LONDON – The European Union is hoping an ethanol-powered vehicle that drove 1,792 miles (2,885 km) on just 0.26 gallons (1 L) of fuel this summer to win Shell's Eco-Marathon contest in southern France sparks renewed European interest in ethanol and alternative fuels. Europe historically has been slow to adopt ethanol as an automobile fuel, even though the technology is long proven and raw materials are freely available. Under a 2003 European Union directive, the 25 EU member countries ...
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