Baumgarten, Stefan
October 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;10/8/2007, Vol. 272 Issue 13, p2
Trade Publication
The article reports that U.S.-based automobile manufacturers General Motors Corp. (GM), Ford Motor Co., and Chrysler Corp. have agreed to make vehicles that run on biofuels. The Big Three U.S. carmakers have pledged that by 2012, half of their annual vehicle production will be capable of running on biodiesel, or E85, which consists of 85% ethanol and 15% gasoline. It is stated that currently, there are more than 10-million vehicles in the U.S., which can run on ethanol or biodiesel.


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