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Barn Media 4-11-11: RFA Encouraged by Automaker Willingness to Discuss Higher Ethanol Blends

Brian Allmer

Brian Allmer, Barn Media Podcast Producer

Calling biofuels an important part of the strategy to reduce America’s reliance on foreign oil – automakers told Congress they’re open to the idea of building cars and light-trucks capable of running on gasoline/ethanol blends higher than E10. In testimony to the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee – Shane Karr of the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers said that mid-level blends would do more to reach biofuels use targets than requiring 90-percent of vehicles to run on E85 by 2016…

Calling biofuels an important part of the strategy to reduce America’s reliance on foreign oil – automakers told Congress they’re open to the idea of building cars and light-trucks capable of running on gasoline/ethanol blends higher than E10. In testimony to the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee – Shane Karr of the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers said that mid-level blends would do more to reach biofuels use targets than requiring 90-percent of vehicles to run on E85 by 2016…