Although most auto makers have shied away from gasoline blends containing up to 15 percent ethanol (E-15), Ford Motor Co. and General Motors last week announced that they have approved E-15 for use in 2013 model cars and light trucks. Petroleum retailers are likely to be slow to offer E-15 for a number of reasons, including a recent decision by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that retailers offering both E-10 and E-15 must buy at least four gallons at the pump.
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