Could Liquid Nitrogen Work in a Compressed-Air Motor?

Automobile researchers have been looking into many alternatives to the petroleum-powered internal combustion engine , including electric, hydrogen, and even compressed air. What is...

The Tesla Turbine

Nikola Tesla created an engine design nearly 100 years ago that is as much as three or four times more efficient than the combustion...

Compressed Air Bike by Dean Benstead Competes With Battery-Powered

Compressed air bikes may be the future of biking and may even compete with battery powered ones. Dean Benstead made one for himself and...

Utah-Based Company Digging Underground Compressed Air Batteries

Underground caverns may have never been seen as energy containers, but a Utah-based private equity group promises to use them filled with compressed air to generate electricity the classic way - by spinning a turbine.

Solar Tower – Produce Energy Using Air Turbines

SolarMission owns the license to breakthrough Solar Tower large-scale renewable energy technology with the potential to challenge the energy industry as it is operates...

Air Powered Motors: Small as Watermelons, More Efficient than Diesel

If you watch The Green Optimistic you already know that we covered air cars in previous posts, both MDI CAT's and the Angelo DiPietro air motor. The first time we wrote about these inventions was about 6 months ago. Now, MDI and Angelo DiPietro have contracts all over the world with auto makers to sell them the compressed air technology so automakers do what they do best: cars.
Peugeot 208 Air, a Hybrid Vehicle with No Battery

Peugeot 208 Air Hybrid Vehicle Goes Nearly One Hundred Miles Per Gallon

Mention “hybrid vehicle,” and most people probably assume you mean hybrid “electric” vehicle, but in the case of the upcoming Peugeot 208 Air-Hybrid, you...

The Magnetic Air Car: a Step Towards Free Energy Devices?

San Jose's West Coast Green conference from last week had a point of attraction: the world's first fuel-less car, made by Magnetic Air Car. They even say it will be produced beginning with 2010.

AirPod: Powered by Compressed Air, Greener than Electrics, Ready for Sale

Can you remember MDI Cat? They're the company who designed an engine powered completely by compressed air a few years ago. It looks like they gathered funding from a Tata Motors venture and are now developing a new and more efficient vehicle: the AirPod.

OneCAT – the car that runs on air!

Remember an older article about a small company, called MDI, who had a plan in building a car that runs totally on air? Now...