How Can Ethanol Fly In America If It Negatively Affects Bacon?

I've stopped going to Subway and my quality of life has improved. It used to be convenient, but it was terrible. Nothing grew more irritating than standing in line with a bunch of exhausted looking people waiting for a sandwich assembled with such disinterest. And once you'd picked your bread, someone would ask me,… » 11/12/13 5:00pm 11/12/13 5:00pm

80 MPG 400 HP '87 Mustang X Prize Contestant Heading To SEMA

When Doug Pelmear and his notchback Ford Mustang nearly broke the internet with his claims of some magical engine tinkering returning 110 MPGe (80 MPG) — while making 400 HP — we were skeptical to say the least. That "MPGe" figure is there because the car runs on ethanol, so the extra "e" on the end signifies the… » 10/30/08 10:30am 10/30/08 10:30am

SwiftFuel Is Just Like Fuel, Except Probably Full Of Crap

Today brought us news of a purported new solution to high gas prices: SwiftFuel. Currently intended as a replacement for leaded 100-octane aviation fuel, SwiftFuel claims to be ethanol-based, but somehow free from ethanol's negatives such as its lower energy density, incompatibility with gasoline, and propensity to… » 6/12/08 4:40pm 6/12/08 4:40pm