Beginning Friday, the domestic oil market in India will boast of a high-performance fuel with an octane rating of 99 -the highest in India so far – targeting high end vehicles like BMW, Porsche and Lamborghini.
State-run Hindustan Petroleum Corporation will launch ‘poWer 99’ fuel in Bengaluru on a pilot basis. This will be extended to other metros and rest of the country in the coming weeks.
Experts said higher-octane fuels have higher activation energy requirements, which means they are less likely to lead to uncontrolled ignition, also called auto-ignition or detonation. Read More…
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