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Porsche investing $75M in HIF Global eFuels

Porsche investing $75M in HIF Global eFuels

April 13, 2022 |

In Germany, Porsche is investing $75 million in HIF Global LLC. In return, the sports car manufacturer is acquiring a long-term stake in HIF Global LLC, a holding company of internationally active project developers of eFuel production facilities. Among other projects, the Santiago de Chile-based company is building the Haru Oni eFuel pilot plant in […]

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Racing ahead with biofuels – Bentley, BMW, Porsche, others embrace biofuels

Racing ahead with biofuels – Bentley, BMW, Porsche, others embrace biofuels

July 11, 2021 |

Bentley’s Continental GT3 Pikes Peak racecar proved to be fastest racecar running on renewable fuel at Pikes Peak International Hill Climb 2021, beating out all other sustainability-focused entrants (like Tesla’s Model S and an Acura NSX). Another car manufacturer, BMW, invested $12.5 million into Prometheus Fuels saying, “Prometheus will make drop-in replacement fuels that are […]

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ExxonMobil and Porsche testing Esso Renewable Racing Fuel

ExxonMobil and Porsche testing Esso Renewable Racing Fuel

March 30, 2021 |

In Germany, ExxonMobil and Porsche are testing advanced biofuels and renewable, lower-carbon eFuels, as part of a new agreement to find pathways toward potential future consumer adoption.  The first iteration of Esso Renewable Racing Fuel is a blend of primarily advanced biofuels and is specially formulated by ExxonMobil’s in-house team of scientists and engineers. Analysis […]

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Porsche and Siemens Energy implementing eFuels pilot project in Chile

Porsche and Siemens Energy implementing eFuels pilot project in Chile

December 7, 2020 |

In Germany, Porsche, Siemens Energy and a lineup of international companies are developing and implementing a pilot project in Chile that is expected to yield the world’s first integrated, commercial, industrial-scale plant for making synthetic climate-neutral fuels (eFuels). In the pilot phase, around 130,000 liters of eFuels will be produced as early as 2022. In two […]

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Porsche races ahead with biocomposites for its racing vehicles

Porsche races ahead with biocomposites for its racing vehicles

September 30, 2020 |

In Germany, since early 2019, Porsche manufactured the two doors and the rear wing of the small series racing vehicle out of a natural-fiber mix, sourced primarily from renewable raw materials. Now for the first time, the front and rear aprons, the front spoiler, front and rear lids as well as the mudguards and diffuser […]

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Porsche experiments with renewable body components

Porsche experiments with renewable body components

September 28, 2020 |

In Germany, iconic sports car maker Porsche is expanding its use of natural materials to include body parts made from linseed and balsa wood. Porsche tells autoblog.com that the 718 Cayman GT4 uses natural materials in the front apron, rear apron, front spoiler, front lid, rear lid, mudflaps and air diffuser. Balsa composites hardened with […]

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