renewable diesel fuel
Neste claims the lifecycle carbon emissions of its renewable diesel are significantly lower than those of regular diesel.
Diesel Fuel From Air: Neat Idea, Very Inefficient Use Of Energy
It sounds like an intriguing idea: Make diesel fuel from air rather than fossil-fuel petroleum. Better yet, make it from carbon dioxide--the greenhouse gas whose concentration in the atmosphere has risen precipitously since the dawn of the Industrial Age. Diesel fuel, after all, is a hydrocarbon...John Voelcker
Senate Group Pushes EPA To Add More Biodiesel In Renewal Fuel Standard
A bipartisan group of 36 Senators wants the EPA to require more biodiesel to be mixed into the fuel supply.Stephen Edelstein
VW Renewable Diesel Test Finds Same Drivability, Lower Carbon Emissions
Three years ago, Volkswagen announced that it was testing two different types of renewable diesel fuel in a pair of its TDI diesel-engined cars sold in the U.S. Now, the company says it has finished its testing, and the results are in. The renewable fuel gave the same performance as conventional...John Voelcker
Audi Produces e-Diesel Fuel From Water, CO2, Renewable Energy
Audi produced a synthetic diesel fuel at a pilot plant in Germany.Stephen Edelstein
Propel Renewable Diesel: Usable By Any Vehicle, Going Beyond 'Biodiesel'
Fuels produced using plant-based materials can offer a promising way to reduce the carbon emitted by road vehicles. That's because their plant feedstocks absorb carbon dioxide from the air, bringing them far closer to a carbon-neutral footprint than any fuel refined from crude oil. But for...John Voelcker