Couple Rally to Promote Biodiesel

Drive 2000 Volkswagen Beetle over 4,000 miles on biodiesel fuel

Published: 25-Aug-2003

When Jim Williston thinks of diesel-engine cars, he remembers the 1960s and an American automaker's failed attempt to popularize vehicles that weren't fueled by gasoline.

'They were noisy and smelly,' he said.

He also thinks about his diesel-engine, 2000 Volkswagen Beetle that he just drove 4,279 miles cross-country while averaging 47.7 miles a gallon.

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