Oregon Residents Launch Biodiesel Car-sharing Program.Local Oregon television news station KVAL recently reported that 10 residents of Eugene, OR have launched a new program, known as "Eugene BioCarShare," that pays approximately $400 each to share a 1982 Mercedes diesel sedan that runs on biodiesel.
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3. KVAL, program members pay a monthly insurance fee and 30 cents per mile for fuel, scheduling their car use through the program website, http://www.biocarshare.org.
"It takes away our dependence on foreign oil because...it is a domestically produced renewable energy Renewable energy utilizes natural resources such as sunlight, wind, tides and geothermal heat, which are naturally replenished. Renewable energy technologies range from solar power, wind power, and hydroelectricity to biomass and biofuels for transportation. source," said BioCarShare member Ephraim Payne.