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Old 06-24-2013, 04:56 PM   #6
nwpa
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So this is from the us department of energy:

http://www.afdc.energy.gov/fuels/ethanol_e85.html

Quote:
E85 has about 27% less energy per gallon than gasoline (mileage penalty lessens as ethanol content decreases), but, because ethanol is a high-octane fuel, it offers increased vehicle power and performance.
Beyond the simple mis-truth here, in the same sentence they say "E85 has about 27% less energy per gallon than gasoline", followed by "it offers increased vehicle power..."

I've seen TV ads at 3 in the morning that sounded more honest...
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