Questions About Alternative Fuels

Analysis of potential alternative fuels for Thailand's drivers rules out EVs, but for the wrong reasons.

Published: 08-Feb-2004

The viability of alternative fuels is in the minds of two readers who wrote to asking whether their vehicles, a brand-new Toyota Camry 2.4 and a 2001 Mercedes-Benz 230E, are compatible with gasohol.

On the subject of fuel for automobiles, there is a strong need to find alternative sources to petrol. With a reduction in global petroleum reserves as well as pollution becoming a top global agenda item, scientists are looking for alternative fuels that are environmentally friendly.

At first they thought about using solar power, but they couldn’t find solar panels small enough to be fitted onto a car.



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