Electric Scooter vs Petrol Scooter : Huge Money Savings

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In the blog/video, we bust this myth and we show how petrol scooters cost same as electric scooters and you always save money when it comes to total cost of ownership when using an EV. There are more expensive variants in the petrol scooter world.

Electric Scooter vs Petrol Scooter : Huge benefits for India

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Video : ​Electric Scooter vs Petrol Scooter : Benefits for India Air Pollution An electric scooter runs on an electric motor which consumers power from a charged battery. Where as a petrol scooter emits a combination of carbon dioxide, carbon monoxide and particulate matter.


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Shell petrol stations hit by Greenpeace campaigners

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Campaigners for the charity began using emergency shut off switches at the stations to stop petrol supplies to forecourt pumps. Latest news Edinburgh London Oil petrol shell UKAt least 50 Shell stations in London have been overrun by Greenpeace protestors as part of the environmental charity’s Save the Arctic campaign. Shell stations in Edinburgh have also been hit as the protestors attempt [.].

Demand for petrol continues to fall

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Petrol demand continues to rise in USA

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According to figures from the American Petroleum Institute (API), US petrol deliveries increased by 2.5 Green cars Latest news American Petroleum Institute crude oil gasoline demand petrol demand US petrol demandper cent in September – reaching 19.9million barrels a day. Motor gasoline demand was only up by 0.3 per cent; but distillate demand reached a record for the month. However, compared to the previous year, overall petroleum demand was down [.].

US petrol demand falls for first time in 2011

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Green credentials Latest news crude oil gasoline Green cars petrol imports petroleum refinery gasoline production US petrol US petrol demandThe month of July marked the first time this in 2011 that total petroleum deliveries in the USA actually fell year-on-year – dropping by half a per cent compared to one year ago. According to figures from the American Petroleum Institute (API), motor gasoline demand reached a low for any July in the past decade; [.].

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US demand for petrol slumps

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Indian Oil to install EV charging facility at 100 outlets in Maharashtra

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Indian Oil to install EV charging facility at 100 outlets in Maharashtra. The State-owned Indian Oil is planning to install electric vehicle charging points at 100 of its outlets across Maharashtra, including five in the Marathwada region. Indian Oil to install EV charging facility.

Could algae oil replace imported petroleum oil?

Green Cars News

Oil grown in outdoor raceway ponds located in the Gulf Coast, Southeastern Seaboard and the Great Lakes could help solve the US’s reliance on imported oil. According to a new Pacific Northwest National Laboratory study, algae oil could replace up to 17 per cent of the US’s imported oil for transportation; with the study also [.]. Biofuels Green cars Latest news algae oil Pacific Northwest National Laboratory petrol oil

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Harvard Study: Oil prices set to fall

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Let’s be honest, our interest in green cars has not only been prompted by our willingness to do more for the environment, but also for our need for affordable driving as petrol prices spiral out of control. Green cars Latest news fuel efficiency green cars Oil oil companies oil prices petrol prices

‘Buy Tesla’: Goldman Sachs defines investments as the Age of Oil closes


Goldman Sachs is preparing for the lapse of the Age of Oil, predicting big gains for the companies that continue to help expand the footprint of sustainable energy. The biggest disruptions for the global oil and petrol market come where electrification is becoming a more favorable option.

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Decline in petrol demand begins to slow down

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According to the American Petroleum Institute, July US oil product deliveries fell three per cent slowing the rate of decline by half compared to the first half of the year. per cent and distillate fuel oil deliveries (which includes diesel fuel) notched up their first month in nearly two years without a significant dip. Meanwhile, US crude oil production was close to three per cent higher than the previous year while US petroleum imports fell 10.3

Could bamboo ethanol be the ultimate petrol alternative?

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From vegetable oil to corn, there have been a host of biofuels discussed as alternatives to petrol: however, now a new study has suggested that bamboo may be the ultimate option. According to research at Imperial College London, bioethanol production from bamboo in China is economically and technic[.]. Latest News Green cars Biofuels

UK says no to EU ban on petrol and diesel cars

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The UK government has rejected plans from the EU which plan a ban on petrol and diesel cars from city centres by 2050. The European Commission revealed its white paper ‘Roadmap for the Future of Transport 2050’ late yesterday which details plans to reduce dependency on oil, reduce congestion and reduce emissions from the transport [.]. Green credentials ban city diesel eu future of transport Norman Baker petrol transport

Electric cars to outnumber petrol car sales by 2020

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Electric cars battery Better Place gasoline Oil Shai Agassi swapElectric car guru Shai Agassi made a startling prediction in an exclusive interview with the Associated Press (AP); before 2020 he expects that more people around the world will be buying electric cars than those powered by gasoline. The head of electric car venture, Better Place, which provides EV solutions to enable wide uptake of [.].

