Brazil hydrous-alcohol vehicle fleet grows


SAO PAULO, Brazil, Jan 23 (Reuters) - Brazil's hydrous-alcohol fuelled vehicle fleet increased fourfold to 55,000 in 2002 from 18,300 in 2001, the agriculture ministry said. In 2000, there were only 10,000 vehicles fuelled by sugar-cane based hydrous-alcohol, or less than 1 percent of the country's total. "This growth trend will only continue if there are guaranteed supplies," Angelo Bressan, director of the ministry's sugar and alcohol department said in a statement. On Wednesday, the ...

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