flex-fuel


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flex-fuel

 (flĕks′fyo͞ol′)
adj.
Capable of operating by combining gasoline and other fuels or by alternating between them: a flex-fuel engine; a flex-fuel car.

flex-fuel

adj
(Automotive Engineering) relating to cars or engines that can run on more than one type of fuel, usually petrol and ethanol
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Attendees at the National Ethanol Conference in Phoenix will have the opportunity to drive the Regal and the flex-fuel GMC Terrain during conference breaks today.
It is a part of one of the 15 flex-fuel models GM plans to add this year.
s fourth largest supermarket chain, recently announced the opening of a new BioEthanol E85 filling pump as a tie-in with the first deliveries of Saab's flex-fuel 9-5 BioPower car.
Flex-fuel vehicles: GM offers more flex-fuel vehicles than any manufacturer with 19 models that run on up to 85 percent ethanol and 15 percent gasoline or any combination of the two.
operations for both Honda and Toyota, urging them to reconsider their decisions not to market flex-fuel vehicles (FFVs) in the U.
Ford makes good on its pledge to double flex-fuel vehicles
Phoenix Automotive, the Birmingham, MI-based division of Phoenix Marketing International, recently announced the results of a new study which reveal that flex-fuel vehicles (FFV) powered in part by ethanol appeal to the sensibilities of American drivers, "so much so that their feeling about an automaker dramatically improves when that manufacturer shows leadership on the subject.
As automakers like General Motors and Ford produce hundreds of thousands of new Flex-Fuel vehicles, our hope is to provide hundreds of thousands of Coloradans more fuel options," said Drew Bolin, OEMC director.
The market-readiness of Ricardo's EBDI technology, which optimizes flex-fuel vehicles to burn ethanol with consumer value, horsepower and fuel economy that is comparable to gasoline.
Lots of people have a flex-fuel vehicle that can run on E85 and they don't even know it.
Flexible-fuel vehicles (FFV) or dual-fuel vehicles, also sometimes called only flex-fuel, are automobiles that can typically alternate between two sources of fuel.
However, there is currently only one public station that sells E85 ethanol (85% ethanol and 15% gasoline) in California, despite the fact the state has more than 300,000 flex-fuel cars capable of running on the fuel.