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Mark



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PostPosted: Thu Aug 05, 2010 5:14 pm    Post subject: Poo power Reply with quote

Poo-powered car seen on the streets of Bristol: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-bristol-10881080

A "poo-powered" VW Beetle has taken to the streets of Bristol in an attempt to encourage sustainable motoring.

The Bio-Bug runs on processed methane gas generated as part of the raw sewage treatment process. Engineers from Wessex Water estimate the waste from 70 homes would generate enough gas to run the car for 10,000 miles (16,100km). Despite being powered by fuel created from sewage, the car does not smell unpleasant.

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PostPosted: Thu Aug 05, 2010 5:53 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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