While it seems
been stomping all over its domestic rival
Ford Motor Co
. on the
issue, apparently that's because Blue Oval's just been keeping its
cards close to its...er...hood.
, one of
Premier Automotive Group, has developed models that can be equipped to use either the
E85 or bi-fuel, which is a combination of gasoline and methane. Currently, the
can run on E85. Both are sold in Sweden where the fuel is more readily accessible. Bi-fuel, on the other hand, can be used by properly equipped models such as the
. Unlike biodiesel, gasoline and methane are held in separate tanks. The engine runs primarily on the latter; gasoline is only used to start the car or if it runs out of methane.
Bi-fuel vehicles are only available in Europe.