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- An LPG Falcon uses 15.1 litres/100km, compared with 10.7L/100km for the petrol version
- LPG vehicles emit between 10 and 15 per cent lower greenhouse gas emissions than petrol vehicles and create only 20 per cent of petrol’s air toxic emissions.
- LPG Autogas vehicles operate even more relatively cleanly when the engine is cold.
- Brazil is the world’s second largest producer of ethanol fuel and the world’s largest exporter. In 2007 it exported 3,532.7 million litres, representing 20% of it’s production.
- To ensure sustainable development of ethanol production, the government issued a zoning to protect sensitive areas such as the Pantenal Wetlands, Amazon Rainforest and the Upper Paraguay River.
- A comprehensive life cycle assessment commissioned by the State of São Paulo found that Brazilian sugarcane has a favourable energy balance – for average conditions one unit of fossil-fuel energy is required to create 8.3 energy units from ethanol.