02 Apr '15, 12am

This bamboo car runs on coconut bio-diesel

In the search for a low-cost, fuel-efficient, safe, and environmentally friendly alternative to motorcycles, the mayor of a city in the Philippines recently rolled out two incredible taxis crafted from one of our favorite renewable materials – bamboo! Rustico Balderian, mayor of Tabontabon, has commissioned the construction of two taxis made from 90% bamboo that are powered by coconut biodiesel – take that steel-based cars!

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/transportation-tuesday-the-bamboo-taxi/

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