TITLE

Raising the Bar on Gasoline Standards

AUTHOR(S)
Laracy, Alex
PUB. DATE
August 2004
SOURCE
Convenience Store News;8/2/2004, Vol. 40 Issue 10, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The program, which establishes criteria for detergency levels in gasoline higher than those currently set by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), sets new requirements for the design of gasolines that will keep engine parts cleaner by reducing fuel-related deposits, resulting in better performance. As a result, the ability of vehicles to maintain stringent Tier 2 emission standards has been hampered, leading to engine deposits that can have a big impact on in-use emissions and customer satisfaction.
ACCESSION #
14013013

 

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