23 Apr '15, 12pm

Audi Produces e-Diesel Fuel From Water, CO2, Renewable Energy

By Stephen Edelstein 1,354 views Apr 23, 2015 Reddit This! Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Audi sustainability chief Reiner Mangold and German Education Minister Dr. Johanna Wanka Enlarge Photo Cars are getting more efficient, but the fuels that power them may soon change too. That's especially true when it comes to diesel, where the loose "biodiesel" category is being expanded to include a new variety of synthetic fuels. These experimental diesel alternatives are chemically identical to petroleum-based diesel--meaning they can be used in any modern car. DON'T MISS: Propel Renewable Diesel: Usable By Any Vehicle, Going Beyond 'Biodiesel' Another attempt at a sustainable new diesel fuel comes from Audi, which recently synthesized what it calls "e-diesel." It was produced at a pilot plant in Dresden using carbon dioxide (CO2) and water, with renewable energy used to power...

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