Hybrid Cars - Alternative Energy

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Saturday, May 13, 2006

GM sets ethanol as fuel of choice

General Motors Corp. ’s drive to put ethanol-based fuel in the tanks of more U. S. cars and trucks may transform Detroit’s neighborhood gas stations and its drivers into pioneers in the use of the gasoline alternative.

GM Chief Executive Officer Rick Wagoner says he’ll join employees next month in using fuel that is 85 percent ethanol when the company begins requiring hundreds of its Detroit-area executives with ethanol-compatible company cars to fill up at new public pumps. Wayne County, which surrounds Detroit, is trying to attract an ethanol refinery.

“This is such a great idea,” said Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano, who governs about 2 million residents in the mostly urban county. “We’re spending billions of dollars a year to stabilize the Middle East, and we’re subsidizing farmers to encourage them to not grow crops. This addresses both.” story continued


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