By , Mount Vernon News
May 13, 2011, 10:17 am

MOUNT VERNON — A few years ago, E85 was touted as an option in reducing American dependence on imported oil.

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One Response to “E85 quietly finding its niche with drivers”

  1. Anonymous

    E85 is the most ridiculous option for fuel savings andu00a0cost reduction that was EVER foisted upon the American public! If this reporter had done his WORK, he would have found that while E85 offers a few cents per gallon in savings, they are totallyu00a0 mythical! E85 only offers aboutu00a0half of the regular MPG that your car would get on regular unleaded gasoline, that’s right folks, HALF the MPG!! So while you might even save 10 cents per gallon, your car that would normally get 30 MPG is now getting 18 MPG AT THE MOST!! If you use this fuel you are penny wise and pound FOOLISH! That is why hardly any stations offer it, nobody with a brain wants it. That is unless you are independently wealthy like good old GORE and just want to cut down the amount of oil imported to this country and can afford to throw away your money. Not only that but in making fuel out ofu00a0corn the cost of many of our food products that are made from corn was raised due to the lower amount of corn available on the market. This product is BAD all the way around!u00a0