PARIS – Ford Motor Co. has added France to the list of European countries where it is promoting flex-fuel cars that can burn E85 fuel, which is 85% ethanol and 15% gasoline. Eric Saint Frison, president of Ford France, promises to sell 300 flex-fuel E85 Ford Focus sold in France. Focus and C-Max cars to French fleets in December, even though there is not a single source of the fuel yet in the country. "It is the problem of the chicken and the egg," says Saint Frison. "We could ...

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