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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.
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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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That power source would allow trucks to travel the same distances as today's conventional diesel-powered models, would operate in flex-fuel mode on pure gasoline or alcohol, or blends of the fuels.
That engine, which would allow the trucks to conveniently travel the same distances as today's conventional diesel trucks, would be a flex-fuel model that could run on pure gasoline, pure alcohol, or blends of these fuels.
Hydrous ethanol offers an economic price advantage for flex-fuel cars when its price is below 70 percent of the price of gasoline.
The new Brazilian spec 2019 Hyundai Creta Sport is powered by a 2.0-litre DVVT 16V flex-fuel engine that produces 156 hp and 187.31 Nm of torque in petrol mode.
Pump takes viewers on a road trip through history, from monopolists' schemes to derail public transportation and limit fuel options, to present-day kits and software updates for converting standard automobiles into flex-fuel cars.
There are opportunities to grow the market for E85 (a blend of 85 percent ethanol and 15 percent gasoline), but only if prices remain significantly below those of regular grade gasoline and the automobile industry continues to produce flex-fuel vehicles at historic rates, according to a new report by the Fuels Institute.
In 2009, HDA began sales of the CG150 TITAN MIX, which was the world's first(2) motorcycle model equipped with environmentally-responsible flex-fuel technology(3).
With a limited number of cars - about 100,000 registered in Massachusetts with flex-fuel capability - and E-85 a small portion of Gulf's business, Mr.
When Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Hawaii officially opened the first of three ethanol 85 (E85) fueling stations planned for the Navy's fleet of flex-fuel vehicles, it did so with support from Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center (SSC) Atlantic's Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) systems and applications sub-portfolio.
For the future, ethanol makers focus on promoting higher blends of ethanol into gasoline, installation of "blender" pumps to dispense higher blends, and larger production of flex-fuel vehicles.
Thanks to advanced Flex-Fuel technology it can also run on both standard unleaded petrol and sustainable bioethanol or any mix of the two.