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UCI celebrates switch to soybean-based fuel

UC Irvine today rolled out a shuttle bus that runs exclusively on fuel made from soybeans. Irvine Mayor Beth Krom,…

April 24, 2007

UC Irvine today rolled out a shuttle bus that runs exclusively on fuel made from soybeans. Irvine Mayor Beth Krom, members the UCI administration and student government leaders led a noon-time event celebrating the switch to 100 percent biodiesel fuel, which is better for the environment than traditional diesel fuel. UCI plans to convert its entire shuttle bus fleet to run exclusively on biodiesel fuel.