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Scotland is powering cars using whisky

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July 7, 2017View for printing

The country that has been synonymous with producing world-class whisky for centuries is now powering cars with its most famous export. Scotland is the first place anywhere on the planet to test a car with a biofuel made from 'whisky production residues'.

Celtic Renewables, an award-winning spin out from Edinburgh Napier University, has pioneered a process for making the sustainable fuel. And its close partnership with Tullibardine Distillery - in Perthshire - provides the company with the feedstocks it needs.

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Glad they're only using the residue. If it was the whiskey itself, I'd vote for walking and drinking the whiskey.

Exercise combined with enjoyment. Best of both worlds.

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