RFA: Data Show the So-Called “Blend Wall” is Crumbling

WASHINGTON — Gasoline supplied to the U.S. market last week contained an average of 10.4 percent ethanol, according to data released this morning by the Energy Information Administration (EIA). It

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New DOE Study: Gas Becomes “Stale” Long Before Water Uptake Becomes a Concern

WASHINGTON — As millions of Americans say goodbye to summer and prepare to store their boats, motorcycles, lawn mowers, leaf blowers, and other equipment for the winter, a new study

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Ford’s “Fuel of the Future” Still Powering America Forward

This month marks the 120th anniversary of an automotive milestone: Henry Ford’s test drive of his first vehicle, the Quadricycle. The 20-mile-an-hour Quadricycle, which was literally built using two sets

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Renewable Fuels Foundation, MathPro Hosting Webinar Series on Ethanol’s Octane Benefits

WASHINGTON — The Renewable Fuels Foundation, the education and research arm of the Renewable Fuels Association, has teamed up with fuel refining experts at MathPro Inc. to sponsor a five-part

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Seven Years Later, Grain-Based Ethanol Provides Nearly Half of GHG Reductions Under LCFS

WASHINGTON — As the California Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) reaches its halfway point, new analysis from the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) shows that grain-based ethanol has provided nearly half

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AMA Continues Fight Against Ethanol

On Monday, the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) released a blog attacking Rep. Dave Loebsack (D-Iowa) because he supports the expansion of renewable fuels. Really. In March, Loebsack reintroduced legislation (H.R.

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Outdoor Power Equipment Institute Poll on Higher Ethanol Blend Awareness Insulting to Consumers

WASHINGTON — Today, the Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI) released a national poll finding that awareness and knowledge of how to use higher ethanol fuel blends remains relatively unchanged among

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RFA Analysis Shows Uptick in Number of Automakers Who Have Approved E15 for Use in New Vehicles

WASHINGTON — An analysis of 2016 model year (MY)  warranty statements and owner’s manuals conducted by the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) shows that auto manufacturers explicitly approve E15 (15 percent ethanol 85

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RFA to EPA: New Gasoline Volatility Regulations Needed to Level Playing Field, Encourage Investment in Higher Ethanol Blends

WASHINGTON — In a letter submitted today to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) urged the agency to take immediate administrative action to eliminate an

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EPA’s Final RVO Rule and the Myth of Falling Gasoline Demand

One of the oil industry’s favorite talking points in its campaign to repeal the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) is the argument that “gasoline demand is falling,” and thus refiners have

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