Indians 2G biofuel policy to promote flex-fuel cars as well

February 27, 2017 |

In India, the much talked about biofuel policy that would promote second-generation biofuels from crop waste in hopes of reaching 22.5% ethanol blending will also encourage automobile companies like Toyota to commercialize their flex-fuel vehicles in the country, the road transport minister revealed. The plan aims to increase farm production by 2.5 times that will lead to nearly 1,500 ethanol facilities around the country, providing jobs for 2.5 million people. Methanol production from coal is also to be promoted under the policy to further reduce reliance on imported fossil fuels.

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