E85 black box is legal and fuel is just €0.69/litre

Motorists who do sizeable distances could benefit after the government approved the first French ‘black boxes’ to convert petrol engined cars to run on E85 bioethanol fuel, which sells for an average €0.69 a litre.

With SP95 prices rising and now averaging €1.57 it could mean a big saving, even factoring in the €800-€1,800 price of the conversion kit plus another €300 for updating the carte grise.

Sébastien Le Pollès, ...

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