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Ecoweird Bamboo Cars

The Battery-Powered BamGoo

— November 4, 2008 — Autos
Cars are made in plants. Why not a car made from a plant?

Bamboo grows like a weed in many parts of the word; in fact, the plant will sometimes grow a foot or two in a single day. So why not make a car out of the sustainable plant? The BamGoo was shown in Kyoto, Japan recently. It weighs just 60 kilo (130 lbs) and is powered by electricity.

It is said to go 50 kilometers (about 30 miles) on a single charge. Check out some more wood, hemp and bamboo vehicles below.
Trend Themes
1. Sustainable Transportation - Using plant-based materials to create eco-friendly vehicles.
2. Rapid Plant Growth - Innovative engineering using fast-growing plants to create lighter, more efficient vehicles.
3. Alternative Energy Sources - Developing battery-powered vehicles made from renewable resources such as plants.
Industry Implications
1. Automotive Industry - Creating eco-friendly vehicles using sustainable plant-based materials is a disruptive innovation opportunity for automakers.
2. Agricultural Industry - Rapid plant growth and increased demand for plant-based materials in the automotive industry presents opportunities for the agricultural sector to develop new crops and technology for production.
3. Renewable Energy Industry - Battery-powered vehicles made from renewable resources such as plants offer a disruptive innovation opportunity for the renewable energy industry to develop and refine alternative energy sources.
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