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Bio-Bug – World’s First Vehicle Running on Human Waste

November 23rd, 2010

According to engineers from GENeco, a company specializing in alternative energy, they managed to create a motor that can run on methane gas produced from human waste.

They carried out a test of their engine by placing it in a VW Beetle. Engineers called the vehicle Bio-Bug.

It is worth mentioning that the development of a high-performance motor running on methane is a practice called biogas upgrading.

The practice involves the removal of carbon dioxide from the gas generated by waste fermentation. » Read more: Bio-Bug – World’s First Vehicle Running on Human Waste