Petition Urges Car Makers to Build More FFVs

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A grassroots effort has begun to let auto manufacturers know American drivers want more flex-fuel vehicle options. In recent months, auto manufacturers have signaled they are pulling back on the production of flex-fuel vehicles, which can run on a variety of higher ethanol blends up to E85. Two members of the ethanol industry decided to let auto makers know how …

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#RFANEC Features Ethanol Powered American Chopper

Cindy Zimmerman

The custom E85 motorcycle commissioned by the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) last year and featured on the Discovery Channel’s American Chopper series was a big hit at the National Ethanol Conference last week, and so was the bike’s designer Paul Teutul, Jr. The patriotic-themed motorcycle has been all over the country since it was first unveiled last June, but it …

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RFA Releases Latest FFV Guide

Cindy Zimmerman

The 2019 Ford F-250 SuperDuty is just one of the many models of flex fuel vehicles (FFV) available today that are capable of running on fuel blends containing up to 85 percent ethanol (E85), according to the Renewable Fuels Association’s latest FFV brochure. More than 24 million vehicles on U.S. roads today are E85 compatible and the brochure compiles the …

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2nd RFA ‘Ethanol Days of Summer’ Contest a Success

Cindy Zimmerman

Labor Day signaled both the unofficial end of summer and the official conclusion of the Renewable Fuels Association’s second annual “Ethanol Days of Summer” contest. More than 3,600 new users of www.E85prices.com registered and helped report prices for higher ethanol blends and conventional fuels during the three-month contest, which offered consumers the chance to win $50 in free fuel per …

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Retailers Winning With Ethanol at the Pump

Cindy Zimmerman

The retailer panel is always a popular one for attendees at the American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) conference to learn more about how their product is being marketed to consumers at the pump. This year, members of the ACE Marketer Advisory Panel (MAP) discussed what is working and what is not, as well as the question of how to brand …

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Ethanol Report on Custom RFA Motorcycle

Cindy Zimmerman

A custom motorcycle that runs on E85 stole the spotlight at the 2018 Fuel Ethanol Workshop in Omaha this week. The Renewable Fuels Association teamed up with master motorcycle designer Paul Teutul, Jr. to create the patriotic-themed bike that was revealed to the world on the Discovery channel series American Chopper June 11 and Paul Jr. spent time at the …

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Federal Fleets Double E85 Usage

Cindy Zimmerman

A Renewable Fuels Association analysis of new Energy Information Administration (EIA) data shows that federally-regulated fleets more than doubled their usage of E85 (85% ethanol, 15% gasoline) and other flex fuels between 2010 and 2016. According to the EIA data, federally-regulated fleets, including government and transit agencies, used 17.9 million gallons of E85 in 2010, increasing to more than 38 …

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RFA Releases Ethanol Savings Calculator

Cindy Zimmerman

The Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) has just released an easy-to-use online calculator just in time for the holidays to help drivers find out how much money they can save by choosing ethanol blends like E15 and E85. Here’s how it works: Step 1 – enter retail prices for E10, E15 and E85. Prices from thousands of stations nationwide, along with …

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E15 Retailer Video Series Debuts

Cindy Zimmerman

The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) has debuted the first two in a series of fuel marketer-focused videos on the flexfuelforward.com website as part of a campaign to feature real world E15 and flex fuel retailer success stories. All episodes are hosted by ACE Senior Vice President Ron Lamberty with the first video introducing the series and some of the …

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