Despite this, Express reader Flivoless, said: “Raising the bioethanol content to 10 percent but having to use more fuel as a consequence would appear to me to somewhat self-defeating and, therefore, a totally pointless exercise.”
Another commenter, Chris1553, claimed: “Don’t you all get it, this useless PM wants all cars off the road, and he will price us all off it to save his stupid save the planet program, gas boilers next so you all buy heat pumps that don’t work! (sic)
A third commenter said: “E10 petrol actually burns at a faster rate so lasts half as long.
“In reality this was a Government choice to bring in E10 petrol to get more money from drivers in petrol tax but falsely portray it as being a wonder fuel that’s going to help the climate.
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