AUTO-OIL RESEARCH FINDS NO IMMEDIATE BENEFITS IN USE OF GASOLINE-METHANOL BLEND

A joint U.S. auto-oil industry research program has found no immediate advantages in using gasoline-methanol motor fuel blends. Three major auto companies and 14 large oil companies have been investigating new fuels under the Auto-Oil Air Quality improvement Research Pro-ram (OGJ, June 24, 1991, p. 32). Their research found that M85 (85% gasoline and 15% methanol) would cost substantially more than straight gasoline without providing substantial benefits in vehicle emissions and ozone air

Feb 24th, 1992
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