Google runs biofuel car using Cool Planet carbon-negative fuel blend

October 29, 2012 |

In California, Google has run their biofuel car for more than 2400 miles on a 5% Cool Planet “carbon-negative” fuel blend. GRide, as the car is called, passed five smog checks, and the mileage of the test car evened out with the control car, run on 100% regular gasoline. Cool Planet calls the Google test a “major breakthrough” in the commercialization and affordability of biofuels from nonfood biomass that can run in any vehicle. This announcement comes after the company announced it expects to produce high-octane gas at $1.50 per gallon without government subsidies; Cool Planet has reinforced this assertion after the success of GRide.

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