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Hyundai is looking to adapt and use human poo as a fuel source for their future vehicles as the company is planning to launch it’s 2015 Tucson Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicle with a tank full of poop.
According to Live Science, this vehicle will get powered by the hydrogen that comes out after recycling human waste. The process goes like this – “Essentially the solids are separated from water and fed to microbes that turn it into methane and CO2. Some methane gets filtered and piped into a special device, and then voilà: hydrogen gas.”
Many companies from around the world have been working to develop an alternative fuel source to power-up future vehicles. Although, I never thought it would digest down this low and end up with poop. Since we’re running out of options, let’s hope this wouldn’t end up flushed down the toilet.
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