Friday, November 23, 2007

Chocolate lorry goes to Timbuktu

Andy Pag, of London, and his co-driver John Grimshaw, of Poole in Dorset, were leaving Mr Grimshaw's home town on a cross channel ferry on Friday.They are travelling in a Ford Iveco Cargo lorry powered by fuel that began life as chocolate, in a bid to raise awareness of green fuels.The 4,500 mile (7250km) trip across the Sahara should take about three weeks.The pair will take a small processing unit with them to convert waste oil products into fuel, which they will then donate to an African charity, along with the lorry.
BBC NEWS | UK | England | Dorset | Chocolate lorry goes to Timbuktu

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