Dutch students ‘grow’ a biodegradable car made of beet sugar and flax

The next step in environmentally-friendly motoring is here, thanks to a team of students in The Netherlands. Members of the TU/Ecomotive team at the Eindhoven University of Technology successfully created a biodegradable car made out of beet sugar and flax. Weighing just 684 pounds (310 kg), the lightweight, eco-friendly vehicle can travel up to 50 miles (80 km) per hour.

According to Reuters, the only components not made of bio-based materials…

from Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building http://inhabitat.com/dutch-students-grow-a-biodegradable-car-made-of-beet-sugar-and-flax
via Inhabitat

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