New efficiency, emissions standards would cut consumption up to 20%
Plus, what drones can teach c-stores about the potential of disruptive technology
CAPE CORAL, Fla. -- Are electric vehicles (EV) a dream technology? At the recent Fuels Institute symposium, “State and Future of Fuels and Vehicles,” I asked its executive director, John Eichberger, about why there are not more EVs. His response: “The reality is that we are spending a...
Despite falling gasoline prices, pessimism abounds
ALEXANDRIA, Va. -- Even low gasoline prices can’t cheer up American consumers when it comes to the economy. According to NACS’ August consumer survey, just 44% of consumers said they were “somewhat optimistic” or “very optimistic” about the state of the economy. This is a three-point drop from the...
Retailers report soft if stabilizing business conditions as crude continues to flirt with $40