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Gas with soybean additive said to improve fuel economy

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. -- In an attempt to help consumers beat the rising costs of fuel, Crystal Flash Energy of Grand Rapids, Mich., is now offering a gasoline with a soybean oil-based additive that it claims improves fuel economy by up to 5%. Called SoyUltra, the fuel works in all gasoline engines...

Automaker will recommend oil company's fuels

DEARBORN, Mich. -- Beginning this month, 2006 model Ford Motor Co. cars, pickups and SUVs in the United States will bear gas caps recommending BP to customers as an extension of a relationship the company has developed with the fuel provider. This is the first time in the United States that a major...

Resort towns nationwide, worried that high gasoline prices will keep visitors away, are offering free gasoline as an incentive for people to travel.

SAN RAMON, Calif. -- Resort towns nationwide, worried that high gasoline prices will keep visitors away, are offering free gasoline as an incentive for people to travel. According to the Associated Press, towns are tapping into motorists' angst over high fuel prices during the summer tourism season...

Critics say switch to ethanol would increase pollution
State alleges 163 violations
Supreme Court will hear Shell-Texaco pricing case
Chevron OKs rival Unocal-CNOOC talks; won't sweeten offer.
Ohio fuel retailers win temporary tax exemption
Smaller class members may participate, U.S. Supreme Court says
Would allow N.M. refineries to operate at maximum rates

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