Diesel fuel is a mixture of liquid hydrocarbons obtained with the fractional distillation of crude oil and use as fuel for diesel engines, heading and for the production of electrical energy.
When used as fuel for diesel engines, it is injected into the combustion chamber where, on reaching certain values of temperature and pressure, it ignites on contact with air.
The requisites that diesel fuel must satisfy in order to be sold are defined at the European level by the reference specification EN 590 enacted by the CEN and converted to a standard in Italy as UNI EN 590.
Diesel oil for vehicles complies with L.D. no. 55 – 31 March 2011, with converts Directive 2009/30/EC to Italian law, and can be mixed with biodiesel fuel.
Unione Gas Auto S.p.A. has established the brand MYEN, (My Energy) for the distribution of gasoline and diesel oil, with priority of attention to the quality and price.