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TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: Chocolate powered biodiesel
Posted By Jorge Chapa On January 1, 2008 @ 2:05 pm In Green Transportation,Innovation | 13 Comments
Chocolate is a guilty pleasure for some, but could soon prove highly nutritious — for your car! Thanks to a process created by British company Ecotec, it is now possible to take waste chocolate from confectionery companies and turn it into biodiesel. And to prove that it works, two British adventurers just completed a trek on a chocolate powered truck  that went all the way from Europe to Timbuktu!
“If we use biodiesel to get to Timbuktu with a standard engine, there’s no reason why people in the UK can’t use it for their commute or school run.” Said Andy Pag.
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