State might be spending more money on flex-fuel vehicles

Tuesday, October 9, 2007 | 2:43 p.m. CDT; updated 1:23 a.m. CDT, Tuesday, July 22, 2008

ST. LOUIS — The state has bought hundreds of flex-fuel vehicles capable of running on ethanol over the past few years, but that may be costing taxpayers thousands of dollars in fuel costs because of these vehicles’ lower gas mileage, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported Tuesday.