Widely used in the U.S., E10 gasoline is being rolled out in Britain


An E10 petrol pump in Kettering, England, photographed on September 1, 2021.

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The U.K. government has started the rollout of E10 gasoline to pumps, claiming the fuel, which contains ethanol, could cut carbon dioxide emissions from transport by 750,000 tonnes each year. This equates to removing 350,000 cars off roads, it said.

Known as E10, the gasoline is blended with as much as 10% ethanol and can be used with more than 95% of all petrol vehicles, according to authorities. Going forward, E10 will become the standard grade for petrol in England, Scotland and Wales. It’s slated to be introduced to Northern Ireland next year.

E10 is already widely used in…


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