Following stories about engine lube oil derived from vegetable oil, or "bio" oil, interest in the product reportedly is growing and on a broad front. Sources tell WEVTU that BP (British Petroleum) and Ford Motor Co. — both having staked out public positions as "green" companies — are actively investigating the ramifications of the development. Just where this will lead is uncertain, however, until there is further testing of the product under a variety of conditions. At this writing, ...

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