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Dec. 05, 2012 · By Cassandra Profita

Video: Buick Struts Its Fuel Efficiency

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Filed under: Transportation, Fuel efficiency


Sept. 14, 2011 · By Cassandra Profita

Report: Has the Northwest reached "peak gas"?

Remember when Ezra Klein was wondering why Americans are driving less? Many, including Eric Hess at Seattle's Sightline Institute, suggested the U.S. might be seeing a generational shift in driving based on data showing fewer vehicle miles driven by¬†Americans between age 20 and 40. Continue reading →

Filed under: Transportation, Fuel efficiency, Mileage tax, Sightline Institute, Solar highways


July 29, 2011 · By Cassandra Profita

By 2025: "Our economy will go further on a barrel of oil"

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Filed under: Transportation, Fuel efficiency


Nov. 24, 2010 · By Cassandra Profita

How to gobble less gas on Thanksgiving

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Filed under: Land, Transportation, Fuel efficiency, Thanksgiving


Nov. 15, 2010 · By Cassandra Profita

The $600,000 hybrid and other plush green cars

Even superluxury cars are going green. The Wall Street Journal reports Ferrari, Porsche, Bentley and other luxury carmakers are finally taking a stab at improving fuel efficiency and reducing emissions. Continue reading →

Filed under: Land, Transportation, Electric cars, Fuel efficiency


Sept. 13, 2010 · By Cassandra Profita

Nissan: Buy our electric car, hug a polar bear

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Filed under: Climate change, Energy, Fish & Wildlife, Transportation, Fuel efficiency



About Ecotrope

In the Pacific Northwest, the environment is personal - it's where we live, work and play. Oregon Public Broadcasting's Ecotrope will bring you news and insight on the region’s environmental issues. Site curator Cassandra Profita is an award-winning reporter with degrees in journalism and environmental studies.

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