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Kasper Viita Bloomberg News Published Feb 2, 2014 at 10:19PM
UPM-Kymmene's Biofore concept automobile. Illustrates WOODIES (category f) by Kasper Viita (c) 2014, Bloomberg News. Moved: Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014 (MUST CREDIT: Patrik Lindstroem/UPM-Kymmene Oyj).
Oscar Nissinen, a project engineer, makes adjustments to the frame of UPM-Kymmene Biofore concept car in Helsinki. The eco-friendly car, which will be shown at the Geneva motor show in March, is built on a frame that uses tree pulp and plywood and even runs on fuel made from bark, stumps and branches. Illustrates WOODIES (category f) by Kasper Viita (c) 2014, Bloomberg News. Moved: Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014 (MUST CREDIT: Juha Rahkonen/UPM-Kymmene Oyj),