Willie Nelson introduced California to "BioWillie," his brand of clean-burning fuel made from soybeans
On sale, "BioWillie." It is a brand new product, clean-burning fuel made from soybeans, unveiled by country crooner Willie Nelson. The item already went on sale Wednesday Feb 8th, 2006 at an alternative fuel station in San Diego where the singer filled his tour bus from a pump emblazoned with a picture of himself strumming a guitar.
Speaking about his product, Nelson said "It is the future. Through biodiesel, we can reduce dependency on foreign oil and adopt an energy source that's clean renewable and helps family farmers find new uses for their products." As of the product "BioWillie" actually is a blend of 80 percent petroleum diesel and 20 percent biodiesel and is made from soybean oil.