SAO PAULO, Brazil, March 23 (Reuters) - German automaker Volkswagen will stop making cars that can run only on gasoline for the Brazilian market this year and focus exclusively on flex-fuel autos that run on ethanol, gasoline or any mix of the two, a company executive said on Thursday. The shift in production is the latest example of how automakers around the world are scrambling to roll out fuel-efficient vehicles to woo consumers worried about surging gasoline prices. "By the end of ...
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