The Thai government wants 20% of all vehicles sold domestically to be E85-compatible in the next five years. E85 is a mixture of 85% ethanol and 15% gasoline. The cabinet has approved a tax cut for eight automotive components used in E85-compatible cars, Ministry of Industry Permanent Secretary Pornchai Rujiprapha tells the Bangkok Post. The ministry plans to propose to the cabinet a tax cut on 15 additional parts, he adds. “This is an urgent policy set by the ministry to promote the ...

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