Article28 December

Are flex fuel engines an obstacle to low carbon mobility in Brazil?

Sergio Abranches

Brazil has been championing biofuels and “flex fuel” engines for some time and for good reasons. Flex fuel engines run on any possible combination of ethanol and gasoline. Since all gasoline in Brazil has 25% of ethanol, flex fuel engines can run on any mix of  ethanol and gasoline, beginning at 25% to 75%, up to 100% ethanol. More »

Feature02 June

Brazil drops incentives to electric cars

Sergio Abranches

After a few days of internal squabbling president Lula decided to drop a proposal from the Ministers of Finance and Science & Technology to launch a program to incentivize domestic production of electric cars.

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