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NEWS UPDATE April 11, 2012

Ethanol groups seek to intervene in oil industry lawsuit over cellulosic mandate

Amanda Peterka, E&E reporter  •    •  Posted April 11, 2012

Six ethanol trade groups are seeking to intervene in an oil industry challenge to the 2012 cellulosic biofuel requirements laid out by U.S. EPA under the Renewable Fuel Standard. [ read more … ]

Most hybrid owners don’t buy hybrids again

Julia Pyper, E&E reporter  •    •  Posted April 11, 2012

Only about a third of the nation’s hybrid owners were repeat hybrid buyers last year, indicating that high fuel prices have so far had little impact on hybrid loyalty rates, according to the Polk automotive research firm. The number of hybrid models on the market in the United States has more than doubled since 2007, yet only 35 percent of hybrid vehicle owners returned to the market in 2011. Without factoring in the repurchase rate of Toyota Motor Corp.’s popular Prius, hybrid loyalty dropped to less than 25 percent. [ read more … ]

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