California drivers awoke this morning to absolutely no relief at the pump as the state’s average price of gas hit $4.668, up from $4.655 yesterday. This is according to AAA Fuel Gauge Report, which was updated at 3:03 AM.
This is a new all-time high.
There’s still been no official ruling on Gov. Jerry Brown’s petition to waive the state’s onerous fuel blend requirement.
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The U.S. Air Force has tested a new type of fuel – one based almost entirely on alcohol.
The A-10C Thunderbolt II flew from Eglin Air Force Base, in Florida, on a fuel blend known as Alcohol to Jet, or ATJ, as part of the airforce’s bid to move its fleet onto non-petroleum-based fuel.
While the first image this brings to mind is a pilot pouring a beer can into a tank, [...]
by Chad Brooks
When the 43 NASCAR drivers start their engines for Sunday’s Daytona 500, they will be doing so for the second year with American ethanol-blended fuel in their gas tanks.
The Sunoco Green E15 racing fuel, a renewable fuel blended with 15 percent American-made ethanol from American-grown corn, emits 20 percent less greenhouse gas emissions than unleaded gasoline and saved drivers from using a combined 300,000 regular gallons of gasoline during last year’s [...]