French fries & tempura? Not Spam?

Oil from eateries powers Humvee

An Army Humvee at Fort Shafter Flats has started tooling around with a faint smell of french fries and tempura coming from its exhaust.

The 8th Theater Sustainment Command vehicle was fueled up Wednesday with a blend of 80 percent petroleum diesel and 20 percent biodiesel from Oahu restaurant cooking oil as part of an ongoing Defense Department test of biofuel blends in tactical vehicles.

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