TITLE

The design of biofuels for the automotive industry

AUTHOR(S)
Davidson, Tony
PUB. DATE
June 2011
SOURCE
Automotive Industries;Jun2011, Vol. 191 Issue 6, p52
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on biofuels for the automobile industry. It states that overall biofuels' energy efficiency must be assessed on industrial scale and the greenhouse gas overhead of the production process should be considered. It mentions that biodiesel reduces emission, engine wear and can improve lubrication. It highlights that sustainability can be the biggest problem in using bio ethanol as it is derived from corn and sugarcane for which there are concerns over biodiversity.
ACCESSION #
66858745

 

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