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I am particularly interested in Low Sulfur High Cetane Diesel fuel, as I just purchased a new 2004 VW Toureg with the V-10 TDI Diesel (which is supposed to run really well on the aforementioned fuel) See link to engine specs:
http://www.germancarfans.com/news.cfm?NewsID=2021007.001&Page=7

Anyway, in my reading I found a really great story with great illustrations:

Henry Ford, Charles Kettering and the "Fuel of the Future"

Abstract

The fuel of the future, according to both Henry Ford and Charles F. Kettering, was ethyl alcohol made from farm products and cellulosic materials. Ford, of course, is well known as an automotive inventor; Kettering was the head of research at General Motors and a highly respected inventor in his own right.
http://www.runet.edu/~wkovarik/papers/fuel.html

The Transition to Ultra-Low-Sulfur Diesel Fuel: Effects on Prices and Supply
http://www.eia.doe.gov/oiaf/servicerpt/ulsd/chapter5.htm

THE "CLEAN DIESEL ACT OF 2003"
http://www.house.gov/commerce_democrats/cleandiesel/secbysec.htm

Fuel properties
http://imartinez.etsin.upm.es/bk3/c15/Fuel properties.htm

P.S.
I think that by 2006 all the automotive fuels will have higher specifications and be reformulated.
 

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Cool. Thanks for the biodeisel info. I was thinking of running my Ford 1720 tractor with it.
 

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Big Joe,

BP is currently the only oil company to sell low sulfur fuel in the U.S. so far. Maybe they carry it in Philly.

The best and official biodiesel website is www.biodiesel.org
Delaware just announced plans to produce it.
 

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Thanks to all that provided feed back on the Biodiesel.
 
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