Malaysia negotiating with auto manufacturers to warranty B10

August 9, 2017 |

In Malaysia, the government is negotiating with automobile manufacturers to ensure their commercial vehicles sold in the country will have warranties that cover use of B10 when the fuel comes into the market. Currently commercial fuel is blended with 7% biodiesel but the plantations minister says that in tropical climates using palm oil biodiesel, contrary to cold European climates using rapeseed biodiesel where many commercial vehicle manufactures are located, blends of up to 20% don’t cause damage. The government is also contemplating an increase to 7% biodiesel for machinery and industrial vehicles as well.

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