Veggie Oil As Gas Substitute

June 21, 2006
Instead of heading for the gas station when it's time to fill 'er up, Kandell makes the round of restaurants in Huntington, N.Y., picking up used fryer grease he gets for free. Sal Pagnotta, who owns...

2006 Tour De Sol Overview

May 18, 2006
2006 marks the 18th anniversary of the Tour De Sol organized by the North East Sustainable Energy Association (NESEA). The annual event brings in student and commercial teams from around the world to...

Fill It Up, Please, and Check for Clogged Arteries

May 4, 2006
About midway through the event billed as Greasestock, a voice boomed out, "Steve is going to demonstrate his vegetable-oil-sucking device." This might not be guaranteed to draw a crowd everywhere,...

Company History, Shop Tour, Team Bio's

April 24, 2006
Welcome to our newly revamped website. We've streamlined the menu options as well as added some great new content. Take some time to explore! Some areas of note are Team Bio's, the company history,...

Biofuels piece on PBS News Hour

April 19, 2006
Greasecar installer Wally Little & customers Jonathan Pratt and Brett Baker all make appearences on this piece about Biofuels. Wally and Jon Pratt have some great screen time in this well thought...

Greasecar / Madhouse Mini's Project

April 12, 2006
The latest project is a cross promotional car with Madhouse Minis and was premiered at this year's Tour De Sol Organized by the Northeast Sustainable Energy Association (wwww.nesea.org). The motor...

Driving vegetarian

April 4, 2006
Patrick Mulligan seldom eats fries but he's glad they are popular with other people. That goes for tacos and tortillas, too. The more vegetable oil is made and used, the more fuel there is for the...

Fry fuel: McDonald’s franchisee runs cars on it

March 15, 2006
Most drivers fuel their vehicles with gasoline. Robert Tomey powers his with French fry grease. The owner of four McDonald's — in Amory, Aberdeen, Houston and Vernon, Ala. — recently...

Fueled by french fry grease - Feb 2006

February 15, 2006
These days, everybody's looking for ways to save money at the pump. One unconventional option - skipping the pump altogether and running your diesel car on leftover frying grease from a restaurant....

Go Grease Lightning

February 13, 2006
Every time anyone eats a French fry at area McDonald's restaurants, they are helping fuel restaurant owner Robert Tomey's car.The Amory restaurateur recently converted two vehicles to run on used...