Biofuels are produced from renewable organic materials. There are 3 main types of Biofuels used in cars: bioethanol, biodiesel & HVO. Bioethanol is an alcohol made from corn and sugarcane, whereas biodiesel is made using vegetable oils and animal fats. HVO is the latest generation of biofuels and is also made from vegetable oils & animal fats.
Palm oil production has played a major role in the decline in species such as orangutans and tigers and many birds. It has been estimated that oil palm expansion could affect 54% of all threatened mammals and 64% of all threatened birds globally.