SAO PAULO – As oil prices surpass $40 per barrel, Brazilian drivers are less concerned than elsewhere. That’s because in the next two years nearly 70% of new cars produced here will have a bi-fuel engine that runs on gasoline or alcohol fuel. Additionally, Brazilian auto makers are developing a tri-fuel engine that adds natural gas as a third choice. Chevrolet Astra one of many GM Brazil cars offering flex-fuel tank. China is going a step farther, with interest in a 4-fuel engine ...

Premium Content (PAID Subscription Required)

"Printer-friendly" is part of the paid WardsAuto Premium content. You must log in with Premium credentials in order to access this article. Premium paid subscribers also gain access to:

All of WardsAuto's reliable, in-depth industry reporting and analysis
Hundreds of downloadable data tables including:
• Global sales and production data by country
• U.S. model-line inventory data
• Engine and equipment installation rates
• WardsAuto's North America Plant by Platform forecast
• Product Cycle chart
• Interrelationships among major OEMs
•Medium- andheavy-duty truck volumes
•Historical data and much more!


For WardsAuto.com pricing and subscription information please contact
Amber McLincha by email: amclincha@wardsauto.com or phone: (248) 799-2622

Current subscribers, please login or CLICK for support information.

Already registered? here.