31 Jul 2018

Following the Department for Transport's publication of the AFID Labelling consultation, accompanied by a call for evidence on E10...

Nic Dakin MP, Chair of the APPG for British Bioethanol commented:

“As usual the Government is failing to take the initiative and lead the way on tackling climate change and air pollution, choosing instead to delay vital decisions and thereby putting thousands of jobs in my region at risk.

“E10 is a quick and easy way to tackle the most pressing environmental problems from transport, w...

17 Jul 2018

- Over 95% of the petrol cars currently on the UK road were manufactured since 2000 and therefore likely to be already warrantied for E10 use – this should give the Department for Transport confidence to introduce E10 knowing that any impact will be minimal and that there are suitable alternatives in place - Around 2.7 million petrol vehicles (13%) are optimised for E10 use, and are therefore getting poorer performance by being forced to use E5 in the UK. This is more than double the number of unwarrantied vehicl...

11 Jul 2018

Key findings:

  • 70.4% are potentially willing to pay more for fuel which is better for the environment

  • 88.4% of those said they were prepared to pay up to 5p per litre more (51.5% said up to 2p)

  • Of those not currently driving an Eelectric Vehicle, only 0.1% said they planned their next vehicle to be an EV

  • Of those currently driving an EV, only 5.5% would buy another as their next vehicle, it seems most would revert back to petrol or diesel

  • Most motorists seem to be planning to stick with th...

26 Jun 2018


- NOx reduced by up to 34%

- Particulate matter reduced by up to 95%

- Nanoparticles reduced by up to 96%

- Non-methane hydrocarbons reduced by up to 60%

- Benzene and butadiene reduced by around 25%

- Reduction in the cancer risk of a petrol blend by 6.6%

- Petrol blends lower NOx ten-fold compared to diesel

- Oxygen within ethanol leads to more efficient fuel burn

19 Jun 2018

Renewed calls for the introduction of greener petrol E10 have today been made after it was calculated the fuel could save UK motorists up to £20m a year.

19 Jun 2018

A cross-party group of influential MPs has written to Government Ministers demanding action on the introduction of E10, the greener petrol.

19 Jun 2018

Here you can find minutes of the APPG meeting held on 22nd May 2018 and copies of the presentations made.

The meeting featured contributions from:

- Brett Askew, National Farmers Union – The importance of E10 to British farmers

- Dr Michael Goldsworthy, National Non-Food Crop Centre – The environmental benefits of E10 for carbon emissions and air quality

- Hendrik Lemahieu, Belgian Bioethanol Association – How E10 was successfully introduced in Belgium in 2017 and what the UK can learn

- Mark Chesworth, Vivergo Fuels...

21 May 2018

Featuring NFU, Belgian Bioethanol Association & National Non-Food Crop Centre

20 Feb 2018

Low CO2 emissions is among the top three considerations for UK car buyers, according to a recent AA survey.

The research from AA’s used car website reveals that over a quarter of Britons are making carbon footprint a top priority when buying a new car, just behind comfort and safety. It also showed that toxic emissions were now a concern for 15% of drivers compared to just 1% a year ago.

The results follow other indications that consumers are opting for greener driving solutions, with sales of petrol vehicles incre...

31 Oct 2017


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