Ethanol, flex-fuel engines to gain from new mileage standards:

04/1/2010 |

Ethanol producers and flex-fuel engine developers stand to gain from the federal standards on fuel economy for model years 2012 to 2016, according to this article. Among those developing engines in line with the standards is Ethanol Boosting Systems, whose "engine downsizing" technology utilizes ethanol's performance-enhancing properties along with a three-way catalytic converter for controlling emissions. EBS is among several companies studying ways of tuning engines to run efficiently on ethanol.

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