Biodiesel and oil

Cleaner fuels

Author: Ana Perea Angulo

Not everything labelled as biodiesel is the same, and there are some things we should know before buying it. This article is intended to help you find the best way to reduce the amount of diesel consumed by your car.

There are a number of ways to reduce consumption. First and foremost: use the vehicle less. Share your car; go on foot, by bicycle or on public transport.

Secondly, there are a number of options for filling the tank of a diesel car with fuels based on recycled vegetable oils: biodiesel (sold in some petrol stations or home-produced), mixing oil with diesel, and using oil as the only fuel (this involves modifying the engine).