• Mercedes' F1 team cut its freight emissions by 89% with biofuel switch

    14 days ago - By Ars Technica

    Enlarge / One of the Mercedes-AMG Petronas Formula 1 team's Actros Gigaspace trucks, seen here at this year's Hungarian Grand Prix, when it first tried the drop-in renewable biofuel instead of conventional diesel. (credit: Steve Etherington/Mercedes-AMG F1)
    A switch from diesel to biofuel significantly reduced the Mercedes-AMG Formula 1 team's freight carbon emissions in a new test. The team made the switch for the final three European races of this season, using locally sourced hydrotreated vegetable oil -made from food waste like fryer oil-to run 16 heavy trucks as they hauled the team...
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