riding on air

The air car - The Indian carmaker has inked the deal in this regard with with French company MDI for the car. According to the report, MDI’s Air Car can be powered by an external compressed air pump or by an internal compressor running on petrol. According to a document on the MDI Air Car, the technology used is different from what we see on the road today. The document explains that compressed air technology allows for engines that are both non-polluting and economical.
February 10, 2008 4:15am CST
The hybrid is old news. Fuel cells? Bah. How about a zero-emission vehiche that runs on compressed air? MDI of France has announced that its Air Car, invented by CEO and founder Guy Negre, will debut in India and France in late 2008. Over time, various models will be introduced, offering 2-, 4-, and 6 cylinder engines at prices ranging from $4800 to $12,900. The OneCAT, the first out of the gate, fits up to 5 passengers and can go as far as 500 miles on the highway with one fill-up, and as fast as 68 mph. Just pug in the car at home and the built-in compressor will refill the tank in 4 hours. For more information, visit theaircar.com
2 responses
@celticeagle (124375)
• Boise, Idaho
29 Jun 08
Interesting. What will they think of next?
@hq3015 (5)
• United States
29 Jun 08
It is a great idea.But would it be practical?.