Europay International said 105 Total service stations along French motorways and 70 gas stations on Spain's well- traveled A7 auto route now accept edc/Maestro debit cards.

Europay, the European affiliate of the MasterCard-Maestro organization, said 80 million cardholders from 17 countries will be able to pay for gas using their debit cards in 10 European countries.

The remainder of Total's 3,000 French outlets also could eventually accommodate Maestro.

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