CANBERRA – Australia’s federal government is refusing to cap the ethanol content of gasoline at 10%, despite warnings from auto makers here that higher levels will void engine warranties. The government argues that evidence regarding ethanol blends in gasoline is inconclusive and maintains states should require the level of ethanol to be labeled at the pump. Some 200 service stations sell gasoline blended with ethanol levels of 20%. But Peter Sturrock, chief executive of the Federal ...

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