It’s better than US ethanol and is already being used to power large fleets. Gas stations in Brazil routinely sell it…
From the Virdian Design newsletter #470
People in the USA know nothing of Brazilian ethanol. The Brazilians been running on rum for years. So there’s the proof-of-concept.
Brazil doesn’t merely have ethanol, it’s got a different breed of car. Not a hybrid, but a “trybrid.” The Obvio runs on ethanol, gasoline or electrical wall-power.