Posts Tagged ‘green fuel’
Reseacrhers at the GMR Institute of Technology in Rajam, India, found that cottonseed oil could be a source of “green fuel” for cars. They discovered that the cottonseed oil was as efficient as petroleum diesel when used as fuel in small engines.
The ecological model called Jetta TDI, launched by Volkswagen won the prize: “Green Car of the Year” at the Los Angeles auto show. Is the first time when this award is granted to a car with diesel engine. In the final contest, Jetta TDI outran the 335d diesel sport sedan models from BMW, Fusion Hybrid [...]
According to U.S. scientists, a tree fungus could provide ecological fuel that can be pumped directly into vehicles. The organism, which was discovered in the Patagonian rainforest, naturally produces in a mixture of chimcale that is very similar to diesel, informs The Guradian. Fungus, called Gliocladium roseum, grows inside the ulmo tree in northern Patagonia [...]