What Would You Do For $1,000 of Free Fuel?

Joanna Schroeder

The National FFV Awareness Campaign is launching the Ohio FFV Awareness Campaign today during the Cleveland Auto Show. The goal of the campaign to raise awareness and use of higher blends of ethanol. Douglas A. Durante, Executive Director of the Clean Fuels Foundation, the organization spearheading the Campaign said, “With rising tension in the Middle East and gasoline prices to …

E85, Education, Flex Fuel Vehicles

GM Test Drive at Ethanol Conference

Cindy Zimmerman

GM featured test drives in new Flex Fuel 2011 Buick Regal Turbos and GMC Terrains at the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) 2011 National Ethanol Conference and dozens of attendees took advantage of the opportunity. Pictured is RFA board member Ray Defenbaugh of Big River Resources West Burlington preparing to take a spin in a Regal Turbo. I took a drive …

Audio, E85, Ethanol, Ethanol News, Flex Fuel Vehicles, National Ethanol Conference, RFA

New Ethanol Fuel Finder App from RFA

Cindy Zimmerman

The Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) is excited to announce the release of a new Flex-Fuel Station Locator application for iPhones, iPads and the iPod Touch – free and available from the App Store. The Flex-Fuel Station Locator iPhone application will help users pinpoint any E85 (85% ethanol, 15% gasoline) station in the United States, providing the user with station locations, …

E85, Ethanol, Ethanol News, Flex Fuel Vehicles, RFA

Sen. Harkin Introduces “Biofuels Market Expansion Act”

Joanna Schroeder

U.S. Senator Tom Harkin (D-IA) introduced a new piece of legislation today, called the “Biofuels Market Expansion Act of 2011.”  The bill, if passed, would ensure an increasing number of automobiles in the U.S. be flexible fuel vehicles (FFVs), expands the number of blender pumps and make renewable fuel pipelines eligible for the federal loan guarantee pipeline program. The bill …

ACE, biofuels, Ethanol, Flex Fuel Vehicles, Legislation

MD Grain Producers Join FFV Awareness Campaign

Michelle Kautz

MGPUB joins the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), and more than 30 national companies and organizations that are part of the FFV Awareness Campaign working in several other states across the country. The overall campaign has been developed and is coordinated by the Clean Fuels Foundation, a Maryland based non-profit organization. With 16 E85 …

E85, Ethanol News, Flex Fuel Vehicles, News

Protec Fuel Opens First E85 Station with Imaging

Michelle Kautz

The E85 site is also the first of its kind in the area. Located just north of Jacksonville and south of Savannah, the owner is excited to begin selling the product. “I’m looking forward to see how many green vehicles will use our new fuel,” noted owner of Mr. Pete’s, Al Coty. “I’m proud to carry the fuel – it’s …

E85, Ethanol, Ethanol News, Facilities, Flex Fuel Vehicles, Miscellaneous, News

Familiar Face Goes to Work for Protec Fuel

Cindy Zimmerman

A familiar face in the ethanol industry, and a familiar name here on Domestic Fuel, is now working for Florida-based Protec Fuel. Michelle Kautz has been hired as the company’s Public Relations/Development Director to manage Protec’s marketing and public relations programs along with coordinating sales efforts targeted at fuel distributors and retailers. Kautz has been working in the ethanol industry …

E85, Ethanol, Flex Fuel Vehicles, Growth Energy

Anti-Ethanol Camp Exit Tents Prepared to Attack

Joanna Schroeder

The anti-ethanol camp has exited their tents today to hold a press conference against the suggested changes to VEETC and the ethanol tariff that the ethanol industry proposed last week. In response, the four organizations that are leading the charge to create a new road map for ethanol have jointly responded to the attack. In a statement released today from …

ACE, biofuels, blends, corn, Ethanol, Ethanol News, Flex Fuel Vehicles, food and fuel, Growth Energy, NCGA, RFA