On the Cover
Amidst the intricate tapestry of green mobility, Indonesian researchers illuminate the road ahead with pioneering strides in biodiesel innovation. In this Issue's focal study (DOI: 10.18331/BRJ2023.10.3.2), they meticulously evaluate the technical viability of introducing a 40% v/v biodiesel blend and B30D10, a blend comprising 60% diesel fuel, 30% biodiesel, and 10% hydrogenated vegetable oil (HVO). The transformative potential of the latter blend is poised to reshape the nation's transportation landscape. Through a comprehensive 50,000 km road endurance examination, B40 and B30D10 blends unveil remarkable performance and emissions profiles, emphasizing the significance of in-depth analysis of biofuel utilization in the transportation sector. With an unwavering commitment to sustainability, these blends not only conquer the challenges of ambient temperatures but also establish themselves as practical choices for widespread implementation. As Indonesia propels towards a greener tomorrow, this research embarks on a journey that envisions biodiesel blends as the driving force behind a cleaner, more efficient automotive future. Cover art by BiofuelResJ. ©2023.