France continues to lead the way on ethanol blends

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Renewable ethanol continues to build its popularity in France, where motorists have already made E10 (petrol containing up to 10% ethanol) the top-selling gasoline blend.

Recently France has also made it possible for consumers to choose an even higher blend that not only reaps better emissions-reduction performance, but also saves money. E85, a petrol blend with up to 85% renewable ethanol, is fast growing in popularity, with more than 21 million liters sold in January, according to Le Monde. In fact, the use of E85 in France increased by 55% in 2018….

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