• 12Jun

    Renault Master VanThere is a pressing need to produce green vans, that is vans that are environmentally friendly, and there is currently a lot of work being done in this field. There are a number of competing technologies and right now nobody knows which is likely to be successful. However it is almost certainty that in the future we will be driving vans that are far better for the environment than are currently available.

    The most likely environmentally friendly van of the future is one that runs on a mixture of ethanol and petroleum. The goal is to have vehicles that run on a half and half mixture. Since ethanol doesn’t produce the same emissions as petroleum it will reduce the amount of carbon released into the environment. The biggest problem with this approach is getting enough ethanol. Ethanol is a biofuel and is produced from crops like corn. Given that we currently have trouble feeding all of the worlds people using food to fuel cars is not really a good solution. Especially given the massive amounts of ethanol that would be needed. In order to run every car on a mixture of half ethanol would require more crops than we currently produce in total. Ethanol is a short term way to reduce pollution but it isn’t really a long term solution, so when you’re considering a Van Lease, it’s not the best option!

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