Fuel Rationing – It’s Coming

That’s the message from the Queensland Minister for Sustainability and it’s likely to be coming some time in the next 10 years. According to the Minister we shouldn’t be getting our hopes up about hybrid fuels and electric power either because the infrastructure needed to cope with a switch to alternate fuels just isn’t there. […]

Ethanol and Your Car

The Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries says the results of testing to establish the suitability of ethanol-blended petrol in motor vehicles has confirmed the accuracy of the information on the FCAI’s website. The testing program, commissioned by the Australian Government and conducted by engineering firm Orbital Australia, focused on older vehicles listed by the FCAI […]

LPG Subsidy for Motorists

It seems that the Federal Government is about to announce a $1,000 subsidy for motorists who convert to LPG and, while that is certainly to be applauded, it does leave you wondering when the Government is going to stop being reactive and start being proactive. There is little doubt, when you think about it, that […]

Bio Diesel Production Begins in Queensland

Green diesel production begins in Queensland Queensland’s first commercial ‘Green’ diesel production facility opened its doors today at Narangba. The Eco Tech Biodiesel Plant will have a production capability of 30 million litres of biodiesel per annum, growing to an additional capacity of 75 million litres once at full production. Launching the new facility, Deputy […]

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