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Garage receives £1,200 bill for contaminated fuel

Published May 09, 2014

A garage received a bill for £1,200 when a customer claimed the fuel they had sold was contaminated and damaged their car.

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Higher bio-fuel blend use on the rise

Published May 06, 2014

(Johnston)–The Iowa Renewable Fuels Association (IRFA) noted the Iowa Department of Revenue’s recently released 2013 Retailers Motor Fuel Gallons Annual Report shows vast growth in the use of higher-level blends of ethanol and biodiesel in 2013.

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Successful claim but car owner is left out of pocket

Published May 06, 2014

A Bexhill driver whose car was damaged by contaminated fuel is angered he has not been compensated – even though he successfully took the garage to court.

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West Bank pump station’s generators failed in test due to bad fuel

Published Apr 30, 2014

Contaminated diesel fuel and loose bolts are suspected in the failure of two generators that shut down during a test of the world’s largest drainage pump station. The Army Corps of Engineers is investigating the incident at the $1 billion West Closure Complex, designed to protect thousands of West Bank homes and businesses.

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Gas station allegedly sold contaminated diesel fuel, suit claims

Published Apr 26, 2014

GRETNA – A gas station is being sued by the owner of a bus who claims the vehicle broke down after she purchased bad diesel fuel. Debra Foucher filed suit against Ames Discount Zone LLC and its insurer in the 24th Judicial District Court on April 1.

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SurePure Announces Breakthrough in Contaminated Marine Diesel Purification Without Biocides

Published Apr 24, 2014

NEW YORK, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – SurePure, Inc. a global leader in liquid photopurification, today announced a breakthrough in the microbiological purification of contaminated marine diesel fuel, using SurePure’s technology as an alternative to biocide addition or excessive micro-filtration.

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Strategic Analysis of the Indian Fuel Additive Market

Published Feb 04, 2014

Growing Automotive Sector and Regulations Increase Opportunities in the Market This research service analyses the Indian market for fuel additives. The…

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Regular diesel fuel coloured red as of Monday

Published Jan 14, 2014

KINGSTON, Jamaica -- The regular diesel fuel supplied by Petrojam Limited will have a red colour as of Monday June 17. Petrojam said that the change in colour is in preparation for the introduction of another grade of diesel, Ultra Low Sulphur Diesel (ULSD) to the market on Monday, June 24. ULSD will be of a light yellow (straw) colour.

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Audi puts $2,000 premium on 3 new diesels

Published Jan 14, 2014

Audi plans to charge a premium of more than $2,000 for its three new TDI models, testing luxury buyers' willingness to pay for the fuel economy of a diesel.

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Insight: DME Fuel Testing / Syria and Turkey / Smokejumpers / French Film Festival

Published Jan 14, 2014

DME Fuel Testing The San Joaquin Valley is gearing up to be the next testing ground for a new, clean alternative to diesel. Oberon Fuels uses a process that converts methane and carbon dioxide to DME (dimethyl ether), a renewable substitute made from a variety of resources, including plant and animal waste. For the first time in North America, Volvo plans to begin manufacturing heavy duty, DME-powered commercial trucks in 2015. They’ve already begun trials with the fuel in Texas, but are bringing their second field-test to California. This time the San Joaquin Valley provided $500,000 to jump start the project, and Safeway food stores will be using DME trucks in local commercial operations.

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