The quality of our fuel is something that most people take for granted. In the past, fuel would last as much as a year without any ill effects. This meant that the consumer could count on the fuel maintaining its quality at least until it was purchased at the pumps.
Today, however, this is not the case. One oil company survey reports that more than half of all gasoline sold today is substandard. Check out also this useful video about fuel stabilizers
Not only does fuel quality affect our cars, it affects any other engine we use. If you have a backup generator to ensure you will always have electricity, you need to be able to count on it starting consistently.