The Queensland government will begin testing Australia’s first ethanol production vehicle this month. The Saab 9-5 BioPower car is a flex-fuel version of the Saab 9-5, able to run on either E85 (a blend of 85% ethanol/15% gasoline) or gasoline from the same fuel tank. Saab Australia Pty. Ltd. has chosen the sugarcane-growing region of Queensland's Gold Coast for the vehicle’s launch. The BioPower addresses the “chicken and egg” dilemma of supply and demand when trying to bring a new ...

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