04 Sep '11, 3pm

Tata Motors' Air Car: Which Way Does the Wind Blow?

Tata Motors' Air Car: Which Way Does the Wind Blow?

In December of 2009, UC Berkeley, ICF International and Stanford experts had this to say about the feasibility of compressed air versus chemical fuels , as an energy storage medium: “The study concluded that even under highly optimistic assumptions the compressed air car is less efficient than a battery electric vehicle and produces more greenhouse gas emissions than a conventional gas powered car with a coal intensive power mix. It did state however, that a pneumatic combustion hybrid is feasible and inexpensive and could compete with hybrid electric vehicles.

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