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Season 1 Episode 855634

Driving Ethanol

Aired Unknown Feb 25, 2009 on BBC
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Driving Ethanol
As people are looking to save money at the pump, ethanol, an alcohol distilled from corn, has become a viable alternative to gasoline. Among the fastest growing energy industries in the world is the production of corn grown ethanol. This clean burning fuel may help reduce US dependence on foreign oil and reduces our toxic exhaust emissions. Learn how to moonshine your own ethanol by distilling it at home and get a glimpse of automobiles of the future that run on flex fuel or blended ethanol. Find out how flex fuels are being used to fight the high cost of gasoline and which innovative automakers are using ethanol.moreless

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