Sometime in the future, gas stations would switch to selling gas. Gas in the sense, air, which when compressed to an extent, has enough energy to help a specially designed engine, generate power. Big companies like BMW and Mercedes-Benz, are interested in looking for other ways to run their cars, and might want to take a close look at these air powered engines.

Sure, these things make a lot of noise and don’t coax out enough horsepower, but with time and research, things could change drastically. Just like how electric cars or hybrid cars have evolved and reached a certain stage where the trade-offs are not considerable and offer a number of advantages over the normal cars, soon air powered engines might catch on and small-car manufacturers could use them on a large scale.

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2 comments:

  (520) posted on 07.9.2008

great technology, it needs more research but i think that is a better than the electric engine.

pdaix  (431) posted on 07.8.2008

Sounds like the early stages but very promising... Especially the fact that engine could be so light and so small, there is a bright future for sports cars !

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