The U.S. gasoline supply still does not contain adequate deposit control additives, says Loren Beard, DaimlerChrysler AG’s senior manager, materials engineering–fuels. Beard says the Environmental Protection Agency’s regulations governing deposit control additives, established in 1995, largely were based on 1980s-technology vehicles and have not changed since – even though the requirements for current production vehicles are more demanding. Underlying the problem is the ...

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