TVS motor company today showcased its revolutionary ethanol powered motorcycle, TVS Apache RTR 200 Fi Ethanol. Ethanol is domestically produced from renewable plant sources. It is non-toxic, biodegradable and, safe to handle, store and transport. An oxygenated fuel that contains 35% oxygen, ethanol reduces nitrogen oxide emissions from combustion. Apart from this, ethanol as a fuel also helps reduce carbon monoxide emissions, particulate matter and sulphur-di-oxide. Use of ethanol as a fuel will also reduce dependence on the import of petroleum and increase energy security.