San José, Costa Rica, since 1956

Veggie-Oil-Powered Buses Drove to Costa Rica

TWENTY-SIX self-dubbed “ecologicalmissionaries” arrived in Costa Ricain January after a two-month trip fromCalifornia in two vintage buses withdiesel engines converted to burn vegetableoil.Steering clear of gas stations, theyrefueled at fast-food joints and Chineserestaurants throughout Central America –just to show it can be done.

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