29 Dec '13, 2pm

Brazil Boosts Ethanol Output in the Face of Uncertain Future

Brazil Boosts Ethanol Output in the Face of Uncertain Future

Brazilian sugar and ethanol producers saw near-record profits in 2013 with growth of nearly 19% year-over-year. Despite the increased production and profits Brazil has seen , however, UNICA President Elizabeth Farina cited a report which pointed out that “during the past year, producers have spent nearly 15 percent of their revenues on debt servicing,” as opposed to new equipment, land, etc. needed to replicate or exceed this year’s crop. You can read more on the story, below.

Full article: http://gas2.org/2013/12/29/brazil-boosts-ethanol-output-f...

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Clueless Kelley Blue Book: EVs Will Depreciate Faster than Gas Cars

Clueless Kelley Blue Book: EVs Will Depreciate ...

gas2.org 29 Dec '13, 5pm

So, is the analysis from Kelley Blue Book’s USA Today study accurate? Will EV values plummet? Probably … and for the same ...

Electric Car Sales Out-pace Growth of Gas, Hybrid Cars

Electric Car Sales Out-pace Growth of Gas, Hybr...

gas2.org 28 Dec '13, 6pm

Plug-in and electric car sales have grown quickly in 2013, out-pacing the growth of the market overall and out-pacing even...

Washington Man Drives 100,000 Miles in a Nissan Leaf (w/ video)

Washington Man Drives 100,000 Miles in a Nissan...

gas2.org 29 Dec '13, 8pm

Marsh was recognized by Washington Governor Jay Inslee, state Transportation Secretary Lynn Peterson, and representatives ...

California Country Requires EV Chargers in New Buildings

California Country Requires EV Chargers in New ...

gas2.org 28 Dec '13, 3pm

One of the biggest stumbling blocks towards widespread EV adoption has always been the availability of charging stations a...

Cleantechnica Explains: How and Why EVs Will Dominate the Market

Cleantechnica Explains: How and Why EVs Will Do...

gas2.org 30 Dec '13, 9pm

Plug-in and electric cars continue to experience rapid sales growth that significantly out-paces the market. At the same t...

Goodbye, 2013!

Goodbye, 2013!

gas2.org 31 Dec '13, 2pm

It’s been a great year, but it’s time to say goodbye to 2013 and ring in 2014. Will this be the year that EVs take 1% of t...

Gas 2 Asks: Can You Drive a Twike in Winter?

Gas 2 Asks: Can You Drive a Twike in Winter?

gas2.org 27 Dec '13, 6pm

Because life can always get a little better, I (sadly) don’t have a Twike to try out on icy roads. That means I had to ask...

Could GM Buy Tesla In 2014?

Could GM Buy Tesla In 2014?

gas2.org 01 Jan '14, 3pm

But what about GM and Tesla? Such a tie-up is sure to make early adopters and technophiles cringe, with images of badge-en...

Getting to Know Switzer Performance

Getting to Know Switzer Performance

gas2.org 28 Dec '13, 12am

We’ve talked a lot about the cars that come from Oberlin, Ohio’s Switzer Performance. What we don’t usually talk about are...

2015 Ford F-150 May Trade “Ford Tough” for Better Fuel Economy

2015 Ford F-150 May Trade “Ford Tough” for Bett...

gas2.org 26 Dec '13, 9pm

Ford’s switch to aluminum in the new 2015 Ford F-150 is part of a recent Ford trend to tech-ify its trucks, improve the fu...

EPA Nails Energy Company With Record Fracking Fine

gas2.org 28 Dec '13, 12am

America’s natural gas fracking bubble is still expanding, despite some signs that said natural gas bubble is getting ready...

It’s Gonna Happen: Ducati is Building a Scooter in 2014

It’s Gonna Happen: Ducati is Building a Scooter...

gas2.org 27 Dec '13, 1pm

Regardless of sales goals, the real question seems to be about what, specifically, an Audi-developed Ducati scooter would ...

Tesla, Ford Compete For The “Model E” Trademark

Tesla, Ford Compete For The “Model E” Trademark

gas2.org 02 Jan '14, 2pm

But speculation is apparently enough to get Ford’s trademark attorneys all riled up, with Ford patent hawks submitting a t...

Getting to Know the BMW i8 Hybrid Supercar (w/ video)

Getting to Know the BMW i8 Hybrid Supercar (w/ ...

gas2.org 26 Dec '13, 6pm

Here’s hoping that’s not true and there are many more years of fresh BMW i8s to come. Either way, you’ll have to satisfy y...

Top 13 Bicycle And E-Bike Posts Of 2013

Top 13 Bicycle And E-Bike Posts Of 2013

gas2.org 26 Dec '13, 2pm

If being able to convert an existing bike into an e-bike for a modest price isn’t cool enough, the Copenhagen Wheel featur...