EU's new 'green petrol' could drive prices up and damage engines

Leon Poultney
EU's new 'green petrol' could drive prices up and damage engines
EU's new 'green petrol' could drive prices up and damage engines

Britain has signed up to a new EU directive that will introduce E10 fuel to forecourts – an environmentally friendly alternative that features 10% ethanol that has been derived from sources such as corn.

Although, a study by think-tank Chatham House has said that the fuel returns fewer miles per gallon and could lead to families paying extra to travel the same distance.