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This Bamboo Scooter Runs On Nothing But Air - Forget gas, now a scooter is being designed to run only on compressed air. The Ecomoto is quiet & doesn’t pump pollution into the atmosphere. Though the scooter is just a concept now, the air-powered engine is already in use. EngineAir, an Australian company, invented the engine & has placed it in some machinery like forklifts. It isn't clear yet how far the scooter could go on a tank of air, though it would likely work well for short errands.
Elenco Air Engine Car/Helicopter Kit by Elenco. $28.94. From the Manufacturer An experiment kit that lets you make two different kinds of constructions using an “air engine” that runs on the power of compressed air. The air engine sounds just like a real engine. Also includes a 68 page manual rich with infomation to better understand the mechanics of air compression. Product Description An experiment kit ...
Top Five Air Powered Vehicles
Sometimes called PHEV (pneumatic-hybrid electric vehicle), these cars are most typically powered by a compressed air engine combined with an electric motor. The engines are similar to steam engines as they use the expansion of externally supplied pressurized gas to perform work against a piston. Read more: Top Five Air Powered Vehicles | Inhabitat - Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building