All research publications of the Fuels Institute will represent the work product of the Fuels Institute alone, and will not be presented as reflecting the individual positions of any member of the Board of Advisors, the associated Task Group, or any organization helping to fund the research.
Analysis of the E85 retail market over a 13-month period from 620 E85 retail locations.
Date: March 23, 2017
The U.S. lays claim to one of the largest and most complex fuel-supply chains in the world. This report evaluates this supply chain, how it works and what limitations/weaknesses exist at each point to accommodate diverse fuel specifications and achieving higher rates of biofuels penetration.
Date: December 01, 2016
University case competition featuring the complete submissions by students from UC Berkeley, Duke, Morgan State, Clemson and University of Colorado at Boulder.
Date: June 19, 2016
An In-Depth Fleet Analysis of Shared Urban Mobility.
Date: April 18, 2016
A new paper written by Carnegie Mellon University examines the environmental benefits of light-duty vehicles using natural gas as a transportation fuel.
Date: October 01, 2015
A new paper written by Carnegie Mellon University examines the environmental benefits of medium and heavy-duty vehicles using natural gas as a transportation fuel.
Date: August 01, 2015
First-ever student case competition featuring the complete submissions by students from the University of Wisconsin, Northwestern University and University of Texas at Dallas.
Date: July 01, 2015
A new study examines the widespread notion that retail fuel prices have a direct correlation on consumer vehicle purchasing behavior. By analyzing the relationship between vehicle sales and retail fuel prices over the past five years, we aim to better understand how consumers are making their decisions.
Date: July 01, 2015
An analysis of the historic growth and stabilization of vehicle-miles traveled, through a demographic examination of drivers and driver behavior.
Date: December 01, 2014
E85 is subject to the fuel specification standard used by ASTM which applies to fuel blends that contain 51% - 83% ethanol. The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) uses an average ethanol concentration of 74% for its evaluations.
Date: November 01, 2014