Kia Motors Corp. unveils an all-new flex-fuel version of its Soul cross/utility vehicle at the Sao Paulo international automotive show in Brazil this week. Developed specially for Brazil, where FFVs account for 85% of new car sales, the new model can run on an ethanol-gasoline mixture, 100% ethanol or 100% gasoline. Kia has no plans to sell FFVs in any other market but is working on developing more flex models for Brazil, a spokesman tells Wards. The Soul Flex is the first FFV vehicle ...

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