Tag: E85

New study looks at the innerworkings of the RFS

New study looks at the innerworkings of the RFS

September 19, 2022 |

In Wisconsin, the nested design of the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) is limiting incentives for blenders to sell higher blends of ethanol (E85) and has instead resulted in increasing blending of biodiesel to comply with the RFS. The nested structure of the RFS allows a more advanced biofuel (such as biodiesel) to meet the requirements […]

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New report shows plug-in flex-fuel hybrid E85 vehicles as climate friendly as EVs

New report shows plug-in flex-fuel hybrid E85 vehicles as climate friendly as EVs

September 5, 2022 |

In Belgium, plug-in flex-fuel hybrid vehicles running on E85 fuel with up to 85% renewable ethanol are just as climate-friendly as electric vehicles, according to a new study. Research carried out by consultants at IFPEN – a French public research, innovation and training organization in the fields of energy, transport and the environment – measured […]

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New report shows plug-in flex-fuel hybrid E85 vehicles as climate friendly as EVs

New report shows plug-in flex-fuel hybrid E85 vehicles as climate friendly as EVs

September 1, 2022 |

In Belgium, plug-in flex-fuel hybrid vehicles running on E85 fuel with up to 85% renewable ethanol are just as climate-friendly as electric vehicles, according to a new study. Research carried out by consultants at IFPEN – a French public research, innovation and training organization in the fields of energy, transport and the environment – measured […]

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Maruti Suzuki aiming high for E85 engine fuel efficiency standards

Maruti Suzuki aiming high for E85 engine fuel efficiency standards

August 16, 2022 |

In India, AutoCar India reports Maruti Suzuki expects to release its E20 compatible vehicles by April while it is still developing its E85 vehicles that so far don’t have a market introduction date set. While the E20 specifications require only a few changes to rubber hoses and the like, the E85 flex-fuel engine under development […]

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French E85 sales jump 54% on year

French E85 sales jump 54% on year

June 22, 2022 |

In France, Euractiv reports E85 sales rose 53% year-on-year for the May 2021-April 2022 period, in part fueled by higher fossil fuel prices as a result of the Russian invasion of Ukraine. The jump in consumption led to E85 taking an 6.2% share of the national fuel market as of April 2022. The number of […]

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California E85 sales set new record in 2021 rising 55% over 2021

California E85 sales set new record in 2021 rising 55% over 2021

March 30, 2022 |

In California, sales of E85 flex fuel in California surged to a new record in 2021, jumping 55 percent over 2020 levels and nearly doubling since 2018, according to new data released by the California Air Resources Board (CARB). Last year, California drivers purchased nearly 62.5 million gallons (mg) of E85 flex fuel, a blend containing up […]

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Hyperfuels replaces two E85 dispensers in Texas with ethanol-free reformulated gasoline

Hyperfuels replaces two E85 dispensers in Texas with ethanol-free reformulated gasoline

February 14, 2022 |

In Texas, Hyperfuels, has partnered with FuelWise to provide PurFuel, an ethanol-free reformulated gasoline (RFG) to replace E85 at two dispensers. The station’s 6,000-gallon underground tank was cleaned for the new service and is estimated to support over 12,000 gallons per month of ethanol-free in vented equipment used by small-medium sized businesses, the Port of […]

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Pearson Fuels opens 250th E85 fueling station in California

Pearson Fuels opens 250th E85 fueling station in California

February 13, 2022 |

In California, Pearson Fuels opened its 250th retail E85 flex fuel station. Pearson Fuels is the largest distributor of E85 flex fuel in the U.S., delivering more than 50 million gallons of E85 flex fuel through its retail station network in 2021. This volume of E85 represents nearly 200,000 metric tons of carbon dioxide emissions […]

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French E85 demand sees ethanol consumption breaking records in 2021 and 2022

French E85 demand sees ethanol consumption breaking records in 2021 and 2022

October 21, 2021 |

In France, Reuters reports that as gasoline prices have soared, demand for E85 has grown alongside with ethanol demand expected to break records both this year and next. Although ethanol consumption dropped in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, 2021 ethanol demand is expected to jump to 12 billion liters, higher than the previous record […]

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Rep. Randy Feenstra introduces two biofuels bills to E85 and SAF

Rep. Randy Feenstra introduces two biofuels bills to E85 and SAF

October 21, 2021 |

In Washington, in an effort to expand uses for biofuels, Rep. Randy Feenstra (IA-04) has introduced the Comparison of Sustainable Transportation (COST) Act and the Biojet Fuel Research Act. These new proposals will explore ways the federal government could use biofuels to reduce transportation costs while lowering carbon emissions. The COST Act directs the Comptroller General and […]

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