SAO PAULO – The sale of flex-fuel cars has been so successful in Brazil that auto makers are racing to keep up with the demand. France’s Renault SA this year invested $8 million to launch its Clio 1.6L that runs on gasoline (with the Brazilian 25% alcohol/fuel mix) and on sugarcane-based alcohol fuel. VW Gol was first to offer flex-fuel engine. The Scenic will be available with the same engine in 2006, along with the Megane Sedan. Production Manager Alain Tisslier says Renault chose ...

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