Ford Goes Back to Ethanol Roots

Cindy Zimmerman

Ford AgriNews of Minnesota reports that Ford is “returning to its origins with its interest in ethanol.”

In 1907, ethanol was the primary fuel for Ford vehicles because it was the most widely available fuel, said Ron Westby, director of public policy for Ford Motor Company, speaking at last week’s Agri-Growth Council annual meeting.

Ford switched to gasoline after the Volstad Act outlawed alcohol in 1918, Westby said, because then gasoline was more readily available.

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