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Ian David Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jul-19-08 06:51 AM
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10. The only "pollution" might be the noise pollution from all your neighbors running air compressors.nt
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  -Air-Powered Car Coming to U.S. in 2009 to 2010 B Calm  Jul-19-08 04:48 AM   #0 
  - A toy for rich folks..  SoCalDem   Jul-19-08 05:32 AM   #1 
  - $18,000 is not a toy for rich folks. That's in line with a typical commuter vehicle.  IanDB1   Jul-19-08 06:46 AM   #7 
  - If you are worried about where you will get the money to pay for gas & electricity  SoCalDem   Jul-19-08 07:34 AM   #15 
  - It's a second car at best  jmowreader   Jul-19-08 08:02 AM   #17 
     - The furthest I usually drive in one day is from Boston to Philadelphia.  IanDB1   Jul-19-08 12:27 PM   #24 
  - Right -- we can subsidize manufacture and purchase . . . .  defendandprotect   Jul-20-08 12:39 AM   #32 
  - No, that would be the Tesla Roadster  newmajority   Jul-20-08 05:18 AM   #36 
  - Maybe the Feds should give tax incentives and rebates to help  old mark   Jul-19-08 05:37 AM   #2 
  - Then HOW would we pay for our oil wars?  paparush   Jul-19-08 08:18 AM   #21 
  - Sounds like a bag of hot air to me...  HypnoToad   Jul-19-08 05:54 AM   #3 
  - That's exactly the benefit my friend.  Indenturedebtor   Jul-19-08 06:01 AM   #4 
  - You buy a solar powered air pump for your home. n/t  IanDB1   Jul-19-08 06:50 AM   #9 
  - Free air?  Angleae   Jul-20-08 04:01 AM   #35 
  - it`s a scam  madrchsod   Jul-19-08 06:24 AM   #5 
  - Not a scam. I've seen them. I've even gotten a ride in a vehicle powered by compressed air..  IanDB1   Jul-19-08 06:48 AM   #8 
     - I'm skeptical.  IMModerate   Jul-19-08 07:19 AM   #12 
     - That's a propane tank. not air.  Edweird   Jul-19-08 08:04 AM   #18 
        - You're right. The forklift *is* compressed natural gas, not air. n/t  IanDB1   Jul-19-08 12:28 PM   #25 
  - I would buy one  Marblehead   Jul-19-08 06:31 AM   #6 
  - The only "pollution" might be the noise pollution from all your neighbors running air compressors.nt  IanDB1   Jul-19-08 06:51 AM   #10 
  - I would buy an air compressor now so I can fill up my future car  OhioBlues   Jul-19-08 07:09 AM   #11 
  - Yes, it will take a special compressor  IDemo   Jul-19-08 07:29 AM   #13 
     - Thanks for the information!  OhioBlues   Jul-19-08 07:33 AM   #14 
  - Not if I get my perpetual motion machine running first.  onehandle   Jul-19-08 07:48 AM   #16 
  - There's no perpetual motion here; you need energy to compress the air  Romulox   Jul-19-08 08:06 AM   #19 
  - Years ago, I looked at the air car and thought it might not make  mmonk   Jul-19-08 08:09 AM   #20 
  - Sweet  Juche   Jul-19-08 08:25 AM   #22 
  - How will I save 100 bucks a month on gas?  taterguy   Jul-19-08 08:34 AM   #23 
  - How do you compress the air?  briv1016   Jul-19-08 12:50 PM   #26 
  - electricity n/t  Marblehead   Jul-19-08 06:32 PM   #27 
     - And how do you create the electricity?  briv1016   Jul-19-08 09:28 PM   #28 
        - With an air-powered generator.  exothermic   Jul-19-08 10:17 PM   #30 
        - On the grid  Juche   Jul-20-08 07:48 AM   #38 
  - That "car" is beyond P.T. Barnum's wildest wet dream.  exothermic   Jul-19-08 09:40 PM   #29 
  - What is wrong with it  Juche   Jul-20-08 07:45 AM   #37 
     - I didn't say it was perpetual motion...I am saying it's idiotically inefficient.  exothermic   Jul-20-08 09:58 AM   #43 
        - IC engines are only 20% efficient  Juche   Jul-20-08 10:49 AM   #47 
           - Even if that's true, it's still a Rube Goldberg approach to an engineering problem.  exothermic   Jul-20-08 03:19 PM   #50 
              - Battery technology isn't good enough yet  Juche   Jul-20-08 04:33 PM   #51 
  - Step right up and get your air-powered car that gets ~75-100 MPG gasoline!  SimpleTrend   Jul-19-08 10:25 PM   #31 
  - Toyota is offering to repurchase ANY Prius at the original price .....  defendandprotect   Jul-20-08 12:44 AM   #33 
  - ExxonMobil is probably looking to buy a nuclear weapon to drop on India . . .  defendandprotect   Jul-20-08 12:46 AM   #34 
  - hoist the mainsail jimmy, we're going on the freeway!  tjwash   Jul-20-08 07:48 AM   #39 
  - Wow - I could fill my car up with the air compressor in the garage.  Vinca   Jul-20-08 07:56 AM   #40 
  - See post #13  IDemo   Jul-20-08 08:39 AM   #41 
     - $2,850 would be a worthwhile investment over time. nt  Vinca   Jul-20-08 09:59 AM   #44 
  - The Air Car is less than half as efficient as an electric car.  IDemo   Jul-20-08 09:01 AM   #42 
  - If that's real  dems_rightnow   Jul-20-08 10:09 AM   #45 
  - and nobody will buy it  iamthebandfanman   Jul-20-08 10:10 AM   #46 
  - Americans won't buy it because it aint big  tjwash   Jul-20-08 11:29 AM   #48 
  - Good First Steps  fascisthunter   Jul-20-08 11:30 AM   #49 
 

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