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rrrrick

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Message Posted: Jun 28, 2013 11:25:25 AM

Hoping to inch closer toward finding a spot in American driveways, the American Gas Association and America’s Natural Gas Alliance unveiled six bi-fuel vehicles Tuesday.

The vehicles, which run on either gasoline or compressed natural gas, were all model year 2012 and included a Hyundai Sonata, Ford Mustang GT, Honda CR-V, BMW X3, GMC Acadia Denali and a Chrysler 300C.
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juttuniemi
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Message Posted: Jun 28, 2013 4:09:05 PM

Sounds good if it doesn't cost a fortune.
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RBob
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Message Posted: Jun 28, 2013 3:56:10 PM

The more options the better.
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Message Posted: Jun 28, 2013 1:45:30 PM

They'd be great if the price sticker compared with more 'run-of-the-mill' models.
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Message Posted: Jun 28, 2013 1:02:31 PM

Interesting,
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Message Posted: Jun 28, 2013 1:01:26 PM

untill home refueling comes to these cars sales will be slow i think
thats the real ticket for success
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Message Posted: Jun 28, 2013 12:53:48 PM

It would be nice to have options - and in the same vehicle.
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Message Posted: Jun 28, 2013 12:51:44 PM

Just another indication that the movement is away from oil.
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jamofsocal
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Message Posted: Jun 28, 2013 12:35:00 PM

If they really want to get Americans onboard with this, they need to approach NASCAR and other racing organizations. They need to create new standards to show that we will not lose anything by going to alternative fuels.
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Message Posted: Jun 28, 2013 12:29:51 PM

Interesting, you can use CNG where available and existing gas infrastructure where it isn't. Really cool idea; hope they can make it work, and cost effective.
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Message Posted: Jun 28, 2013 12:28:43 PM

Prototypes.

Let us see how they perform, or not.

Let us know how it goes, or not.
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Message Posted: Jun 28, 2013 12:13:36 PM

Good news.
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Message Posted: Jun 28, 2013 12:05:03 PM

good news
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Message Posted: Jun 28, 2013 12:00:07 PM

great
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Message Posted: Jun 28, 2013 11:57:18 AM

I occasionally have natural gas in my car
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Message Posted: Jun 28, 2013 11:51:01 AM

“Of all the natural gas vehicles all over the world,” Clay says, “only 1 percent are in use in the United States.”

I've seen ONE in southeast Louisiana--it was a full-size Coca-Cola truck I saw on the streets of Slidell in May. I haven't seen it since.
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