With gas approaching $4 a gallon, what red-blooded American wouldn’t want a car that runs on tree branches. An El Camino, no less!

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This one, however, is not the work of an eccentric backwoods mechanic. It’s owned by Juhas Sipilä, a parliamentary candidate in Finland. Gas 2.0 has the rest of the story.

Ken is the director of the Vxartnews at Fresh Energy, and has led the project from its inception as Midwest Energy News in 2009. Prior to joining Fresh Energy, he was the managing editor for online news at Minnesota Public Radio. He started his journalism career in 2002 as a copy editor for the Duluth News Tribune before spending five years at the Spokesman-Review in Spokane, Washington, where he held a variety of editing, production, and leadership roles, and played a key role in the newspaper's transition to digital-first publishing. A Nebraska native, Ken has a bachelor's degree from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and a master's degree from the University of Oregon.