Bush and the Big Three

Cindy Zimmerman

President George W. Bush participated in a demonstration of alternative fuel vehicles on the South Lawn drive of the White House Monday with the CEOs of the three largest auto makers. The president said he “found it very interesting that by 2012, 50 percent of the automobiles in America will be flex-fuel vehicles. That means that the American consumer will …

Biodiesel, E85, Ethanol, Flex Fuel Vehicles, Government, News

UL Closer to E85 Pump Certification

Cindy Zimmerman

Underwriters Laboratories is getting closer to approving fuel pumps for dispensing of 85 percent ethanol. According to a press release, UL currently expects to finalize research and publish certification requirements by the end of the fourth quarter of 2007 and, immediately thereafter, accept E85 dispensing equipment for investigation to the safety requirements and certification of compliant equipment. UL has been …

E85, Ethanol, Flex Fuel Vehicles, Government, News