Oil shortages by 2015 warns new report

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The US military is warning that we may be closer to surpassing excess oil production than we think. According to the Joint Operating Environment report from the US Joint Forces Command, surplus oil production capacity could end as early as 2012 with shortages in oil beginning by 2015. Tags: Green credentials diesel oil production Oxford University petrol reserves Sir David King US Military

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Oil industry files lawsuit against USA’s biofuel policy

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Filed by the American Petroleum Institute (API), which represents oil refineries in the [.]. Biofuels biofuels EPA fuel petrol USAThe U.S government faces another lawsuit against its policy to enforce petroleum firms to use biofuel. It is the second lawsuit in six months to challenge the U.S Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Renewable Fuel Standard mandate for the use of cellulosic biofuel.

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New engine ring slashes oil consumption

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A new two-piece oil ring for petrol direct-injection engines could reduce oil consumption by as much as 50 per cent. The patented LKZ oil control ring from the Federal-Mogul Corporation has a number of benefits including reducing oil consumption, as well as slashing friction by as much as 15 per cent, improving engine performance and [.].

Palm oil biofuels fail to make the grade

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Biodiesel and renewable diesel formed from palm oil may not make the grade as an alternative to petrol-based diesel fuel. That’s the verdict of the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) which has conducted a greenhouse gas analysis on both biodiesel and renewable diesel formed from palm oil and estimated greenhouse gas emission reductions at just [.]. Biofuels Green cars Latest news biodiesel EPA green cars palm oil US Environmental Protection Agency

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US petroleum imports slump

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As the US attempts to reduce its reliance on foreign oil, import levels of crude and products in 2009 slumped 9.2 The figures from the American Petroleum Institute show that domestic crude oil production was up seven per cent over the prior year, averaging 5.3million barrels a day. per cent. However, December figures suggest that the demand [.].

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Nissan 1.5L, 3-cylinder 400 hp engine to complement electric Le Mans ZEOD RC powerplant

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We knew the electric component of the Nissan ZEOD RC was certainly going to turn heads at Le Mans but our combined zero emission on-demand electric/petrol power plant is quite a stunning piece of engineering. Engines Lubricating Oils Motorsport The 400 hp DIG-T R race engine. Click to enlarge.

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LPG on the rise again as petrol tops £1 a litre mark

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An increasing number of British motorists are opting out of the volatile petrol car market, according to the latest LPG (liquid petroleum gas) vehicle sales figures from Proton. Proton’s sales figures reflect a growing dissatisfaction amongst motorists towards the over-inflated price of petrol, which is once again on the rise.

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UK’s fuel security falls as domestic production dwindles

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The UK’s fuel security is looking increasingly fragile, as the country becomes more dependent on oil imports, according to a new report commissioned by the RAC Foundation. Produced by Deloitte on behalf of the Foundation, the report reveals how the country’s shrinking North Sea oil reserves is affecting our fuel security and putting us increasingly [.]. Green credentials diesel fuel petrol RAC Foundation

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Dear diesel drinks away the fuel benefit

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While diesels may be recommended for environmental purposes (see story), it seems that these oil drinkers may not be the best solution for your wallet. Latest news diesel fuel petrol used carAccording to new analysis from residual value experts at Glass’s Guide, unless you drive more than 10,000 miles a year, you are unlikely to save any money by opting for [.].

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Fossil fuel emissions expected to grow in 2010

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7 Benefits of Switching to Electric Cars

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A little extra cash in your pocket might help you make a decision, especially if your only objection is the cost of exchanging your petrol model for a new, electric one. Guest Post by Sofia Lockhart.

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London City Commuting: Why an EV makes sense

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Thankfully, the UK Government has taken the crucial step of banning the sale of all new petrol and diesel cars by 2030. Climate change is being driven by the burning of fossil fuels such as oil, gas and coal. That’s a huge saving compared to cars with petrol or diesel engines.

Electric cars buyers guide

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That’s why the government has banned the sale of petrol and diesel cars from 2030. One of the big concerns we encounter when people are considering switching to an electric vehicle (EV) , is that they think it’s going to be much more expensive than a petrol or diesel car.

OLA S1 Electric Scooter Launch: Our Thoughts

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Video : OLA S1 Electric Scooter Launch: Our Thoughts | Industry Watch Stop buying petrol scooters It was fantastic to see Bhavish Aggarwal standing on top of the OLA Future factory and a drone capturing the scene showing the scale of the building.

Fuel efficient car prices reach their peak

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With petrol prices starting to fall, so at last are the prices for fuel efficient vehicles. Green cars Latest news crude oil prices fuel efficient car prices fuel efficient cars Kelley Blue Book Kelley Blue Book prices Saudi ArabiaAccording to Kelley Blue Book’s kbb.com, prices increased close to 25 per cent through 20 weeks of consecutive gains. However, values for fuel efficient used vehicles have now peaked as for the first time since January, values for compact, [.].

