BlueRibbon Coalition BRC: Test Results Released For E-15 Fuel Impact On Snowmobiles

Ed Klim, International Snowmobile Manufacturer's Assn.

HASLETT, MI (September 20, 2013) -- The US Department Of Energy (DOE) recently released a study, conducted by Michigan Technological University, which was designed to evaluate the effects of E-15 fuel on current and legacy snowmobile engines and vehicles. Three test scenarios were conducted to evaluate the impact of E-15 including cold-start performance and emissions; snowmobile drivability; and laboratory exhaust emissions over the useful life of the engine. Eight engines were tested over a two year period.

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