This simple tip will save you a couple of hundred dollars every year, and it doesn't cost you a cent. It just takes a simple change in re-fuelling behaviour to put a couple of hundred dollars you would otherwise have wasted on petrol back in your wallet every year.Read More
Verdict: Don’t bother
E10 petrol – a 10 per cent mix of ethanol in petrol – is a nice idea … but E10 petrol will not save you any money.
NEED TO KNOW
- Petrol is derived from crude oil, a fossil fuel. It is a chemical hydrocarbon. (Actually it’s a collection of hydrocarbons.)
- Ethanol is manufactured, usually by fermentation, from plant products containing sugars and starches. Ethanol is an alcohol (actually it’s the same alcohol as the stuff in beer, wine and spirits).
- When you buy fuel, you’re buying a liquid form of energy. Unfortunately, ethanol