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CarStuff

HowStuffWorks

Games & Hobbies, Automotive

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Automotive 2
Games & Hobbies 21

What's the history of stop lights? What are some common myths about car dealerships? Join Scott and Ben as they take a closer look at all things automotive in CarStuff, a podcast by HowStuffWorks.com.

Coal-powered Cars

July 16th, 2013

Episode 482 of 813 episodes

When most drivers hear the term 'alternative fuel', we don't think of coal. However, coal-powered cars enjoyed a long stint of popularity, and were used from Europe to China. So how did they work? Why were they popular, and what happened to them?

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