The Future of Gas Engines

Very interesting article from Automotive News (subscription required) about the future of gasoline engines. It all boils down to the fact that even the very high mileage standards proposed by the Obama administration can and will be met by a fleet comprised mostly of vehicles powered by internal combustion engines. In fact, plug-in hybrid and electric vehicle sales are expected to comprise less than 5 percent of the new-vehicle fleet by the end of this decade, small potatoes compared to the rest of the vehicle fleet.

(This post written while listening to “Tokyo Road” by Bon Jovi. A little off the beaten path, but a good track nonetheless.)

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National Oil & Lube News is the fast oil change industry's oldest and largest trade publication. Started in 1986 by Steve Hurt (a former fast lube owner) and David Arrington, NOLN has grown and evolved right alongside the fast lube industry. Here at NOLN, our aim is to help fast lube operators with every facet of their business, from operations to technical issues. Our monthly magazine and this regularly updated website contain everything from technical tips, recall announcements and service guides to articles on handling customer complaints, building your brand and making your business the best it can be. With tips and advice from experts both inside and outside the industry, you're sure to learn something that can help your fast lube business grow and prosper.
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