After going through thousands of gallons in only a few hours at a time during recent weeks, Kum & Go’s E85 promotions continue this summer along the Front Range, and will be headed to Wellington next week.
Kum & Go is teaming up with the Colorado Corn Administrative Committee and Front Range Energy to host this series of events, drawing attention to ethanol, E85 and Flex-Fuel Vehicles, and informing the public of their many benefits.
The next promotion is set for 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Tuesday, July 5, at the Kum & Go in Wellington, at 8150 Sixth St.
The event this coming Tuesday and all others this summer will include big discounts on E85 (85 cents per gallon) and giveaways, and Colorado Corn staff and others will be on site spreading the good word about this clean-burning, American-made biofuel.
E85 is an abbreviation for a fuel blend of 70 to 85 percent ethanol with the remainder being gasoline, and is available for use in Flex-Fuel Vehicles. Many common makes and models of vehicles released during the past decade are flex-fuel capable, with an estimated 250,000-plus Flex-Fuel Vehicles on the roads here in Colorado.
For anyone who’s unsure if they’re driving a Flex-Fuel Vehicle, there’s typically a yellow gas cap, or an emblem on the back of the vehicle indicating if it’s a Flex-Fuel Vehicle.