28 Jul '11, 3pm

Lotus explores AFS’s synthetic fuel solution: Lotus Engineering’s Gary Haddon paid a visit to pioneering Leicest...

Lotus explores AFS’s synthetic fuel solution: Lotus Engineering’s Gary Haddon paid a visit to pioneering Leicest...

Lotus Engineering ’s Gary Haddon paid a visit to pioneering Leicestershire-based Air Fuel Synthesis (AFS) this week to learn more about the company’s green fuel solution. Taking along with him a prototype Lotus Exige 270E Tri-fuel car, the marketing manager of the luxury car brand discovered more about the company’s liquid fuel which is made using carbon dioxide from the air and hydrogen from water. As Lotus Engineering experiments with new fuels, its Exige-based prototype was developed to run on any mix of gasoline, bioethanol and methanol . Green fuel alternatives such as AFS’ artificial hydrocarbon fuel could therefore be just what the car maker needs to power its new model. Despite its alternative fuel use, the Exige 270e Tri-Fuel car is no compromised car, in fact it is the most powerful road version yet of the Exige with a 0-60 mph time of 3.88 seconds, a top speed o...

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