Moving toward a transportation system that fuels healthy people and a healthy planet.
10/18/2011 5:43:26 PM
By Chip Beam
gasification, coffee car, Chip Beam
Across the pond, engineer Martin Bacon and a team of volunteers have created a coffee-powered car that, according to the BBC (read Coffee-Powered Car in Speed Bid), set a Guinness World Record "for vehicles run on gas from organic waste" by averaging 66.5 mph. Learn more at The Coffee Car website and watch the videos below.
Not sure I drink that much coffee, but if I do I will put the grounds in the pelletizer and give it a run.
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