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China starts trial with methanol-fueled cars

February 29, 2012 by Tycho de Feijter

China gas station

China is looking for alternatives for gasoline. The country will spend 1.59 trillion U.S. dollars over the next five years looking for ‘green’ solutions. One possibility is methanol, China starts a 3-year trial in 3 different provinces. If the results are good the trial will extended in time and scope. From People’s Daily:

China’s industrial authority said Tuesday that it will introduce trials for methanol-fueled cars in three provincial level regions starting this month, signalling the world’s second largest economy’s resolution to boost greener economic growth.

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