Using Blended Diesel Fuels To Reduce CO2 Emissions

Cover Story November 2019 Continental Powertrain Blended Diesel Fuels Reduce CO2 Emissions

Along with electrification, alternative fuels can also contribute towards reducing CO2 emissions of diesel vehicles

In tests with the research vehicle “Super Clean Electrified Diesel,” Continental has explored the potential offered by the diesel blends R33 and OME15. Among other things, these tests showed that by using an OME15 blend containing sustainably produced synthetic fuel, it is possible to reduce WLTP CO2 emissions by 12 %.

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