Beth Shea

Cola Powered Toy Car is Fueled by Sugar

by , 01/26/10
filed under: Inhabitots

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Not to be outdone by Nokia’s Coca-Cola powered concept cell phone, Japanese toymaker Takara Tomy’s soda powered radio controlled car races onto the alternative energy scene. Fueled by a literal sugar high that powers Sony’s Bio Battery, this zippy prototype is a lesson in life science for kids and adults alike, as it “generates eco-friendly electricity by breaking down sugar using processes similar to those in living organisms.” Head to Inhabitots to see the car in action, and to learn which drink gives the ‘ene Cargo’ the biggest sugar rush.

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