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Coast-to-coast trip using no gas proceeds after problems

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MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) - A Middle Tennessee State University professor says his coast-to-coast trip using no gasoline had to work around a glitch on the first day.

But Dr. Cliff Ricketts said he's "99% sure" the transmission coolant problem his backup driver experienced Saturday was not related to the hydrogen fuel the car is using.

Ricketts and his backup driver are making a trip from Tybee Island, Ga., to Long Beach, Calif., this week.

The cars are being powered by solar energy and hydrogen, which was obtained from water.

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