Bio-truck, Auburn professor to go on tour

Auburn University Professor David Bransby along with Wayne Keith of Springville, Ala., will drive Keith's wood-burning bio-truck on a nationwide tour Sept. 29-Oct. 17.

The purpose is to raise public awareness of renewable energy and its economic, environmental and social benefits.

Keith's truck has a gasification unit that allows it to travel one mile per pound of wood. It can go up to 80 miles per hour.