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Peugeot - Citroen Hybrid-Air Vehicle

Peugeot - Citroen Hybrid-Air Vehicle

I wonder if you guys have seen the Peugeot Citroen Hybrid-Air vehicle, not really related to EV's but it's still competition, even though it uses gas.

It seems like a promising idea and they're predicting 81 MPG city driving, and combined may reach up to 117 MPG. Much more efficient than the current Electric-Hybrids (Prius, etc.) we have.

I also think it will be cheaper and most likely; more reliable in the long run compared to Hybrids and EV's since it won't be using batteries and most of it will be mechanical and most likely cheaper to repair or replace compared to batteries, which go for thousands of dollars.

Check it out:
http://www.triplepundit.com/2013/02/peugeot-citroen-unveiles-latest-effo...

Brian H | 14. Februar 2013

The compressed air is the "battery". Complex, but workable. One thing they don't mention: noise. Air pistons make a helluva racket banging away.

Timo | 14. Februar 2013

More reliable that batteries? Any mechanical system is less reliable than Tesla battery.

Benz | 15. Februar 2013

I had heard about it. But I do not think it will be better than an EV. We will see it when it comes on to the roads.