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Germany opposed to EU biofuel plans

A European Union ruling to cut the use of petrol in cars has run into widespread opposition in Germany.

The EU wants fuel to contain 10% biofuel.

But its introduction in Germany has led to widespread confusion and consumer resistance with fears the new fuel known as Super E10 will damage vehicles.

The BBC's Berlin correspondent Stephen Evans reports.

  • 08 Mar 2011
  • From the section Europe
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