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2012-02-13 10:54:00

SAINT PAUL, Minn., Feb. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While gasoline consumption in Minnesota dipped to its lowest point in a decade in 2011, sales of E85 fuel in Minnesota finished the year strong. Owners of flex fuel vehicles, which can use either ethanol-based E85 or regular unleaded, bought an estimated 19.8 million gallons of E85 in 2011, according to figures released by the Minnesota Department of Commerce. That would place 2011 as the 3rd best year for E85 sales, after...

2012-01-25 07:18:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Jan. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Husqvarna launched the Ethanol Challenge, an animated, online quiz designed to help educate consumers on the effects of ethanol as well as prevention of ethanol-related product issues. Husqvarna has issued the Ethanol Challenge in order to provide the tools for consumers to gain awareness about ethanol, in hopes that education can help them maintain and care for their Husqvarna equipment. (Photo:...

2012-01-14 08:00:00

Champion Brands eGuard Ethanol Fuel Treatment helps fight ethanol fuel problems such as ingress of water and corrosion. (PRWEB) January 14, 2012 Champion Brands is excited to add eGuard to its growing list of excellent high performance automotive chemicals. Champion Brands eGuard Ethanol Fuel Treatment is a multi-functional gasoline additive specifically formulated for use in gasoline and ethanol blends from E-10 to E-85. This new product contains advanced corrosion protection for fuel...

2011-12-15 07:36:00

SAINT PAUL, Minn., Dec. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- E85 is selling briskly in the upper Midwest, according to organizations that track the sales of the ethanol-based motor fuel. In the first eight months of the year, Minnesota E85 sales have increased by 26 percent, as retailers sold nearly 3 million gallons more of the cleaner-burning fuel than during the same period in 2010. Minnesota is not alone -- recent reports from Iowa and North Dakota show drivers in those...

2011-12-08 06:49:00

NEW YORK and HARBIN, China, Dec. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- American Jianye Greentech Holdings, Ltd. (OTCQB: AJGH), a leading China-based developer, manufacturer and distributor of alcohol-based automobile fuels and civilian-use fuels, including methanol, ethanol, and blended fuels, announced today that the company won the Special Gold Award at Hefei's Patent and Technology Commerce Exchange. The company participated in this commerce exchange that was sponsored by the National...

2011-12-07 09:44:00

BISMARCK, N.D., Dec. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Annual statewide sales of E85, a cleaner-burning fuel consisting primarily of ethanol, surpassed the 1 million gallon mark in North Dakota in September. Approximately 660,000 gallons of E85 were sold in North Dakota in 2010, up from 275,000 gallons in 2009. The state now has more than 70 retail outlets for E85 and each month, sales of E85 in 2011 have exceeded that same month's 2010 sales. "This is an important achievement the...

2011-10-12 13:00:00

Quick Fuel Technology, an aftermarket manufacturer of fuel system components for performance street and race vehicles was recently awarded the 2011 Business Innovation Award from the Bowling Green Chamber of Commerce in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Bowling Green, KY (PRWEB) October 12, 2011 Quick Fuel Technology, an aftermarket manufacturer of fuel system components for performance street and race vehicles was recently awarded the 2011 Business Innovation Award from the Bowling Green Chamber of...

2011-08-19 09:00:00

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, Aug. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The newest Stripes Convenience Store location, located on Weber Road south of Saratoga Blvd., is the first gas station within 100 miles of the Corpus Christi area to offer E85 fuel, a blend of up to 85% ethanol fuel with unleaded gasoline that is used in "flexible fuel vehicles" and is recognized as being a cleaner-burning fuel for cars. E85 is an American-made alternative fuel produced from renewable resources, such as corn raised here...

2011-07-13 09:28:00

SAINT PAUL, Minn., July 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Forget the flashy prototypes, concept vehicles, or "clean fuels of the future" that exist only in the laboratory or on the cover of Popular Mechanics - a free lecture offered by the American Lung Association in Minnesota focuses instead on alternative fuels and vehicles that are available here in Minnesota, right now. The lecture will be held on Wednesday, July 20, from 6:30 - 8 p.m. in the Mississippi Room in the American...

2011-07-08 16:37:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., July 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Continuing her long support for oil industry interests at the cost of clean, domestic, renewable fuels, California Senator Dianne Feinstein announced today she has taken yet another step to raise taxes, increase reliance on imported oil, reduce jobs, and increase pollution with her ongoing effort to severely limit incentives for the production and use of domestic biofuels. According to the California Ethanol Vehicle Coalition,...