Deutsch: Motorenbenzin / Español: Gasolina / Português: Gasolina / Français: Essence / Italiano: Benzina
Gasoline, or petrol, is a transparent, petroleum-derived oil that is used primarily as a fuel in internal combustion engines. It consists mostly of organic compounds obtained by the fractional distillation of petroleum, enhanced with a variety of additives.
In the industrial and industry context, gasoline refers to a petroleum-based fuel made from crude oil that is primarily used to power internal combustion engines in vehicles, such as cars, trucks, and motorcycles. In the industrial context, gasoline is used for:
The refining of crude oil into gasoline and the distribution of gasoline are critical components of the global energy industry. In addition, gasoline is a major contributor to air pollution and the release of greenhouse gases, so there is growing interest in alternatives to gasoline, such as electric vehicles, biofuels, and hydrogen fuel cells.