40% ethanol, 60% diesel buses offer 6% fuel savings, says Iveco

May 18, 2011 |

In Brazil, Iveco is testing its new 40% ethanol, 60% diesel bus engines to see how well they can run in industrial applications. The engines, which have to separate tanks for each fuel that is electronically blended at the right level before it is injected into the engine, are already showing a 6% fuel savings in addition to lower GHG emissions. The buses and trucks are being used by Raizen, the Cosan joint venture with Shell.

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