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New Saab 9-5 sedan - Click above for hi-res image gallery

Saab releases biofuel-capable vehicles under the BioPower label. The latest model to get the ethanol treatment is rumored to be the 9-3X wagon, which Saab will unveil at the Geneva Motor Show next month. Even though development of the 9-X BioHybrid Comcept was put on hold last fall, flex-fuel vehicles are not dead yet and we found news that the 9-3X wagon will be available with either a turbo 1.9-liter diesel good for 180 hp or a turbo 2.0-liter E85-capable engine that can put out up to 210 hp.

Saab pride! Even if you own a Ford or Chevy, you tend to have a sense of pride in the brand, or at least would flat-out refuse to set your left cheek in the driver's seat of your competitor's brand. Therefore, as a Saab owner, I get excited to hear any nifty tidbit of information about the brand, and here's some good news.

Richard Branson is familiar to anyone who follows biofuel news or the hairstyles of millionaires. This week, Saab UK sat down with Mr. Virgin for a talk about biofuels, hydrogen and more. Here are my five favorite bits:

Cilck on the photo for a high-res gallery of the BioPower 100