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    Volvo heavy trucks to run on CO2-free ‘black liquor’

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    STOCKHOLM, Sweden — Starting next year, Volvo Trucks will be the first truck manufacturer to conduct comprehensive field tests of Bio-DME — a next generation biofuel said to produce close to no carbon dioxide emissions.

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    Biohazard?

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Passenger Service: State troopers ride-along with truckers in crash study

    The government wants you to fill up with biodiesel. Here’s the inconvenient truth of why that plan could spell trouble for thousands of truckers.

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    SPECIAL REPORT: Volvo’s Ready for Future Fuels

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    BRUSSELS, Belgium — Volvo is ready to build and sell, at 24 months’ notice, diesel-engined trucks that run on any of seven different renewable liquid and gaseous fuels that won’t produce a net gain of harmful carbon dioxide in the atmosphere after being manufactured, distributed, and burned.

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    Saskatchewan biofuel plant plans for global domination

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    REGINA — Canadian Green Fuels has revealed plans today for the largest biofuel processing plant in Canada and it is the company’s goal to become the largest biofuel processing plant in the world.

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    Shell searches for food-free biofuel options

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    OTTAWA — A number of questions have surrounded increasing the use of biofuels and the impact it will have on the price of food has been the main diet of a few skeptics.

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    Bill blends fuel industry and government regulation

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    OTTAWA — The Renewable Fuels Bill was introduced in parliament, which will allow the federal government to regulate renewable fuel content in fuels.

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    Ontario Biodiesel Regs. Inch Closer

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    TORONTO, ON – The Ontario government announced that it’s going ahead with a provincial biodiesel mandate, requiring the fuel to be made up of four percent biofuel by 2017.