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    Official: Peugeot HYbrid Air for Paris 2014
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    Peugeot is preparing to show off what it has been working on for when the auto show circuit returns to its own backyard with the upcoming 2014 Paris Motor Show. The French automaker has been developing ways to be happily compliant with the Euro 6 emissions standards. Things we'll see coming from ...

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    Official: Citroen bringing hybrid air powertrian to Geneva in C3 VTi 82
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    Clever. The air hybrid powertrain that Citroen will be bringing to the Geneva Motor Show next month is nicknamed N-Air-Gy. Or, at least, that's what it says in the rendering that Citroen released today in preparation for the Swiss event. We've heard about this technology before, with the hint ...

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    Official: PSA Peugeot Citroen, Bosch working on compressed-air, battery-free hybrid
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    Nike single-handedly popularized the term "swoosh." If a new and unexpected project works out as planned, PSA Peugeot Citroen might do the same with "whoosh." PSA Peugeot Citroen is working on a drivetrain that would hybridize a conventional engine with compressed air in one of the automaker's ...

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    Video: Toyota Ku:Rin nabs compressed air record at 80.3 mph
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    Back in mid-September, the three-wheeled Toyota Ku:Rin (air-wheel) whizzed down the strip powered by nothing more than a compressor that was originally designed for automotive air conditioning systems. The Ku:Rin posted a top speed of 80.3 miles per hour, rocketing it into the record ...

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    Report: Toyota Ku:Rin snags compressed air top speed record with 80.3 mph run
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    Developed by a subsidiary of Toyota Motors called Toyota Industries Corp., the arrow you see above is the three-wheeled Ku:Rin. Powered by compressed air, the Ku:Rin showcases Toyota's expertise in developing compressors for automotive air conditioning systems. Recently, the Ku:Rin ...

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    Magnetic Air Car "does not violate the laws of energy conservation or the basic principles of thermodynamics"
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    When a news article about a new car starts with this line – "Vehicle currently in development requires no fuel, no external charging" – it makes us worry. We're not exactly big fans of vaporware made of unobtanium. So, it is with skepticism that we read about a new compressed air car ...

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    Skepticism about MDI's AirCar FlowAir promises
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    One of France's most prestigious auto magazines, L'Auto Journal, has published a very skeptical and critical report about Guy Nègre's MDI compressed air car, whether we call it the AirCar or FlowAir. The article (not available online) makes quite a number of arguments against MDI and the ...

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    MDI puts the first AirCar on the road
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    We heard that MDI, the creators of the AirCar - excuse us, the "Compressed Air Vehicle" - broke off all commercial relations with Miguel Celades, who had been carrying its commercial operations for a while. We tried multiple times to contact Mr. Celades for further explanations, but couldn't. So, ...

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    Scuderi engine featured at the San Diego Hybrid Symposium Feb. 7 & 8
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    We brought you news of the Scuderi engine quite some time ago, but not much has been heard since. It seems as if that may change starting this week, as the engine and its designer, Nick Scuderi, will be at the Hybrid Symposium in San Diego this week on the 7th and 8th. While you are enjoying our ...

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    Air-powered car in France can go 120 miles per charge
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    Author Joel Barker of the website and book called Five Regions of the Future points us to the Air Car, which uses compressed air (and no emissions) to run the engine. The company producing the car, Moteur Developpment International, says they will begin selling the cars in Barcelona, but they are ...

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