Car Types - Wesley

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Alternative Fuels Efficient and Effective ? Hydrogen Gasolin e Electric Ethanol Biodiese l Natural Gas
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Gasoline Cars Most every car on the road today uses gasoline. However most of them do not get the best gas mileage and are horrible for the environment.
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2009 Honda Accord Sedan Base Cost to Own : $20,905 MPG Comparison (at $2.44/gallon) : 25 MPG Average Annual Greenhouse Gas Emissions: 7.3 Tons
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Biodiesel!
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History Similar to fuel cell technology , the idea of biodiesel is not new. In fact, it was invented by a man named Rudolph Diesel, the inventor of the diesel engine. When Diesel unveiled his new engine at World’s Exhibition in Paris in 1900, he used peanut oil to run it (the first biodiesel). The engine ran on Vegetable oil until 1920 when someone altered it to run on petro-diesel. Even though petro-diesel is less efficient than bio-diesel and really messes up the environment; the cheapness and availability and the government subsidies. Today, as oil prices continue to rise more and more people in America are turning back to bio-diesel. The man, the myth, the legend… Robert Diesel
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HARD DATA Gas mileage: Remains the same Co2 emissions: Considerably less than petro-diesel, but still some Cost of Car: Depends on the car! Cost of Fuel:
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This note was uploaded on 01/10/2012 for the course P SCI 100 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '09 term at Des Moines CC.

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