Environmental Impact



B.U.V. Environmental Comparison:

Pick-up Truck

China Rural Vehicle

BUV

MPG (miles per gallon)

~ 25 mpg

~ 40 mpg

~ 50 mpg

Energy Consumed

(during production)

100

30

3

Pollution Generated

(during production)

100

65

4

Avg. Transport Distance to

African Point of Sale (energy)

3000 miles

6000 miles

100 miles

Payload (lbs) / horsepower

10 lbs

130 lbs

120 lbs

Vehicle weight / lb of payload

3.0

1.0

1.0

Biodiesel Ready

No(generally)

Yes

Yes


 
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