Ice cream truck packages ice pops with solar power
It's funny how my feelings about ice cream trucks changed from the time I was a kid to now, when I'm a parent. When I was little I would start running around in circles as soon as I heard the first notes of an approaching ice cream truck, beside myself with the burning desire for a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles bar (the kind with the bubblegum nose). Now that I have two children of my own, it's just the opposite — the last thing I want to do with my kids is spend 11 bucks for a few sub-par ice cream bars ($3 for an ice cream sandwich!?).
I would be overjoyed though if the Solar Ice Pop Truck rolled down my street. The truck is solar-powered, covered in facts about harnessing energy from the sun, and was built as a marketing tool for Sungevity, a solar power company located in Oakland, Calif. Sungevity drove the truck around New York City this past July, giving out organic Good Pops with the company logo and website.
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