SAO PAULO – Toyota do Brasil Ltda. produces its first flex-fuel model, a Corolla capable of running on 100% ethanol or gasoline or a blend of the two, using Brazilian and Japanese technology. Brazil, which has been making ethanol from sugarcane for more than 30 years, last year saw flex-fuel vehicle sales surge. GM do Brasil Ltda. says 95% of the cars it builds now are FFVs. Most other auto makers building cars in the country offer FFV models, and Japanese auto makers finally have ...
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