“106 MPG 'AIR CAR' CREATES BUZZ, QUESTIONS” *LINK*

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“106 MPG 'AIR CAR' CREATES BUZZ, QUESTIONS” *LINK*
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Drumspirit
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Sunday, August 17, 2008 06:26 pm

“106 MPG \'AIR CAR\' CREATES BUZZ, QUESTIONS”
“You\'ve heard of hybrids, electric cars and vehicles that can run on vegetable oil. But of all the contenders in the quest to produce the ultimate fuel-efficient car, this could be the first one to let you say, \"fill it up with air.\"…
The technology has been the focus of MDI, a European company founded in 1991 by a French inventor and former race car engineer.
New York-based Zero Pollution Motors is the first firm to obtain a license from MDI to produce the cars in the United States, pledging to deliver the first models in 2010 at a price tag of less than $18,000.
The concept is similar to how a locomotive works, except compressed air -- not steam -- moves the engine\'s pistons, said Shiva Vencat, vice president of MDI and CEO of Zero Pollution Motors,” quoting CNN. link here .