Tag: automakers

Clashes over ethanol in gasoline intensify

Travel club AAA has joined the oil industry in opposing federal allowance of a higher blend of ethanol in gasoline and is calling for a suspension of the sale of E15. Opponents argue that the mixture will hurt vehicle engines.  More »

Court rules against Big Oil in dispute over ethanol blend

Despite protests from the oil industry, a federal appeals court on Tuesday refused to allow a challenge to an Environmental Protection Agency decision encouraging more ethanol to be blended into gasoline.  More »

Report casts doubt on E15 use in cars & trucks

Automakers and the oil industry released a report today that casts doubt on the safety of gasoline containing 15 percent ethanol and shows that at least some engines running the fuel suffered damage during recent testing.  More »