Chirac tweaks his Citroen, brings biofuel to Elysee


PARIS, Sept 30 (Reuters) - French President Jacques Chirac has joined the country's push to boost biofuel use -- converting his own luxury Citroen C6 saloon and many of his officials' cars to run on cleaner-burning biodiesel. Fuel pumps at his Elysee palace in central Paris have been modified to provide the alternative fuel. "The president's car runs with biodiesel made from rapeseed, as do half the Elysee cars," a spokeswoman said on Friday. France, Europe's biggest agricultural ...

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