Blast from the past: A different sort of alternative energy vehicle

Published: Jul. 30, 2021 at 2:55 PM EDT
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WATERTOWN, New York (WWNY) - Electric vehicles are becoming more and more popular these days, but more than a decade ago, the discussion over alternative fuel was just heating up.

Enter Rick Bates, who fashioned pickup truck to run on wood. Then-reporter John Friot was there as Rick took it for a spin.

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