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What: Shares of natural gas fuels specialist Clean Energy Fuels
So what: Westport Innovations
Now what: It's exciting to see cleaner and more sustainable fuel technologies slowly making their way into the mainstream. Yeah, LNG is still a petrochemical product just like the oil, diesel, and gasoline we all know and loathe, but a less-exploited and somewhat more eco-friendly one. If Shell and friends can make this work for commercial vehicles at first, we'll have a low-cost alternative to gas-and-battery hybrids for the consumer market soon enough. When the natural gas runs out, let's just hope we'll have cold fusion reactors in every home already.