3 more E15 stations now open in Minnesota

1955 Chevrolet

In addition to getting a look at the award-winning 1955 Chevrolet, customers at Bobby & Steve’s Auto World in Columbia Heights can now fill up with E15.

Before 2014 came to a close, three more Minnesota fuel stations began dispensing E15.

Drivers can now find E15 — a blend of 15 percent homegrown ethanol and 85 percent gasoline — at the following stations:

  • Minnoco in Plymouth, 9950 County Road 9
  • Bobby & Steve’s Auto World in Columbia Heights, 3701 Central Ave. NE
  • Cenex in Brooks (Red Lake County in Northwest Minnesota), 106 U.S. Highway 59

All three stations also sell E85 — a blend of 85 percent ethanol and 15 percent gasoline for flex fuel vehicles — in addition to E15. That brings the total number of Minnesota fuel stations pumping E15 to 18.

To find a station that pumps E15, E85 or other higher blends of cleaner-burning ethanol near you, go to www.mnfuels.com.

The Minnesota Corn Growers Association was part of a broad coalition that brought E15 to Minnesota during the fall of 2013. E15 is approved for use in all vehicles manufactured in 2001 of after. It’s also typically priced 10-15 cents less than regular unleaded.

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