Cooperation project: biodiesel from plants

  • Date
    17 - 19 November 2003
  • Description
    DaimlerChrysler announces a new public-private cooperation project on the occasion of the third Environmental Forum in Magdeburg, attended by more than 300 delegates from 20 countries. Aim of the project, planned in India, is to test the production of biodiesel from jatropha plants grown on eroded soil and to prepare for its subsequent use in internal combustion engines. Other positive effects are the creation of jobs and the reduction of CO2 emissions.