Entry from US English dictionary
Denoting a motor vehicle that will run on gasoline, ethanol, or these two in any combination: flex-fuel subcompacts have captured 20% of Brazil’s new car market
More example sentences
- Time will tell, but vehicles could conceivably be manufactured to use vegetable oil as the standard fuel, much like the flex-fuel vehicles designed to run on ethanol.
- A research associate at the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy, says very few flex-fuel owners know that their cars are capable of fueling up on the fruits of the Heartland.
- They persuaded the government to extend to flex-fuel cars the tax break previously applied to ethanol-only models.
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