Country / You will soon get a chance to drive a car or scooter with 60 rupees fuel Gadkari made a big announcement

Zoom News : Sep 26, 2021, 11:35 AM
Now the soon-to-be-launched new cars in the country may come with more than one fuel option. The government is considering making flex-fuel engines mandatory. Today, Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari said that in the next 3 to 4 months, I will issue orders to the auto companies to bring flex engine vehicles compulsorily. Explain that flex engines are those that run on more than one fuel. This step of the government will help the farmers and strengthen the Indian economy.

Gadkari had told in the past that the price of alternative fuel ethanol is Rs 60-62 per liter while the price of petrol is more than Rs 100 per liter in many parts of the country. Therefore, by using ethanol, the people of the country will save Rs 30-35 per liter. He said, "I am the transport minister, I am going to issue orders to the industry that there will not be only petrol-powered engines, we will have flex-fuel engines. People will have the option whether they want to use 100 per cent crude oil or 100 per cent crude oil," he said. What to use in percent ethanol."

"I will issue orders for companies in 3 to 4 months and we will make it (flex-fuel engine) mandatory for the automobile industry," Nitin Gadkari said during an event. He mentioned that Automobil companies in Brazil, Canada and the US are producing flex-fuel engines, giving customers the option of using 100% petrol or 100% bio-ethanol.

what is flex fuel engine

A flex-fuel engine is an engine that runs on more than one fuel. It usually uses petrol with a mixture of ethanol or methanol fuel. Recently, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had said that the deadline to achieve the target of 20 percent ethanol blending with petrol has been pushed back by five years to 2025. Its aim is to reduce pollution and reduce dependence on imports. Earlier, a target of 20 percent ethanol blending was set by 2030. Gadkari said that ethanol is a better fuel than petrol and is an import substitute, cost effective, pollution free and indigenous.