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Alternative fuels include biodiesel and hydrogen. Alternative fuels are important because they could eventually provide us with a cheaper, cleaner, and more abundant source of fuel. Check out these great alternative fuel articles from HowStuffWorks.


How Formula E Will Work

How Formula E Will Work

Formula E is an all-electric racing series scheduled to begin in 2014. Learn more about Formula E at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Can the U.S. Navy turn seawater into jet fuel?

Can the U.S. Navy turn seawater into jet fuel?

The U.S. Navy has a plan to turn seawater into jet fuel. Learn more at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Can ethanol damage your engine?

Can ethanol damage your engine?

Can ethanol damage your engine? Keep reading to discover if ethanol can damage your engine and learn more about flex fuel! See more »

How Carbon-neutral E-fuels Work

How Carbon-neutral E-fuels Work

Do you know How Carbon-neutral E-fuels Work? Keep reading to learn about zero-emission vehicles and discover how carbon-neutral e-fuels work. See more »

Are electric cars a failed experiment?

Are electric cars a failed experiment?

Are electric cars a failed experiment? Keep reading to learn about electric cars and discover if they are a failed experiment. See more »

How Plant-microbial Fuel Cells Work

How Plant-microbial Fuel Cells Work

Do you know How Plant-microbial Fuel Cells Work? Keep reading to learn how to generate power using plants and How Plant-microbial Fuel Cells Work. See more »

Does hydrogen destroy metals?

Does hydrogen destroy metals?

Hydrogen sounds great as the energy of the future until the topic of hydrogen embrittlement arises. Can we stop hydrogen from destroying metals? See more »

Is there a future for steam-powered, super-efficient cars?

Is there a future for steam-powered, super-efficient cars?

Is there a future for steam-powered, super-efficient cars? Keep reading to learn about steam powered super efficient cars! See more »

Natural Gas Vehicles: A Clean Alternative

Natural Gas Vehicles: A Clean Alternative

How much do you know about natural gas vehicles? Keep reading to learn about Natural Gas Vehicles: A Clean Alternative. See more »

Ethanol, E85, Flex Fuel…What Does It All Mean?

Ethanol, E85, Flex Fuel…What Does It All Mean?

How much do you know about ethanol, E85 and flex-fuel? Keep reading to learn about alternative fuels such as ethanol, E85 and flex-fuel. See more »