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Across the US on 25 gallons?

September 13, 2009 Leave a comment Go to comments

“San Francisco recently saw the unveiling of the world’s first algae fuel-powered vehicle, dubbed the Algaeus.

The plug-in hybrid car, which is a Prius tricked out with a nickel metal hydride battery and a plug, runs on green crude from Sapphire Energy — no modifications to the gasoline engine necessary.

The set-up is so effective, according to FUEL producer Rebecca Harrell, that the Algaeus can cross the US on approximately 25 gallons of fuel — a figure which is currently being tested on a coast-to-coast road trip.”

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