Tata Motors to Launch Mini CAT Compressed Air Car in August

Although it will come in the standard offer without a radio, Tata Motors' latest car, the Mini CAT, will be powered by air pressure...

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...

First Ever Full-Size Air-Powered LEGO Car Hits the Streets of Melbourne

All you need is 500,000 Lego bricks, and you can have a brand new air-powered full-sized car, that moves as fast as a scooter....

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.

François Gissy’s Compressed Air/Water Motorcycle Accelerates in 0.5s to 62mph

When it comes to acceleration, most cars are allright. Teslas are OK, Formula1 cars are better but there's one more thing beating them: an...

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.

Quasiturbine Engine Works With Air

Since the Quasiturbine is a pure expansion engine (which the Wankel is not, neither most of other rotary engines), it is well suitable as compressed fluid...

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...

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...