The Truth About Cars » Bio-fuels http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Wed, 04 May 2016 20:39:13 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 Audi Invests In Synthetic Gasoline From Sugar http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/02/audi-invests-in-synthetic-gasoline-from-sugar/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/02/audi-invests-in-synthetic-gasoline-from-sugar/#comments Sat, 01 Feb 2014 08:33:57 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=729082 Audi’s bio-fuel initiative is expanding into France through an investment by the automaker to Global Bioenergies, whose bio-isooctane could be the replacement for petroleum gasoline when the time comes to make the switch. The bio-fuel is made from fermented sugar through genetic modification of E. coli bacteria to produce isobutane gas without poisoning the yeast […]

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Audi’s bio-fuel initiative is expanding into France through an investment by the automaker to Global Bioenergies, whose bio-isooctane could be the replacement for petroleum gasoline when the time comes to make the switch. The bio-fuel is made from fermented sugar through genetic modification of E. coli bacteria to produce isobutane gas without poisoning the yeast […]

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What’s Wrong With This Picture: E15 Ethanol Is Coming Edition http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/06/whats-wrong-with-this-picture-e15-ethanol-is-coming-edition/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/06/whats-wrong-with-this-picture-e15-ethanol-is-coming-edition/#comments Fri, 10 Jun 2011 15:36:54 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=398121 Reuters reports that White House has approved a label for E15 ethanol blends, which warn motorists not to use the higher blend if their vehicle was built before the 2007 model-year. What Reuters won’t show you is the final label design that was approved… was it the EPA’s proposed design (above), or one of the […]

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Reuters reports that White House has approved a label for E15 ethanol blends, which warn motorists not to use the higher blend if their vehicle was built before the 2007 model-year. What Reuters won’t show you is the final label design that was approved… was it the EPA’s proposed design (above), or one of the […]

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Regular, Premium Or Single-Malt? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/08/regular-premium-or-single-malt/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/08/regular-premium-or-single-malt/#comments Tue, 17 Aug 2010 22:20:36 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=363153 No, it’s not a Mel Gibson joke… Scientists at Edinburgh Napier University have developed a formula for making butanol biofuel out of byproducts of the Scottish whiskey industry, reports Sky News. Apparently researchers combined so-called pot ale – the liquid from the copper stills distillery equipment – and the spent grains used to make whisky, […]

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No, it’s not a Mel Gibson joke… Scientists at Edinburgh Napier University have developed a formula for making butanol biofuel out of byproducts of the Scottish whiskey industry, reports Sky News. Apparently researchers combined so-called pot ale – the liquid from the copper stills distillery equipment – and the spent grains used to make whisky, […]

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Will The BP Oil Spill Lead To More Ethanol Subsidies? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/06/will-the-bp-oil-spill-lead-to-more-ethanol-subsidies/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/06/will-the-bp-oil-spill-lead-to-more-ethanol-subsidies/#comments Sat, 12 Jun 2010 15:12:22 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=358730 Slate‘s Robert Bryce reckons so. With ethanol producers and blenders bouncing off the ethanol “blend wall” and into bankruptcy court, Bryce figures Now the industry is counting on a president beleaguered by the made-for-TV crisis in the Gulf of Mexico to help it out. And he appears ready to do just that. On April 28, […]

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Slate‘s Robert Bryce reckons so. With ethanol producers and blenders bouncing off the ethanol “blend wall” and into bankruptcy court, Bryce figures Now the industry is counting on a president beleaguered by the made-for-TV crisis in the Gulf of Mexico to help it out. And he appears ready to do just that. On April 28, […]

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