Soaring cost of gas gives 'E85' a lift

O'Malley, Chris
April 2008
Indianapolis Business Journal;4/28/2008, Vol. 29 Issue 8, p3
The article reports that the prices of E85, a blend of ethanol with a dash of gasoline, have been flirting with gasoline on an energy-equivalent cost basis in the U.S. The fleeting appeal price appeal of E85 is due largely to gas prices soaring to nearly $4 per gallon. The price spread between gasoline and E85 has been big enough to compensate for the biofuel's roughly 30 percent lower fuel economy.


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