicles with homebrewed ethanol, made in a still he built at his home in Silverton, Colo.

  • The end of exurbia: An interview with James Howard Kunstler

    James Howard Kunstler talks about the end of oil, and how the West’s exurbs will expire when the automobile does

  • The American Dream, sans gasoline

    The author’s successful search for a car that can run on biodiesel helps her understand the lure of the open road

  • Slow down, you drive too fast

    Allen Best says we’d save on both oil and sanity – and even have a chance to enjoy the scenery – if we’d slow down on Western highways.

  • Why the West should copy Swiss transit

    The contrast between a Mount Hood traffic jam and a week in a car-free Swiss resort convinces Bill Cook that the West needs to get serious about mass transit.

  • Hydrogen Highway Revisited

    Arnold Schwarzenegger wants to save the planet through hydrogen power, but critics say the notion is just hot air

  • Global charming

    Arnold Schwarzenegger’s belief that he can save the planet through hydrogen power is much like one of his movie performances – entertaining, charismatic and ultimately unrealistic

  • Changing the world, one car at a time

    Greg Rock, co-founder of the Green Car Company in Seattle, is determined to help the world drive into a greener and more sustainable future

  • Why do we keep driving ourselves crazy?

    The contrast between a Mount Hood traffic jam and a week in a car-free Swiss resort convinces Bill Cook that the West needs to get serious about mass transit.

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