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Global Bioenergies presents first batch of renewable gasoline to Audi

8:16 AM MDT | May 21, 2015 | Francinia Protti-Alvarez

Global Bioenergies (Evry, France) has produced the first batch of renewable gasoline presented to Audi (Ingolstadt, Germany) at a press conference held in Pomacle, France today.  The companies had signed an agreement in January last year, as reported by...


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