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06-26-2008, 01:11 PM
The Compressed Air Car developed by Motor Development International (MDI) Founder Guy Negre might be the best thing to have happened to the motor engine in years.

The $12,700 CityCAT, one of the planned Air Car models, can hit 68 mph and has a range of 125 miles. It will take only a few minutes for the CityCAT to refuel at gas stations equipped with custom air compressor units. MDI says it should cost only around $2 to fill the car up with 340 liters of air!

The Air Car will be starting production relatively soon, thanks to India 's TATA Motors. Forget corn! There's fuel, there's renewable fuel, and then there's user-renewable fuel! What can be better than air?

This is the same company who, a few months back, came out with a car that costs only $2,500.00 new (but it's not available in Canada, why does that not surprise me?).
A non polluting vehicle that eliminates the reason to buy gasoline from off shore companies. How bad is that?




Barry Morris
06-26-2008, 05:24 PM
Great idea. I'd buy one in a flash.

And if you have room, you might set up a windmill to pump air. How cool would that be!!!

06-27-2008, 06:52 AM
Too bad Canada won't let us import them!

Barry Morris
06-28-2008, 12:06 AM
I wonder if you can buy just the engine, and do a conversion??

06-28-2008, 06:44 AM
It would certainly be worth looking into with the cost of fuel climbing by the week!
It would be interesting to have a look at the drive train and see how they have it set up.