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Chevron / Toyota road trip demonstrates renewable gasoline blend

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Chevron USA kicked off a road trip across the US Gulf Coast to showcase an innovative new gasoline blend with more than 50% renewable content. During the tour, Chevron representatives will talk with members of the public about the benefits of lower carbon fuels such as biofuels and renewable gasoline blend.

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Audi introduces R33 Blue Gasoline for factory fills in Germany

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Audi plants’ filling stations transitioned to R33 Blue Diesel ( earlier post ) last year; Audi has now introduced the gasoline counterpart, R33 Blue Gasoline. R33 Blue Gasoline ( earlier post ) now replaces conventional E10 gasoline. The renewable portion of the gasoline consists of 10% fuel oxygenates—e.g.,

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California “gasoline superuser” bill advances; focusing ZEV incentives on reducing gasoline use

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By shifting the biggest gasoline users into ZEVs first, AB 2816 also reduces the total number of ZEVs that would be needed to reach the state’s near-term target of cutting light-duty vehicle emissions in half by 2030. California’s biggest gasoline users currently are on track to be the last people to switch to ZEVs.

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Bosch, Shell, and Volkswagen develop renewable gasoline with 20% lower CO2; rollout of Blue Gasoline this year

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Following on the introduction of R33 Blue Diesel ( earlier post ), Bosch, Shell, and Volkswagen have now developed a low-carbon gasoline. The new fuel, called Blue Gasoline, similarly contains up to 33% renewables, ensuring a well-to-wheel reduction in carbon emissions of at least 20% per kilometer driven. Every bit of CO?

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Report: EVs are slowing the pace of growth in gasoline demand

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and China could contribute to a halving in gasoline demand in 2024, says the consultancy Wood Mackenzie. Growing EV sales in both the U.S. Demand is likely to rise 340,000 barrels per day (bpd) to 26.5

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Coltura: Federal & state EV policy & incentives must target gasoline superusers to achieve carbon emissions goals

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Advocacy group Coltura has published a report that finds converting the biggest users of gasoline to EVs in the next ten years is critical to reaching climate goals and that present EV policies are poorly suited to accomplishing that conversion. Among the findings of the report: Drivers are highly unequal in their gasoline consumption.

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Use of leaded gasoline officially ends worldwide

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When service stations in Algeria stopped providing leaded gasoline in July, the use of leaded gasoline in cars ended globally. Tetraethyl lead was used as a gasoline additive to improve engine performance. By the 1970s, almost all gasoline produced around the world contained lead.

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