Why is ethanol added to gas?

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    There are two main reasons why ethanol is added to gasoline. The first is to make the gasoline more high-octane, or more efficient. The other main reason is to provide enough oxygenation to reduce harmful emissions.

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    Ethanol is combined with gasoline because, generally speaking, it is an additive–the majority of vehicles cannot be fueled by 100% ethanol, or E100. However, since most cars on the road can run on a combination of ethanol and traditional gasoline, it is marketed as an oxygenate additive for gasoline that burns cleaner and increases mileage.

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