Mankato has fuel choices

Mankato has fuel choices

If you’re looking for ethanol options in South Central Minnesota, Mankato & North Mankato have you covered. Six stations offer E85 and ten stations offer an 88 octane, E15 gasoline. Those include two new stations that opened recently. Both fuel blends are offered at the recently built Casey’s on St. Andrews. And Kwik Trip #1011, which literally opened yesterday near Hoffman Road and Highway 22, offers both as well. You can find a convenient place to refuel in Mankato, or anywhere in Minnesota, on our station finder on the main page.

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Why I’m buying a flex fuel vehicle in 2019

We need to buy a new vehicle in the New Year, and I’m seriously considering a flex fuel vehicle (FFV). A flex fuel vehicle is a car, truck, van, or SUV that can use E85 and other ethanol blends as well as gasoline. Ethanol fuels burn cleaner, produce less tailpipe emissions, and have a higher octane rating then regular unleaded. A quick guide to E85 can be found the flex fuel page. In my search for a new vehicle I have three main considerations: Size I need enough space for my wife, our two sons, and a large uncoordinated dog. […]

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Offering more fuel choices

Linder Farm Network reviewed the successful conclusion of a program to help Minnesota drivers have more fuel choices. Our state now has more than 400 stations that offer E85 for flex fuel vehicles and 300 stations that offer an 88 octane, 15% ethanol gasoline choice for drivers of 2001 or newer vehicles. Watch the video –  

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Penny-Deep, Inelastic Demand, & Sticky Prices

If you want to succeed in business, you strive to be the best, or the biggest, or carve out something unique your competitors fail to do. Think about that the next time you’re standing at a fuel station pump. If the place has been around long, it likely falls into one of those three categories. Is it the best run place in town? Is it a big, branded chain outlet? Or does it offer you something unique‒perhaps convenience, clean restrooms, and/or unleaded 88 and flex fuels? Even if the station hits one or all of these, you can bet its […]

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