Getting Ready for Export Exchange

Cindy Zimmerman

The 2012 Export Exchange is coming up next week in Minneapolis, the second event of its kind co-sponsored by the U.S. Grains Council and the Renewable Fuels Association to bring together buyers and sellers of grains and livestock feed, including the ethanol by-product distillers dried grains with solubles or DDGS. “The Export Exchange is a fabulous opportunity for customers to …

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USDA Announces 6th Regional Biofuels System

Cindy Zimmerman

The U.S. Department of Agriculture today announced a research grant to develop next generation biofuels in the Northeast. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today awarded Pennsylvania State University a five-year research grant valued at roughly $10 million to develop biomass supply chains for the production of liquid transportation and aviation biofuels in the Northeast. This is the sixth such award made …

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Ethanol Report From CARS

Cindy Zimmerman

Ethanol helped to power events held as part of Automotive Service and Repair Week (ASRW) in New Orleans, October 11-13 at the Morial Convention Center. The Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) teamed up with Bobby Likis Car Clinic Network and Ricardo on the trade show floor of the Congress of Automotive Repair and Service (CARS) and during a Myth Busters panel …

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Ricardo Engine Optimizes Ethanol

Cindy Zimmerman

It’s called the EBDI – Extreme Boost Direct Injection – and it may be the “little engine that could” revolutionize the automotive world to produce cars that get drastically improved fuel mileage while optimizing the higher octane properties of ethanol. The engine was developed by Ricardo, Inc., and it was on display for automotive mechanics and technicians at the 2012 …

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Ethanol Myth Busting at Automotive Event

Cindy Zimmerman

A panel consisting of an automotive technician, an automotive engineer and an ethanol industry representative had the opportunity to bust some myths about ethanol at the National Automotive Service Task Force meeting in New Orleans on Saturday. Renewable Fuels Association Director of Regulatory Affairs Kelly Davis, Ricardo Chief Engineer for powertrain controls Dr. Matti Vint, and automotive talk show host/service …

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First Time for Ethanol at CARS

Cindy Zimmerman

The annual Congress of Automotive Repair and Service (CARS) is part of Automotive Service and Repair Week (ASRW), which is an umbrella for several different related organizations to meet, network and learn about what’s new in the industry. The whole event is coordinated through the Automotive Service Association (ASA) and president Ron Pyle says having the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) …

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Ricardo Talks Ethanol at CARS

Cindy Zimmerman

The Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) exhibit at the Congress of Automotive Repair and Service (CARS) in New Orleans this past week featured new engine technology developed by Ricardo, Inc. that has the ability to optimize the performance of ethanol in fuel. Ricardo Chief Engineer for Innovations and Chemical Technology John Kasab was one of the company representatives who presented information …

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Ethanol on Display at CARS

Cindy Zimmerman

The Renewable Fuels Association (RFS), the Bobby Likis Car Clinic Network and Ricardo Engineering have teamed up to drive home the message of ethanol as the future for fuel in America at the Congress for Automotive Repair and Service expo in New Orleans. RFA Director of Regulatory Affairs Kelly Davis has been representing the ethanol industry at the event, talking …

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