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2010-02-04 10:58:00

SAINT PAUL, Minn., Feb. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Minnesota's state agencies are breaking their 'addiction to oil' one tankful at a time, according to a new report from the SmartFleet Committee, a group that tracks fuel use and encourages state employees to use E85 in the 2,500 flex fuel vehicles in the state fleet. In 2009, state agencies used 816,568 gallons of E85, up from 650,036 gallons used in 2008. Executive Order 04-10, signed by Gov. Tim Pawlenty, calls for Minnesota state...

2010-02-04 08:00:00

DALLAS, Feb. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Evolution Fuels, Inc. (Pink Sheets: EVFN) (the "Company") today announced, as part of its strategic alliance, it has executed a second lease agreement with J&J Developments, Inc. ("J&J") for a fuel station located in Topeka, KS. This is the second station of what the Company anticipates will be a series of locations leased from J&J. The station is located on a prime intersection of Topeka that experiences an average traffic count of...

2010-02-03 12:24:00

DALLAS, Feb. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Evolution Fuels, Inc. (Pink Sheets: EVFN) (the "Company") today clarified the "Supplemental Information" filing which can be found on the Pink Sheets OTC Markets website (www.pinksheets.com) under "Filings" for Evolution Fuels. In the filing, the Company describes the execution of a letter agreement with BlackHawk Capital Partners, LLC. In the letter agreement between the parties, BlackHawk is to act as a provider of senior debt financing...

2010-02-03 08:15:00

DALLAS, Feb. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Evolution Fuels, Inc. (Pink Sheets: EVFN) (the "Company") today announced that it has filed a "Supplemental Information" filing which can be found on the Pink Sheets OTC Markets website (www.pinksheets.com) under "Filings" for Evolution Fuels. In the filing, the Company describes the execution of a letter agreement with BlackHawk Capital Partners, LLC. Evolution's management stated that the Company is in the process of exploring additional term...

2010-02-02 07:00:00

DALLAS, Feb. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Evolution Fuels, Inc. (Pink Sheets: EVFN) (the "Company") today announced that it has finalized negotiations with J&J Developments, Inc. ("J&J") resulting in the execution of a binding letter of intent to lease an initial three retail fuel stations owned by J&J, and the option to lease an additional ten fuel stations and truck stop travel plazas. As part of its overall strategic plan, the Company has formed an alliance with J&J, a...

2010-01-25 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Partners collaborate on first vehicle-based demonstration of Ricardo's Ethanol Boosted Direct Injection (EBDI) engine technology Uses an American produced renewable ethanol - supports US jobs and increased energy security Cost effective, extreme optimized power from any blend of ethanol Up to 30% fuel economy and CO2 improvement compared with existing gasoline engines, with inherently low emissions and uncompromised performance It was announced...

2009-12-22 15:30:00

SAINT PAUL, Minn., Dec. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Derek Willow of Waconia, Minnesota was the lucky winner of the American Lung Association in Minnesota's "Vikings Road Trip, Fueled By E85" contest, sending him and a guest on a road trip for two to Soldier Field to watch Minnesota take on the Chicago Bears on December 28th. Derek will be traveling to Chicago with his brother-in-law John and other local Vikings fans to watch the Monday night match-up. This will be Derek's first trip to...

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2009-12-14 11:05:46

Ethanol, often promoted as a clean-burning, renewable fuel that could help wean the nation from oil, would likely worsen health problems caused by ozone, compared with gasoline, especially in winter, according to a new study led by Stanford researchers. Ozone production from both gasoline and E85, a blend of gasoline and ethanol that is 85 percent ethanol, is greater in warm sunny weather than during the cold weather and short days of winter, because heat and sunlight contribute to ozone...

2009-12-09 15:55:00

WARROAD, Minn., Dec. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The new "blender pump" at the Farmers Union Oil station at 418 State Avenue SW in Warroad has brought more than cleaner-burning fuel to the Minnesota town of 1,772 residents. It also brings a new claim to fame: the station is thought to be the northernmost of the more than 2,000 E85 retailers in the United States (the southernmost is in Miami). Blender pumps can offer gasoline blended with varying amounts of cleaner-burning ethanol from...

2009-12-07 13:16:00

COPENHAGEN, Dec. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The climate change summit got off to a good start with a fuel change. For the first time ever, the fleet of VIP limousines switched to a climate-friendly fuel -- The New Ethanol, made from straw by the Danish company Inbicon. So when the politicians are traveling around Copenhagen this week and next during the United Nations Climate Change Conference, it will be in cars powered by a climate-friendly E85 fuel. This particular blend of 85% ethanol cuts...