Cummins, the diesel engine specialist, has just announced a new engine for medium duty delivery trucks that runs on E85 – a blend of 85% ethanol and 15% gasoline – that can reduce CO2 emissions by up to 80%.
Ferrari was suddenly on form again at this year’s Chinese Grand Prix. Should a new ethanol blend from Shell be getting most of the credit for that podium?
A pair of new reports from the U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) may have finally buried the worldwide push for mass biofuel production.
The ethanol screams of 675 HP twin-turbo V6 engines shook the city of Long Beach yesterday as the 2014 IndyCar season made its way to Southern California.
These 2 videos show the first of the Switzer Performance-built Cornzilla E1K Nissan GTRs to hit the roads of Europe, thanks to the Dutch boys from TotalCar!
With nearly 700 E85-fueled horsepower on tap and a tightly packed fields of drivers, IndyCar might just deliver the most exciting racing on four wheels – unless it rains, like it did in St. Petersburg.
The new, E85-powered Chevrolet IndyCar V6 engine is a 675 hp, 2.2 liter, twin-turbocharged champion in the making- here it is, in depth and up close.
America’s farmers have it pretty tough these days. Despite being on the front lines of food production, they’re falsely vilified by the oil industry lobbyists for pushing ethanol and raising food prices.
It wasn’t long ago that the alternative fuel media was abuzz with the potential of ethanol, but out-of-date mandates threaten to add to gas prices and dismantle the government’s ethanol policy. Now the whole industry could be at risk. Very quietly in November of 2013, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed scaling back the amount […]
Delivering more than 900 horsepower in a controlled, low-emission fashion is what the Switzer Performance E911 Porsche flex-fuel performance PKG does.
Now, more than a decade after the loss of Dale Earnhardt, the number 3 returns to Daytona with Austin Dillon, who wasted no time in returning the number 3 to glory with a pole at Daytona … powered, in part, by American Ethanol!
A new process developed by the Sustainable Bioenergy Research Consortium (SBRC) in Abu Dhabi is pulling ethanol biofuel from desert plants fed by non-potable seawater- and it’s doing so more efficiently than many “typical” plant-based ethanol processors. The SRBC, with funding from Boeing, Honeywell, and Abu Dhabi’s Etihad Airways is working to commercialize the sustainable […]
Brazilian sugar and ethanol producers saw near-record profits in 2013 with growth of nearly 19% year-over-year. Despite the increased production and profits Brazil has seen, however, UNICA President Elizabeth Farina cited a report which pointed out that “during the past year, producers have spent nearly 15 percent of their revenues on debt servicing,” as opposed […]
Ignite is widely regarded as one of the top players in the premium ethanol fuels business, and the company has powered some of the most powerful flex-fuel street cars on the road and on the racetrack– not to mention the entire USAC Midget racing field for the past few years. As such, I probably shouldn’t […]
Just about every time we write a post about ethanol- be it about a 2000 hp ethanol-fueled hypercar that makes 400% more power than the gas version but still gets the same MPG or about the US military switching its mobile units to biofuels– someone starts harping about ethanol raising food prices. Despite the fact […]
Fighter jets + ethanol, it’s a calculation that Lockheed Martin recently announced a significant investment in. Lockheed is hoping to secure what it calls, “clean, secure, and smart energy” by buying into a company called Concord Blue. That company gained notoriety in the energy business when it developed a closed-loop, commercially proven, non-incineration process that […]