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9. Gasoline
Emissions: Greenhouse gases/pollution
Energy: Gasoline fuel
Mile Range: 350+
Time to Refuel/Recharge: Minutes
Cents per mile: 12 cents+

8. Natural Gas
Emissions: Little to no pollution
Energy: Natural gas in the home or at a gas station
Mile Range: 220
Time to Refuel/Recharge: Minutes to get home or find a gas station with natural gas
Cents per mile: 5 cents+

7. Biodiesel
Emissions: Cleaner emissions than any other alternative fuel, reduces global warming gas emissions
Energy: Non-petroleum based fuel; chemical process
Mile Range: 700+
Time to Refuel/Recharge: Minutes to refuel, minimal refueling needed
Cents per mile: 8 cents+

6. Hybrid
Emissions: 80 percent less pollution and emissions than gasoline cars
Energy: Gas-electric
Mile Range: 200+
Time to Refuel/Recharge: Minutes
Cents per mile: 9 cents+

5. Plug-in Hybrid
Emissions: Reduced emissions and pollution
Energy: Gas-electric
Mile Range: 100+
Time to Refuel/Recharge: 8 hours
Cents per mile: 3 cents+

4. Small Car
Emissions: Reduced emissions
Energy: Gasoline
Mile Range: 70+
Time to Refuel/Recharge: Minutes
Cents per mile: 10 cents+

3. Electric
Emissions: Zero tailpipe emissions
Energy: Utility company
Mile Range: 100+
Time to Refuel/Recharge: 7.5 hours
Cents per mile: 2 cents+

2. Hydrogen
Emissions: No emissions; emissions produced in production of hydrogen
Energy: Fuel cell
Mile Range: 400+
Time to Refuel/Recharge: 8 hours
Cents per mile: 4cents+

1. E85 Ethanol
Emissions: Reduced tailpipe emissions
Energy: Non-petroleum based fuel; dry/wet milling process; 85 percent corn
Mile Range: 300+
Time to Refuel/Recharge: Minutes to locate your known corn-based fuel station
Cents per mile: 15 cents+

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