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Malaysia to implement B10 by October, boosting palm oil prices and vexing BMW

Malaysia to implement B10 by October, boosting palm oil prices and vexing BMW

June 8, 2015 |

In Malaysia, the country’s B10 policy is expected to come online in October, up from the current 7% blending mandate. Total crude palm oil consumption should reach about 1 million metric tons annually with the higher blend, compared to about 700,000 tons now. Palm oil futures prices rose to a 3-month high on the news. […]

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BMW ramping up flex-fuel production in Brazil

BMW ramping up flex-fuel production in Brazil

November 12, 2014 |

In Brazil, BMW has started manufacturing its flex–fuel X1 vehicle at the company’s new manufacturing plant in Santa Catarina. The vehicle uses the sDrive20i powered by a 2-liter gasoline engine with ActiveFlex technology. Last month the company started assembling the 328i ActiveFlex there as well. So far the ActiveFlex technology appears to only be available […]

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Unconscious Green: how people who really change the world get the job done

Unconscious Green: how people who really change the world get the job done

May 28, 2014 |

Feeling ready to go to the next level, but trapped where you are by a lack of support? How do some companies find customers, finance, market conditions, stakeholders — when others don’t? What are the instruments of change, how are they tapped? To find out more, we start our story with a look at how Starbucks rocked the commodity-priced, […]

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