Fill Up On Facts
Recent report shows decreased MPG means fewer distances between fill-ups and higher annual fuel costs.
Increased ethanol blends such as E15 can cause severe engine damage and void manufacturer warranties.
Over 95% of gas stations are NOT owned by major oil companies and on average make less than $40k annual net profit.
Gas stations making $40,000 profit annually often face costs exceeding $100,000 to retrofit pumps for E15.
There are 700,000 gas dispensers in the U.S. and less than 5,000 have been certified for E15.
Once the blend wall is met and RFS mandated ethanol contents surpass 10%, this can lead to decreased MPG.
Industry estimates expect we could hit the blend wall as early as this year, raising fuel costs at the pump.
More corn for fuel means less for livestock which raises your grocery bill on beef, milk and eggs.