24-08-2012, 09:08 PM
In 2007, Mumbai, India-based Tata Motors signed a licensing deal with Motor Development International, a French design firm. The idea was to build a car that could run on compressed air.
Now Tata says it has tested two cars with the engines. The next step is setting up the manufacturing plants to actually build them.
A press release of TATA says "The first phase of this programme-proof the technical concept in Tata Motors vehicles-has now been successfully completed with compressed air engine concept having been demonstrated in two Tata Motors vehicles.In the second phase of technology and required technical processes to industrilize a market ready prouct application over the coming years"
Honda had announced an air powered concept car.