These Old-School Eco Vehicles Use Timber for Combustible Gas

 - Jan 25, 2010   Updated: Aug 8 2011
References: lowtechmagazine
They don't look elegant and may not be even your dream car but they are fuel and energy efficient. These cars actually use wood to produce combustible gas as a source of energy. Wood gastification cars were very popular in Europe during the second World War.

Many governments and car manufacturing companies are encouraging engineers to produce such vehicles once again as an ecological alternative due to rising fuel prices and global warming.

Implications - Eco-conscious consumers in today's society are constantly on the lookout for new products to complement their green lifestyles. Businesses that devote their efforts to creating a wide range of commonly used products with environmentally friendly qualities will see significant returns.