Ford Motor Co. of Australia Ltd. believes a family sedan can be driven around mainland Australia for about A$1,000 ($760) in fuel costs, using liquid propane gas. To support the theory, it is teaming up with its stable of racecar drivers to test the fuel advantages of the LPG Falcon. Ford Australia President Tom Gorman waves off the “Ford LPG Challenge” from the auto maker’s headquarters Melbourne on Aug. 3. The 23-day trial will take in all mainland states, covering more than 13,000 km ...

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