Ethanol Powers Global Warming Expedition

Ely, Minn. – February 16, 2007 (AgNewsWire) Dogs may be pulling the sleds for world-renowned arctic explorer Will Steger’s latest expedition but the trip will be powered in a large part by ethanol. When Steger was looking for sponsors to support his Global Warming 101 expedition, he decided that the ethanol industry would be a natural choice. “I’ve been talking …

Grand Opening Brings Wall Street to the Heartland

Albert City, IA (February 7, 2007) (AgNewsWire) US BioEnergy Corporation celebrated the grand opening of their newest ethanol production facility on February 7 by ringing the closing bell on the NASDAQ from the plant in Albert City, Iowa. The feat was accomplished remotely via satellite from the 100 million gallon per year production facility which actually began operations in December. …

American Le Mans Series Showcases Technology and Performance

Hilliard, Ohio – (February 8, 2007 – AgNewsWire) The American Le Mans Series continues its tradition of excellence and leading edge technology with its decision to use ethanol-enriched fuel for the 2007 racing season. The organization has partnered with the Ethanol Promotion and Information Council (EPIC) to make E10, “the official ethanol-enriched fuel” of the series. Scott Atherton, President and …

Ethanol Star of the Track During IndyCar® Series Daytona Test

Daytona, FL (February 1, 2007) (AgNewsWire) The IndyCar® Series held its first Open Test of the season Wednesday, January 31, at Daytona International Speedway where for the first time all IndyCar Series cars ran on 100 percent fuel-grade ethanol. Ethanol Promotion and Information Council (EPIC) Executive Director Tom Slunecka was in Daytona to watch history being made. “The test started …

When Clearing the Air about Ethanol, Consumers Respond

Ethanol Promotion and Information CouncilOmaha, Neb. (November 17, 2006) – (AgNewsWire) An informed consumer is the ethanol industry’s most effective tool for increasing awareness of the cleaner, renewable fuel. A national survey, released today, found that when respondents are provided with relevant information about ethanol, their interest to purchase increased by nearly 20 percent.

Ethanol Message Lights up Times Square

New York, NY (November 13, 2006) (AgNewsWire) Ethanol is taking center stage in New York City during Farm-City Week this year. A 30-second video featuring the benefits of farm-based ethanol will be displayed on the new NBC Universal High Definition screen in Times Square November 13-26. The campaign includes the week prior to Thanksgiving, which is national Farm-City week, and …

On-Line Course Teaches the Mechanics of Ethanol

Omaha, Neb. (Oct. 31, 2006) (AgNewsWire) A new on-line training course for ethanol provides an understanding of ethanol fuel and how it affects engine performance and the environment. The Ethanol Promotion and Information Council (EPIC) developed the Ethanol Fuel Performance Training module for anyone who wants to get to know the technical side of the fuel, according to Reece Nanfito, …

Are You Ready For Some Ethanol?

Omaha, Neb. (October 5, 2006) (AgNewsWire) The ethanol industry has kicked off a new promotion with tailgate parties and pump promotions centered around pro football games this fall. According to Reece Nanfito, Ethanol Promotion and Information Council’s (EPIC) senior director of marketing, promotions for the ag-based fuel are planned to take place prior to professional football match-ups around the country. …

Help Ethanol Celebrate 50 Years of Interstate Travel

Omaha, NE (June 15, 2006 – AgNewsWire) – Ethanol is fueling the 50th anniversary celebration of the U.S. interstate highway system June 16 -29 when the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) will sponsor a cross-country convoy from San Francisco to Washington D.C. All cars in the convoy will use E10, a blend of 90 percent unleaded …

JEFF SIMMONS NAMED RAHAL LETTERMAN TEAM ETHANOL DRIVER

Ethanol Promotion and Information CouncilOmaha, Neb. (April 4, 2006-AgNewsWire) – Rahal Letterman Racing (RLR), one of the leading open-wheel race teams in North America, along with Ethanol Promotion and Information Council (EPIC) today announced the selection of Jeff Simmons as the driver for No. 17 Team Ethanol Honda/Panoz/Firestone.

Consumer Education Is Key To Ethanol Effort

Ethanol Promotion and Information CouncilOmaha, Neb. (February 16, 2006) (AgNewsWire) The ethanol industry is riding on a wave of momentum created in the wake of President Bush’s State of the Union address and new commitments to ethanol by U.S. auto manufacturers. However, the industry must meet the enthusiasm with education, according to Tom Slunecka, executive director of the Ethanol Promotion and Information Council, or EPIC.

DomestiFuel Blog Takes Off

DomesticFuel(Holts Summit, MO January 27, 2006 – AgNewsWire) Daily news and information on the rapidly expanding renewable fuels industry can be found on the Web log, DomesticFuel (www.domesticfuel.com). The site was developed by ZimmComm New Media, LLC, a new media communications company, based in Missouri.

Wichita Residents Embrace Ethanol

Ethanol Promotion and Information CouncilOMAHA, NE. (January 13, 2006, 2005 – AgNewsWire) – Wichita, Kansas residents turned to ethanol-enriched fuel in record numbers this fall, according to recently released market data from a partnership promotion between Kwik Shop stores and the Ethanol Promotion and Information Council (EPIC).