Know the Facts
Did you know,
“WE’VE DONE THE MATH. IT CHECKS OUT. UNLEADED 88. GREAT FOR YOUR CAR. GREAT FOR THE PLANET.”
Unleaded 88 has been through more testing than any other fuel additive in history?
Unleaded 88 = E15
Consists of 15% ethanol and 85% gasoline. The ethanol industry came up with the nifty name, “Unleaded 88” to place on the price sign and dispensers.
Unleaded 88 Burns Cleaner
Ethanol improves air quality as it burns cleaner, emitting fewer toxic emissions into the air and therefore reduces greenhouse gases.
Ethanol is a non-toxic octane booster made from field corn. It adds oxygen to the fuel, displacing toxic chemicals, allowing it to burn more completely, and reduces harmful tailpipe emissions.
Is Unleaded 88 Safe for my vehicle?
Unleaded 88 is approved for use in any car model with a year of 2001 or newer and is the recommended fuel for:
- GM in models 2012 and newer
- Ford in models 2013 and newer
When should I NOT use Unleaded 88?
- Unleaded 88 is Not approved for vehicles 2000 or older.
- Not approved for use in non-automotive: boats, gas-powered equipment, etc.
Is ethanol truly helping Nebraska Agriculture?
Yes. Nebraska Ethanol Board serves 24 ethanol plants who have the capacity to produce more than 2.5 billion gallons of ethanol– making Nebraska the number 2 ethanol-producing state in the country. Ethanol production increases demand for field corn, which helps Nebraska’s agriculture thrive.
How long has Unleaded 88 been in use?
More than a decade! Drivers have been using Unleaded 88 (E15) since 2009.