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  • The car-puccino: A car that runs on coffee

    No beans about it: An automobile dubbed the "Car-puccino" has been designed to run only on leftover coffee grinds. The heavily-modified 1988 Volkswagen Scirocco was created for British TV show Bang Goes The Theory, a program that's all about "putting science to the test." To prove that just about anything can be turned into car fuel these days, Bang Goes The Theory will drive the Car-puccino 210 miles from London to Manchester using only residual coffee grounds as fuel.

  • Web customisable cars on the way?

    The same level of customisation available to purchasers of new PCs online may soon be coming to those looking to buy a new car, according to software company Siemens PLM.