30 Nov '12, 6pm

Not to mention less efficient. #BSGovtsubsidyRT @CleanMPG: AAA warns E15 gasoline could cause car damage.: ^AS

E15, a higher blend of ethanol and gasoline, has rolled out in a handful of states. But its use in older vehicles is generating warnings from AAA, which says E15 could be harmful to pre-2012 vehicles. Gary Strauss - USATODAY - November 30, 2012 The AAA says the Environmental Protection Agency and gasoline retailers should halt the sale of E15, a new ethanol blend that could damage millions of vehicles and void car warranties. AAA, which issued its warning Friday, says just 12 million of more than 240 million cars, trucks and SUVs now in use have manufacturers' approval for E15. Flex-fuel vehicles, 2012 and newer General Motors vehicles, 2013 Fords and 2001 and later model Porsches are the exceptions, according to AAA, the nation's largest motorist group, with 53.5 million members. "It is clear that millions of Americans are unfamiliar with E15, which means there is a stron...

Full article: http://www.cleanmpg.com/forums/showthread.php?p=363287

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