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Old 29th July 2006, 02:31   #1
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Default First water powered car - no joke (and now even a Reva)

Looks very promising. Checkout the video of the first water powered car.
http://www.techeblog.com/?p=2261&cp=all
http://hytechapps.com/
I pray to god this is not a scam.
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Old 29th July 2006, 06:36   #2
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Does not look like a fake site. I only hope that this will be put to use soon.
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Old 29th July 2006, 12:57   #3
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gr8 find buddy..... Start saving water from today....
Cheers
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Old 29th July 2006, 13:04   #4
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water as fuel was also tried out by an Indian guy down south. his way was to split water (with a 20,000volt amplified by series of batteries) into hydrogen and oxygen and this would get collected in two cylinders. the problem was SAFETY i.e. storage of hydrogen and the supply of it for combustion as its safety aspect was very critical.

btw hope this never works as otherwise there wont be any water left even to drink.
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Old 29th July 2006, 13:34   #5
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Woww, water powered cars that is really amazing to hear but in India there is still water shortage.
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Old 29th July 2006, 16:49   #6
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In Chennai, Petrol will still be cheaper
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thats one great find.but when will it start being used.
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Old 29th July 2006, 21:22   #8
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btw hope this never works as otherwise there wont be any water left even to drink.
well drink red bull

imagine improving your performance by flling evian instead of aquafina
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Old 31st July 2006, 09:42   #9
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In my opinion water shortage in a tropical country like India is something that could be fixed. Whats with the river linking project?

All the auto crazy guys would be smiling during floods
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nice , saw this show where this guy has invented a car that works on compressed air ,found this link on the net not the same guy though http://www.theaircar.com/howitworks.html . future pumps " can i have a glass of water please and fill my tank up"
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In Chennai, Petrol will still be cheaper
At last, mumbaites can refill their tank on the roads as & when they want...got to install heavy duty filters though
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water as fuel was also tried out by an Indian guy down south. his way was to split water (with a 20,000volt amplified by series of batteries) into hydrogen and oxygen and this would get collected in two cylinders. the problem was SAFETY i.e. storage of hydrogen and the supply of it for combustion as its safety aspect was very critical.

btw hope this never works as otherwise there wont be any water left even to drink.
There is plenty of water available if it is to be used as fuel -- e.g. sea water. It is very costly to convert sea water to drinking water, but may not be as costly to convert it into fuel-grade water. Certainly should not be as costly as petrol. Apart from safety issues, the project was probably killed by the high initial cost of splitting water into hydrogen+oxygen, using electrical power.
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Old 2nd August 2006, 10:54   #13
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The article is interesting.

This reminded me an article on the movie/documentary called " Who killed the electric car". I haven't seen this documentary yet, but read the previews and blogs on that. It looks like, there is a strong lobby of oil/automotive industries etc. who don't want such technologies to fly high.

See the below links on this.

http://www.sonyclassics.com/whokilledtheelectriccar/

http://www.theautochannel.com/news/2...07/014017.html

http://www.popsci.com/popsci/whatsne...cbccdrcrd.html

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In Chennai, Petrol will still be cheaper
Off-topic... I think it is an artificial scarcity perpetuated by the tanker owners.
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Default Water powered REVA

Check this out!
Water-fuel car unveiled in Japan | Video | Reuters.com
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