The motor oil has been developed by alternative crop specialist Duane Johnson, of the Colorado State University. Despite the extra cost Johnson says he is already in talks with state governments interested in using the oil in their vehicles. He estimates that if Canola replaced just 5% of the petroleum oil used in the US, the market for it would be around 50 million gallons per year.
Crop-based motor oil on way from US
21/04/1999 in NEWS