The ADAC reach many inquiries of its members on this topic. "The price difference between E10 and E5 has been reduced since the beginning of the year," said a spokeswoman of the automotive club on tuesday (14. January 2020). "Dafur are responsible for various factors, especially we expect a strategic pricing of some mineral companies."
Herere organic quota
In the past, the price difference usually between two and four cents per liter. The association of the mineral sector (MWV) in berlin completed that the legally prescribed biofuel quote since 1. January 2020 is high than earlier: "at the beginning of the year, the greenhouse gas reduction rate to be invalidated in the strain traffic has increased from 4 to 6 percent," explained a spokesman. "This requires a high admixture of more expensive organic components such as ethanol in gasoline."E10 has a high proportion of bioethanol as E5.
The result is according to the association "in the gas station sector a hard rings in the pricing policy". However, that does not apply to all gas stations. "The companies pursue different strategies," explained the association. According to ADAC quantities, the use of E10 has a slightly increased gasoline consumption.