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The End of the Combustion Engine?
Alternative vehicles might be gaining ground, but don’t expect an EV takeover anytime soon.
Posted Jun 14, 2018

Fuels Institute Announces Leadership Changes
Ron Sabia, former president of Gulf Oil, was elected Chairman.
Posted Jun 4, 2018

Mass EV Adoption Challenges on a Global Scale
Growth of charging points and new vehicle technologies are major hurdles to driving mass electric vehicle adoption.
Posted May 25, 2018

What Does Today’s Car Customer Really Want?
This week’s Convenience Matters podcast examines consumer purchasing trends.
Posted Mar 21, 2018

Fuels Institute Testifies Before Congress
Says the vehicle and fuels market will evolve slowly.
Posted Mar 7, 2018

Get Your Fuel Market Answers at FUELS2018
Registration is now open for the event that will be held May 22 to 24 in Chicago.
Posted Mar 5, 2018

Fuels Institute Welcomes New Board Members
Jay Ricker of Indiana-based Ricker’s will continue to serve as the chairman.
Posted Jan 29, 2018

Gas Prices: Causes and Consequences
New Convenience Matters podcast talks about the factors that could affect gas prices in 2018.
Posted Jan 4, 2018

A Tango and a Worldly View
NACS Fuels Summit Latin America inspired attendees to look beyond their markets and consider global developments.
Posted Dec 4, 2017

Successful Fuels Summit Sparks Collaboration
Inaugural NACS Fuels Summit creates environment for Latin American retailers to develop cross-border relationships.
Posted Nov 9, 2017

Is it the End for Gas Stations?
The latest NACS Convenience Matters podcast provides an insider’s look at the future of electric vehicles in the United States.
Posted Sep 19, 2017

Dog Parks and the Global Transportation Market
Who are the alphas, and what may transpire as the market evolves? The latest Fuels Institute blog explains a shifting global transportation market.
Posted Sep 11, 2017

(More) Cocktail Napkin Math on EVs
How soon is “soon” for electric vehicles? Let’s have another cocktail and do some more math.
Posted Jul 10, 2017

Students Deliver New Transportation Models
On this week’s NACS Convenience Matters podcast, Georgetown University students share their winning proposal from the 2017 Fuels Institute Case Competition.
Posted Jul 5, 2017

Are We There Yet? 10 More Years
Cocktail napkin math can help explain market transition.
Posted Jun 26, 2017

Hybrid Vehicle Market Continues to Evolve
The share of hybrid and plug-in electric hybrid vehicles is expected to make gains in the coming years.
Posted Jun 19, 2017

Personal Mobility Transforms the Path from Point A to B
Deloitte research shows that changes are coming in personal mobility, but are consumers ready for autonomous vehicles and other new vehicle technologies?
Posted Jun 2, 2017

Consumers Waver on New Auto Technologies
After seven years of strong light-duty auto sales, early 2017 data suggests that numbers are softening, which could impact new technologies coming to market.
Posted Jun 1, 2017

New Transportation Energy Models Delivered at Fuels Institute’s Student Competition
Georgetown University took top honors at the 2017 Fuels Institute Case Competition this week in Denver.
Posted May 25, 2017

Fuels Institute Debuts First Book
New book, ‘Urbanization: The Effect of Urban Development on U.S. Vehicle Travel and Fuel Demand,’ details historical forces of urbanization and the impact on the transportation market.
Posted May 23, 2017

Diesel Vehicles Are Alive and Kicking
The Washington Auto Show displayed new light-duty diesel models from Range Rover, General Motors, Jaguar and Mercedes.
Posted May 10, 2017

Fuels Institute Publishes E85 Report
New research analyzes the retail sales price and volume of E85 over a 13-month period.
Posted Mar 28, 2017

An Assessment of the U.S. Fuel Distribution Network
The latest NACS Convenience Matters podcast shares new research about the U.S. fuels infrastructure.
Posted Jan 16, 2017

Complexity of U.S. Fuel Distribution System Will Affect Market Evolution
New Fuels Institute report evaluating the U.S. supply chain demonstrates how the market accommodates diverse fuel specifications and achieves higher rates of biofuels penetration.
Posted Dec 12, 2016

Fuel Market’s Crystal Ball
The Fuels Institute’s upcoming symposium offers an in-depth look at the fuels and vehicles market over the next two decades.
Posted Jul 6, 2016

Students Showcase the Future of Transportation
Winning submissions from this year’s Fuels Institute Case Competition now available online.
Posted Jun 20, 2016

Fuels Institute’s Symposium Examines Heavy-Duty Vehicles
Industry experts will discuss how natural gas is emerging within the heavy-duty vehicle market.
Posted May 12, 2016

Fuels Institute Launches Summer Symposium Series
The series brings leading experts to the Washington, D.C., metro area to share the latest in market research, technology and policies within the fuels and vehicles industry.
Posted May 10, 2016

Fuels Institute Annual Meeting Attracts a Wide Array of Industry Professionals
Conference included education sessions, field trips and the annual University Case Competition.
Posted May 4, 2016

Natural Gas and Electricity Model Wins Future of Transportation Student Competition
Fuels Institute names University of California at Berkeley proposal as its 2016 case competition winner.
Posted May 2, 2016

New Urban Mobility Report Examines Car-Sharing Trends
Fuels Institute’s latest report takes a look at where car-sharing is most prevalent, demographics of users, and the impact on vehicle ownership and vehicle miles traveled.
Posted Apr 18, 2016

Top Three Teams Announced in Future of Transportation Student Competition
Finalists conceive the future of the U.S. ground transportation sector and will present their visions at the Fuels Institute’s Annual Meeting, April 27–29 in San Francisco.
Posted Mar 14, 2016

Early Bird Savings Ending Soon for Fuels Institute Annual Meeting
Today is the last day for fuels and vehicles stakeholders to take advantage of early bird discounts.
Posted Feb 25, 2016

Gulf Oil Moves Into Wisconsin
The Gulf brand returns to Wisconsin for the first time in more than two decades.
Posted Nov 10, 2015

Fuels Institute Announces 2015–2017 Leadership
Board of Directors, Board of Advisors and Officers were named at last week’s Fuels Institute Annual Meeting.
Posted Sep 29, 2015