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DonGasBuddy2013

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Message Posted: Jan 24, 2013 10:19:28 PM

Interesting article:

Peugeot Citroen stated this week that they have been working on a vehicle that can run on air. The company will begin production and release the model to dealerships by 2016.

"We're quite confident," company spokesman Jean-Baptiste Thomas said to The Huffington Post on Wednesday.

At least four different "Hybrid Air" vehicles have been successfully produced so far according to Thomas. The vehicles have approximately 12,000 miles of testing completed as well. While the exterior design won't be that unique, its what's under the hood and body of the vehicle that will make the car different from anything else available.

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poetdog73
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2014 5:32:01 AM

we will see
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MertieMan
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2014 5:11:44 AM

Air per say is not an energy, but does contain 21 percent oxygen.
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Message Posted: Nov 18, 2014 7:30:43 PM

>>Compressed air is only a energy holding medium, not an energy source.<<

Which is why I suspect (didn't read the linked article) that the car doesn't "run on air." Rather, the car uses compressed air for energy recovery. I think UPS was testing this technology on selected trucks several years ago.
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FrankLee1
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Message Posted: Nov 15, 2014 12:00:32 PM

I don't think the idea has merit. Compressed air is only a energy holding medium, not an energy source. Compressing air takes a lot of power and much of it is wasted as heat.
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Message Posted: Nov 15, 2014 8:58:28 AM

wonder what the price of air will cost?
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MertieMan
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Message Posted: Nov 15, 2014 8:51:33 AM

Probably like all of their other projects, complete duds.
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Message Posted: Jan 27, 2013 8:10:24 AM

This is a good idea, if we can get Obama to spout enough hot air to supply all of them.
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Hemond
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Message Posted: Jan 27, 2013 1:19:17 AM

Here, I fixed the link for you


Be careful opening this link. There are 2 spammy videos which start playing immediately and they are at maximum volume. Lower your sound before clicking this nasty. Then stop those vids at once for your sanity.
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tdioiler
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Message Posted: Jan 26, 2013 11:30:44 PM

Ok, two things wrong here.

A reliable Peugeot,

Claiming a victory on 12,000 miles of testing. So who is up to buy one of these with that level of durability testing?
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Message Posted: Jan 26, 2013 4:15:02 PM

Sounds like a car that is tailor-made for Washington, DC -- they got more hot air there than anywhere else in the world
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Message Posted: Jan 25, 2013 7:25:20 AM

Its a good idea. It reminds me of the hydraulic hybrid technology that I've seen in trucks.
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DonGasBuddy2013
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Message Posted: Jan 24, 2013 10:21:52 PM

Don't know why it deleted the link...here it is again:

/articles/3032/20130124/car-runs-air-will-released-peugeot-citroen-2016-green-energy-photos-video.htm

http://www (dot) autoworldnews (dot) com/articles/3032/20130124/car-runs-air-will-released-peugeot-citroen-2016-green-energy-photos-video.htm
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