Tag: flex-fuel

New public education project for FlexFuel Vehicles debuts

New public education project for FlexFuel Vehicles debuts

October 28, 2011 |

In Washington, a new public education project to reach drivers of FlexFuel Vehicles (FFV) by working with state Motor Vehicle Administrations (MVA) was announced today that supporters say could dramatically increase sales of high-level ethanol blends. As a part of the national FFV Awareness Campaign, the “FlexFuel Vehicle/Motor Vehicle Administration” project will collaborate with MVAs in six states […]

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Automakers say "enough!" on US flex-fuel cars

Automakers say "enough!" on US flex-fuel cars

June 16, 2011 |

In Michigan, the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers and the Association of Global Automakers say that they oppose the Open Fuel Standard Act of 2011, which would require that 95 percent of US light duty vehicles be flex-fuel enabled, by 2017. The manufactures note that the 8 million flex-fuel cars available in the US average less […]

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GM biofuels lead says pumps are the key to ethanol growth

GM biofuels lead says pumps are the key to ethanol growth

[ 0 ] February 2, 2011 |

VB Research released an interview with General Motors Biofuels Lead, Dr. Candace Wheeler. “In the United States we have about 125,000 fuelling stations and only 2,500 of those are E85 compatible,” said Wheeler. “So, 90% of the people who own a flexfuel vehicle don’t have a pump in their zip-code. 50% don’t have one in […]

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Kia Soul Flex debuts as 100% ethanol car for Brazilian market

Kia Soul Flex debuts as 100% ethanol car for Brazilian market

[ 0 ] November 1, 2010 |

In Brazil, Kia has introduced the Kia Soul Flex, which runs on up to 100 percent ethanol, and will target the car for the Brazilian market. The company said that the Soul Flex would begin shipping to Brazil in November, taking advantage of the 40 percent lower price of ethanol in the Brazilian market that […]

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