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  • Florin Drivers Fuel Up for a Dollar at Propel Fuels 105 Octane Tour
    Florin Drivers Fuel Up for a Dollar at Propel Fuels 105 Octane Tour
    Appealing to high performance car drivers, 105 Octane Tour showcases the power of Flex Fuel E85 while reducing emissions and air pollution

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 8, 2017) – This week Florin area drivers can fuel up with Flex Fuel E85 for just $1.05 per gallon as part of Propel Fuels “105 Octane Tour” to drive awareness of the fuel’s high octane rating which provides increased power and acceleration, while reducing emissions and air pollution. E85 is a clean-burning alternative to petroleum gasoline that is performance-optimized for use in Flex Fuel vehicles. E85′s octane rating is considerably higher than premium gasoline (105 vs 91 octane) and is comparable to racing fuel, increasing vehicle horsepower and acceleration, especially in higher compression engines.

    The 105 Octane Tour includes stops at five Propel stations around the greater Sacramento area. At each tour stop Propel will give away Propel ProShop swag including E85 decals, caps and mugs, register members to the elite Hi-Octane Society aficionado club, and have fuel experts on hand to answer questions. Upcoming dates and locations for the 105 Octane Tour include:

    ● May 10th, 10am-2pm – Florin (8062 Florin Rd.)
    ● May 17th, 10am-2pm – Roseville (999 Sunrise Ave.)
    ● June 7th, 10am-2pm – Placerville (151 Main St.)
    ● June 14th, 10am-2pm – West Sacramento (705 Harbor Pointe Pl.)

    Unlike petroleum, E85 is made from renewable resources including sugars, grains and agricultural waste materials. Using E85 not only decreases CO2 emissions by 40% versus gasoline (California Air Resources Board); it has also helped cut the consumption of crude oil by nearly one million barrels a day.

    “E85 is truly connecting with today’s smart, savvy drivers who want more value from their fuel than gasoline is giving them,” said Rob Elam, CEO of Propel. “Millennials are our fastest growth segment, as more drivers of high performance cars are seeking a powerful fuel to meet their needs.”

    About Propel
    Propel was founded in 2004 with a mission to connect people to better fuels. With 34 Flex Fuel and 32 Diesel HPR locations across California, Propel provides new fuel choices that are higher in performance, deliver better value and create healthier communities. Propel ranked among 2015’s top 10 private companies in Silicon Valley and is recognized by Inc. Magazine’s “Inc. 500”. Propel was named winner of the 2016 Clean Energy Awards for Best Clean Energy Technology Innovator by Global Energy News, and was a finalist for the prestigious 2016 Platts Global Energy Awards for Industry Leadership. More information is available at and by following Propel at and on Twitter at @PropelFuels.


    Locations and real time pricing can be found on Propel’s mobile app in the Android and Apple app stores.
    Apple iOS:

    Media & Aficionado Channels
    Hi-Octane Society:
    Diesel Pros:
    Propel Facebook:
    Propel Twitter:
    Propel ProShop:

    Media Contact
    Jaime Quick, ChangeUp for Propel Fuels

    Editor's Note:
    Video testimonials from Propel customers are included in a video “A day at Propel”. More information, screenshots, B-Roll video and photography for download and use is available at: