Brazil Approves O2Diesel Products for Market

[RenewableEnergyAccess.com] O2Diesel Corporation of Delaware won approval from Brazil’s National Petroleum Agency (ANP) as an alternative diesel fuel for use in bus, truck and off road fleets. The ANP approval follows eight months of thorough evaluation of the emission and performance data from O2Diesel tests in the US and Brazil. The company plans to start its captive fleet test program in the city of Rio de Janeiro, in April 2005. Fuel ethanol was introduced both as a motor fuel and as a gasoline additive to the Brazilian economy in the 1970s. Today every gallon of gasoline sold in Brazil contains a minimum 20 percent ethanol content.

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