SAO PAULO – As the price of the world’s oil supply soars, Brazil’s flex-fuel program is being recognized here as a success after more than 30 years, and more innovations are in the works. Flex-fuel’s roots go back to the 1973 oil embargo, when the Brazilian military dictatorship supported a massive plan to ease the nation’s dependence on foreign oil by setting up an alcohol-fuel program. The alcohol is produced from the country’s abundant sugarcane crop. GM Brazil Celta runs on ...

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