Welcome to Bimmerfest -- The #1 Online Community for BMW related information! Please enjoy the discussion forums below and share your experiences with the 200,000 current, new and past BMW owners. The forums are broken out by car model and into other special interest sections such as BMW European Delivery and a special forum to voice your questions to the many BMW dealers on the site to assist our members!

Please follow the links below to help get you started!

Go Back   Bimmerfest - BMW Forums > Everything Else > General Automotive Forum

General Automotive Forum
All non-BMW car talk goes here...

 
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Prev Previous Post   Next Post Next
  #1  
Old 12-03-2012, 10:41 AM
pointandgo's Avatar
pointandgo pointandgo is offline
bimmerfest Supporting Member
Location: Los Angeles area
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Posts: 4,734
Mein Auto: '13 F10 535i (loaner)
AAA Issues Warning on E15 Gas

Quote:
AAA Inc. said a recent survey it conducted "finds a strong likelihood of consumer confusion and the potential for voided warranties and vehicle damage" as a result of the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) recent approval of E15 gasoline.

According to the motorist association, "an overwhelming" 95 percent of consumers surveyed have not heard of E15, a newly approved gasoline blend that contains up to 15 percent ethanol. "With little consumer knowledge about E15 and less than five percent of cars on the road approved by auto makers to use the fuel," AAA said it is urging regulators and the industry to stop the sale of E15 until motorists are better protected.
http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/...NEWS/121139998

I suppose that we BMW drivers in this forum are more aware of this issue than the general driving public. At least my owner's manual states that up to 10% ethanol content is OK.
__________________
F30 328i
E90 328i
E92 335i 6MT
E46 M3 6MT
E39 528i 5MT
MBz W140 S320
MBz W124 300E (slammed)
(unmentionables in between)
'71 AMC Javelin (4-Spd Stick on the floor)
'67 Pontiac Firebird 'cabrio' (1st car - "the leaker")
------------------------------------------------------------------------
Member: BMW CCA

Last edited by tim330i; 12-03-2012 at 02:20 PM.
Reply With Quote
Ads by Google
 

Bookmarks


Forum Navigation
Go Back   Bimmerfest - BMW Forums > Everything Else > General Automotive Forum
Today's Posts Search
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On



Forum Jump


All times are GMT -7. The time now is 09:26 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
© 2001-2011 performanceIX, Inc. All Rights Reserved .: guidelines .:. privacy .:. terms