Audi made racing gasoline from waste

Audi made racing gasoline from waste


Company Audi will bring to the track Hockenheim racing track, two racing taxi RS 5 DTM is running on a low-carbon fuel from the German company Aral. A mixture of 50 percent consists of renewable components and provides a 30 percent reduction in emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2).

One of the ambitious goals Audi – a 30 percent decline in carbon dioxide emissions by car by 2025. One of the points of its achievements will be, of course, electrification of power plants. However, the company’s fleet consists of a huge number of vehicles with traditional combustion engines, and the transition to the new fuel type would make them more environmentally friendly.

Developed by Aral fuel is half of the components sourced from the waste. It complies with the racing fuel Aral Ultimate 102, which is used in DTM since 2005. Compared to conventional gasoline, low-carbon fuel is able 30 percent can reduce CO2 emissions.


Debut runs on a gasoline RS 5 DTM will take place at DTM finale in Hockenheim. Behind the wheel of the first car sitting Emerson Fittipaldi, the second is the winner of “Le Mans” Benoit Treluyer. The transition to the new fuel did not require alteration of power units, so under the hood of the DTM cars anowska is “turboservice” 2.0 TFSI DTM with the recoil forces over 610 and 650 Nm of torque, coupled with six-speed Hewland sequentally.

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