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Chrysler to expand ethanol lineup

April 25, 2006
"In terms of improving air quality, reducing CO{-2} and reducing dependence on foreign oil, this is the best play there is,"
- GM Vice Chairman Bob Lutz

Detroit, MI - The Chrysler Group is expected to announce today it will broaden its lineup of models that can burn ethanol fuels, part of a growing march of politicians and automakers hailing ethanol as a salve for the nation's rising energy bill.

Two prominent U.S. senators sent letters to the six largest automakers on Monday encouraging them to build more vehicles capable of running on E85, a mixture of 85% ethanol and 15% gasoline.

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