* US cars need costlier parts if ethanol use to grow * Brazil has blended E20 or greater for three decades * U.S. engine and fuel tank modifications will be needed (Updates with graphic in paragraph 25) By Roberto Samora and Reese Ewing SAO PAULO, June 21 (Reuters) - U.S. automakers oppose raising the blend of ethanol in gasoline from the current 10 percent, saying cars won't run as well on higher blends, but Brazil's experience shows their arguments are weak. Brazil, a model in ...
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