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

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

Brian Allmer

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…