The main purpose of replacing gasoline and diesel fuel with biofuels is to reduce CO2eq emissions. This analysis found:
- Replacing gasoline with 100% ethanol reduces CO2eq from 1504 MMt to 1431 MMt, or 4.9%
- Replacing diesel fuel with 100% biofuel reduces CO2eq from 587 MMt to 234 MMt, or 60.1%.
These values are less than are usually stated, because upstream CO2eq emissions were included.
In case of ethanol, E100, the combustion CO2eq…Continue
Added by Willem Post on October 29, 2018 at 5:00pm — No Comments
Long-Term Road Test of Tesla Model 3
Edmunds, in California, has been performing a long-term road test of a Tesla Model 3 since January 2018. Here are the latest results from the Edmunds website.…Continue
Added by Willem Post on October 14, 2018 at 5:00pm — 8 Comments
RE proponents want to “electrify” the Vermont transportation sector. That means:
- Much less consumption of gasoline and much more generation of electricity.
- Internal combustion engines using gasoline, hereafter called E10 (a blend of 90% gasoline/10% ethanol from corn), would be replaced with electric vehicles.
For this article, it is assumed:
- Only EVs will be used to replace IC vehicles that currently are using gasoline.
Added by Willem Post on October 5, 2018 at 6:00am — No Comments
The EPA has a unique method of calculating the mileage of an electric vehicle. The EPA calls its MPGeq. The method is a grand deception of the US public. It is used nowhere else in the world.
Auto manufacturers did not object, because they were allowed to use the inflated EPA MPGeq values to boost their fleet averages. However, when rosy EV sales projections did not happen, the “54.5 mpg fleet average by 2025” proved to be an off-the-charts fantasy, and auto…Continue
Added by Willem Post on October 2, 2018 at 6:30am — No Comments
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