You probably remember that back in January of this year, General Motors announced that it was partnering up with Coskata
to make cheap cellulosic ethanol
using a process developed by Coskata which includes the use of microorganisms developed by Oklahoma State University and Oklahoma University. Coskata has apparently broken ground
on a new plant that is being built in Pennsylvania. While Coskata appears to be moving along at a fine pace, Auto Observer
is reporting that Coskata is not the only cellulosic ethanol provider that the General is interested in being attached to. GM said back in January that Coskata would not be the company's only biofuel partner. So far, everything sounds very "hush-hush" about this new partnership, but GM president Fritz Henderson is expected to make an announcement tomorrow in Washington D.C. We don't have any information on who America's largest automakers is partnering with, but we know that there are plenty of other companies
currently working on
cheap cellulosic ethanol. You'll know more when we do, so stay tuned.
[Source: Auto Observer