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Mercedes-Benz proposes to shift its cars to biodiesel in India

(Source: biofuels-news.com)

German automaker Mercedes-Benz is probing the possibility to shift its diesel cars and other vehicles in India to biodiesel. “Mercedes has given me a letter that they can use 100% biodiesel in their cars and buses,” Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari told the India Times nespaper.

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Scania's Hybrid Truck Wins Prize for Innovation

(Source: theautochannel.com)

Scania’s recently-launched hybrid distribution truck has been awarded the prestigious German prize Green Truck Future Innovation 2016 by the leading trade magazine Verkehrsrundschau. The hybrid solution allows an 18-tonne distribution truck to operate solely on electric power for up to two kilometres.

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The Drawbacks of Biodiesel

I have always liked the idea of renewable fuels. If done right they can make a contribution to the overall energy policy for the US. Unfortunately, if done wrong they can cause problems. 592 more words

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'Green’ Biodiesel Has Increased Emissions

What a shocker.

The use of supposedly ‘green’ biodiesel to hit EU renewable energy targets has actually significantly increased greenhouse gas emissions, a new study finds. 130 more words


Iowa lawmakers vote to extend, expand state biodiesel incentives

(Source: biodieselmagazine.com)

The Iowa House passed legislation April 21 to extend and expand state biodiesel incentives, a move commended by the Iowa Biodiesel Board. The incentives include a tax credit that helps keep the state’s 13 biodiesel producers competitive on a national scale, and a retailer’s credit that entices fuel retailers to carry biodiesel blends.

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Fleets rank biodiesel as top option when going green

(Source: cropprotectionnews.com)

The Association for the Work Truck Industry (NTEA) conducted its yearly December study and concluded that the No. 1 choice for the nation’s top fleets to start greening their fleet operations is biodiesel.  33 more words


Brazil: Minimum Percentage of Biodiesel in Brazil Will Increase to 10% by 2019

(Source: lexology.com)

Law 13,263/2016 of March 23, 2016, determines an increase in the current minimum percentage of biodiesel addition to traditional diesel from 7% to 10% which is meant to occur during the next three years. 22 more words