The folks at Autonews recently reported a serious breakthrough in the green car world. It takes the form of the Lina biodegradable car, created by a group of students in the Netherlands. It's not made of soy, kale, bamboo or the tears of Al Gore, but it is quite revolutionary. The Lina is primarily created from a sugar beet-derived resin, along with flax grown right in the Netherlands. Instead of salads and candles, these young geniuses made a car.
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Though the structure of the car (seen below) has the strength-to-weight ratio that's similar to fiberglass, the vehicle has not yet been crash tested. It has yet to be test driven with documented results, but the team plans on getting approval by the Netherlands Vehicle Authority to do so. We think the car is brilliant. Hell, it already looks better than a Toyota Prius.