Fiat to launch ethanol truck engine in Brazil

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By Roberto Samora RIBEIRAO PRETO, Brazil, April 29 (Reuters) - Fiat Powertrain Technologies should launch an ethanol-powered engine in Brazil by 2010 for use in trucks and agricultural machinery, the company's regional manager said on Tuesday. Aimed at the cane industry in the world's No. 1 grower, around half of whose production is used to make ethanol, the motor will cut farming and transport costs as producers can run it on cost-price fuel using the ethanol they make. Around 10 ...

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