On The Green Road

Posted on May 21, 2008 by LCT Magazine

GREENER CARS & POCKETBOOKS: We at LCT must admit to getting a bit dreamy sometimes about a green world: plenty of trees and grass, lots of greenbacks stuffed into our wallets and bank accounts, and big, comfortable limousines devoid of any energy connections to the Royal House of Saud.

So amid per gallon gas prices headed beyond $4, and $130-plus per barrel oil, the limousine and chauffeured transportation industry needs to keep track of ongoing technological progress on the alternative fuels front.

The higher costs of fossil fuels and accompanying rational cost-benefit calculations soon will outweigh any global warming fears as the impetus to greener livery vehicles. So herewith is an installment about clean diesel as part of the ongoing story of the world's energy transformation. -- M.R.

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