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  • First Algae Car Attempts To Cross the US On 25 Gallons of Fuel
    By on September 12, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    Mike writes “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 (more…)