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Sunday, April 08, 2007

Ethanol blends prove divisive

BY JUSTIN HYDE

FREE PRESS WASHINGTON STAFF

WASHINGTON -- The boom in U.S. ethanol production that Detroit automakers and ethanol proponents have worked hand in hand for years to achieve could soon pit the two industries against each other over how much of the fuel in your vehicle's tank is too much.

With outlets for the alternative fuel growing slowly, the ethanol industry is considering asking federal officials to allow sales of gasoline with up to 20% ethanol, double the current limit, for use in all cars and trucks.
But U.S. automakers say outside of the 5 million vehicles they've sold that are capable of burning 85% ethanol, their cars and trucks weren't designed for such fuels.

General Motors Corp. Vice Chairman Bob Lutz, who touted ethanol's potential during this week's New York auto show, said he had asked GM's engineers last week about the effect E20 would have on its older vehicles.story continued

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