BMW AG embarrasses the Australian government, saying the country will not be able to use the German auto maker’s new, more economical range of engines because the government will not legislate to ensure the oil companies make the clean fuel required. BMW Australia Ltd. CEO Guenther Seemann tells a news conference the engines, to be released later this year, offer fuel savings of up to 17% but require gasoline with only 10 parts per million (ppm) of sulfur. “Australian petrol (gasoline) ...
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