All fuel systems in all diesel engines imported, assembled or manufactured in South Africa are warranted for use with a B5 or 5% biodiesel, provided that the biodiesel conforms to the biodiesel specification SANS 1935.


Some manufacturers warrant higher blends of biodiesel such as Caterpillar, Scania, Cummings, Freightliner, Perkins, Mack, Ford, Volvo Trucks, Hino Trucks, Isuzu Trucks, and tractors, John Deere, New Holland, Same, Case.


Most vehicle retailers in South Africa do not have any knowledge of their companies' policy on the use of biodiesel.


The National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of South Africa (NAAMSA)supports the use of specification biodiesel.

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