Motor Vehicle Biofuels: United States

This report forecasts to 2022 US motor vehicle biofuels demand and production in gallons. Total demand and production are segmented by type in terms of: fuel ethanol; biodiesel; and other biofuels, such as renewable diesel.

To illustrate historical trends, total demand, production, and the various segments are provided in annual series from 2007 to 2017.

This report focuses on biofuels used in the motor vehicle market. With the exception of renewable jet fuel - a small amount of which is included in the Other Biofuels aggregate - biofuels for other markets, such as heating, are excluded. Biogas - a methane-rich fuel derived from the breakdown of organic matter - is also excluded. Figures exclude the fossil fuel portion of blended fuels.

In this report, the term "fuel ethanol" denotes ethanol produced from biological raw materials (ie, biomass). Synthetic ethanol, such as that derived from the direct hydration of ethane, is excluded from the scope of this report. Other common fuels and chemicals bear the "bio-" prefix when derived from biomass and used either directly or as components of motor vehicle fuel.

Key macroeconomic indicators are also provided with quantified trends. Other various topics, including profiles of pertinent leading suppliers, are covered in this report. A full outline of report items by page is available in the Table of Contents.

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