Rabe would not disclose the name of automaker, but according to insider information it is the Renault Group.
"We need this support in order to strengthen the product," said Rabe, referring to development costs. "At first we will focus on Europe and on distributing the fuel accordingly."
VW and DaimlerChrysler began working with Shell to open a pilot plant in eastern Germany to produce synthetic fuels.
Fleet tests with the CO2-neutral fuel provided positive results.