Energy Ministry and PTT to donate Gasohol E 85 vehicles for HM the Kings use

August 14th, 2008 - 11:16 am ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi  

Minister of Energy Lt. General Poonpirom Lipatapanlop revealed that the Ministry of Energy and PTT Public Company Limited are preparing to donate Gasohol E 85 utilizing vehicles to His Majesty the King for use at his own discretion. The ministry and PTT will also install a Gasohol E 85 service station in a location decided to assist His Majesty in his Royal Works.

At present the ministry and PTT are selecting which vehicles will best serve His Majesty. The donation was spurned by His Majesty’s call for the nation to put more emphasis into alternative energy to reduce affects from the energy crisis.

The Energy Minister said that Gasohol E 85 will be discussed for approval by the Energy Policy and Planning Office in 2 weeks. The new gasohol will be cheaper than benzene fuel by 30 percent.

Source : National News Bureau, Public Relations Department of Thailand

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