September 2008
Popular Mechanics;Sep2008, Vol. 185 Issue 9, p57
The author reflects on options to minimize dependent on crude oil including corn-based ethanol as an alternative fuel due to rising oil prices in the U.S. He argues that with the world crude oil prices at record highs, the fuel crunch is particularly painful. He contends that with the average price of gas has jumped at least 20 cents a gallon every year, consumers are no longer hoping for a respite, but they are looking for other alternative fuel such as ethanol.


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