Interfax-China. China’s Chery Automobile Co. Ltd. unveiled prototype methanol-fueled cars at their research base in northern China's Shanxi Province, a Chery employee told Interfax at the Innovation Forum on Clean Vehicle Technology in Beijing.
The first batch of 20 cars has been tested and is ready to be put into full-scale production, according to the report.
Coal-rich Shanxi Province has been a center for exploring the potential for methanol-fueled cars in China. Coal-to-methanol technology is well-established, and China is considering the use of methanol as a fuel in coal-rich areas of the country.