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This modified Hummer hybrid will go to the South Pole on biofuel

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Green,Hummer,Biodiesel,SUV,Hybrid,Off-Road,SpecialtyThe Zero South expedition will use a modified 1998 Hummer H1 series hybrid on tracks to drive to the South Pole.Continue reading This modified Hummer hybrid will go to th…

This modified Hummer hybrid will go to the South Pole on biofuel

Filed under:
Green,Hummer,Biodiesel,SUV,Hybrid,Off-Road,SpecialtyThe Zero South expedition will use a modified 1998 Hummer H1 series hybrid on tracks to drive to the South Pole.Continue reading This modified Hummer hybrid will go to th…

Aluminum lightweighting does, in fact, save fuel

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Green,Plants/Manufacturing,Ford,LightweightWhen the best-selling US truck sheds the equivalent weight of three football fullbacks by shifting to aluminum, folks start paying attention. Oak Ridge National Laboratory took a …

Aluminum lightweighting does, in fact, save fuel

Filed under:
Green,Plants/Manufacturing,Ford,LightweightWhen the best-selling US truck sheds the equivalent weight of three football fullbacks by shifting to aluminum, folks start paying attention. Oak Ridge National Laboratory took a …

Ford will increase SUV production because of “low supplies,” increased demand

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Green,Plants/Manufacturing,FordIt wasn’t all that long ago that Ford was temporarily idling plants that were building SUVs and shifting some over to smaller cars because of low demand for the gas guzzlers. Those days are a…

Ford SUV assembly plant workers get 9-week unplanned vacation

Filed under: Green, Ford, LincolnFord has seen the writing on the wall for sales of the Expedition and Lincoln Navigator full-size SUVs. Both vehicles are built at the Michigan Truck Plant in Wayne, MI and sales of both have tanked this year. With gas …

Expedition to get diesel power

Filed under: SUV, Green, FordLast month, we reported that Ford would be offering F150 buyers the option of a diesel powerplant for the 2009 model year. At the time, it wasn’t a stretch to think that an oil-burner would someday find its way under the ho…

Expedition to go green?

Filed under: Hybrid, SUV, Green, FordFord Motor Company is mulling ways to move some of its Expedition metal — which is a good thing considering the 82-day supply the automaker is currently hoarding. The Dearborn-based automaker is taking its big…