Thai government wants drivers to fill up with B20 to reduce smog

January 22, 2020 |

In Thailand, Malaysia’s Star newspaper reports that the Thai government is encouraging motorists to fill up with B10 and B20 which the energy ministry says can reduce smog by up to 25%. The country, and especially the capital, are suffering from severe smog conditions recently. Although all six Thai refineries have committed to produce Euro 5 diesel to tackle the smog problem, the deadline to upgrade fuel standards isn’t until 2024, therefore switching to higher biodiesel blends will have more immediate impact on air pollution.

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