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1,590 EVs deployment in more than 160 Central & State Govt Departments in 49 cities 

Electric Vehicles India

These e-cars are being given on a lease/outright purchase basis to replace the existing petrol and diesel vehicles taken on lease earlier. 1,590 EVs deployment in more than 160 Central & State Govt Departments in 49 cities .

NGVA Europe study quantifies GHG reduction of natural gas use in light- and heavy-duty vehicles compared to gasoline and diesel

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The study “ Greenhouse gas intensity of natural gas ” shows that natural gas reduces GHG emissions from passenger cars on a well-to-wheel (WtW) basis by 23% compared with petrol and by 7% compared with diesel. Also in the maritime sector, overall WtW benefits are up to 21% compared to conventional HFO (Heavy-Fuel-Oil) fuels.

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Maruti's anti EV & anti India policy : Keep selling pollution cars

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You would like to tell them that Petrol, Diesel, CNG cars are the best for India? Or did they ask about how Maruti is contributing to India’s huge oil import bill? On top of that, these terrible oil guzzling cars from Maruti continue to offer single digit abysmally low mileage numbers. Car companies like Maruti offer petrol cars costing more than 12 lakh Rupees. Also Maruti has a best friend - the oil lobby, who won't be happy if you and I switch to EVs.

Will green cars put industry on road to profit?

Green Cars News

Here in the UK we’re so downtrodden by extortionate petrol prices that the prospect of driving fuel efficient green cars carries obvious appeal. Clearly petrol prices will eventually spiral in the country again, and with oil running out and greenhouse gas emissions proving an increasing problem something must be done to change this culture. Does something need to be done to push petrol prices up?

Looking to get in a hybrid for cheap? Used Toyota Prius 1.5 HSD 2004-2009 Review

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Power steering is electric and as a result we don’t need to check the power steering oil level as there isn’t any. petrol engine is not running. The Atkinson cycle petrol engine was made for regular stop-starts and is very reliable. Priuses can burn oil.

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US Energy Secretary Calls Tax Hike on Gasoline Not Politically Feasible

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In the past Mr Chu, a Nobel laureate, has argued that if the US wanted to reduce its carbon emissions, policymakers would have to find a way to increase petrol prices to levels in Europe. But Mr Chu warned that Americans will have to learn to live with higher petrol prices even if Washington does not enact policy that boosts them.

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Fuel duty increase: Greenwash or green right?

Green Cars News

Others however are less sympathetic towards the spiralling cost of petrol and diesel. With oil prices already rising and many businesses on their knees as a result of the recession, is this really the best time to be increasing fuel duty, again? Tags: Green credentials diesel fuel duty increase petrol

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Naysayer Alert – the hydrogen red herring

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In addition, it is subject to similar refining, storage and distribution costs currently associated with petrol and diesel, including upstream CO2 emissions where the electricity required is usually generated from fossil fuels. (Guest Post by John Murray).

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Why a freezing morning plays havoc with your MPG

Green Cars News

As we Brits buy more diesels than petrols these days, this means the harmony of a dozen oil-burners all clattering [.]. Anyone heading off to work early in the morning at this time of year will more often than not be greeted by a dawn chorus – of windscreens being scraped as cars sit ticking over. Weekly Column ICE mpg weekly column

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Shell predicts death of combustion cars by 2070

Green Cars News

When an oil company predicts the end of the petrol and diesel car, you’d understand why we might sit up and take notice. That’s exactly what Shell has done with its New Lens Scenarios report, which tries to envisage how the world will change over the coming decades and how we’ll cope in a future w[.]. Green credentials

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IEA: global energy efficiency progress drops to slowest rate since start of decade

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Oil represented the largest share of final demand, at around 41%, but demand growth slowed to 1.5% In 2018, higher oil prices helped dampen demand for road transport fuels. Another factor affecting technical efficiency in recent years has been the shift away from diesel vehicles, which are mostly being replaced with petrol vehicles.

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UK wants to ban 100% ICE power by 2030

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Boris has spoken and started the end of the petrol engine in the UK. Under Boris’s new Green plan, the sale of new combustion engine vehicles, that are powered wholly by Petrol or Diesel will be banned from 2030. Electric vehicles: Phasing out sales of new petrol and diesel cars and vans by 2030 to accelerate the transition to electric vehicles and investing in grants to help buy cars and charge point infrastructure.

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Camry in Europe features new 2.0L engine with VVT-iW for both Atkinson and Otto cycles; 13% lower fuel consumption

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The 2014 Camry in Europe is benefitting from a new, Euro V-compliant, 4-cylinder, 1,998 cc, 16v, DOHC petrol engine mated to a 6-speed Multi-mode automatic transmission which replaces the existing 2.0-liter unit and its 4-speed automatic transmission. Improved cylinder block and head cooling, piston oil jet cooling and an optimized taper squish shape improve anti-knock performance, realizing a high compression ratio of 12.8:1.

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