Freiburg taxis run on rapeseed oil

  • Date
    March 1992
  • Description
    As part of a test and research program into alternative fuels, Mercedes-Benz AG supports a widescale experiment conducted by taxi operators in Freiburg, Germany. Predominantly in the interests of protecting the environment, the taxi drivers run their cars on rapeseed oil methyl ester (RME) instead of diesel over a 12-month period.
rapeseed oil methyl ester (RME)