When gas prices rise, people's thoughts naturally jump to alternative fuel sources. Early adapters are already making the shift to hybrid cars, and eventually, we'll all be driving gasoline-free vehicles. Check out the articles in this roundup to learn all about the growing technology of alternative fuel.
Why do the EPA fuel economy numbers almost always seem to be off base? It has a lot to do with the way the EPA evaluates new cars and trucks for their energy consumption.
I've heard that it's possible to build a car engine to run off of ethanol, a byproduct of corn. How much corn would I need to grow in order to produce enough ethanol fuel to drive my car across the country?