Gallery: Audi’s E-Fuel is a Carbon Neutral Way to Power Cars That Acts ...

 

Do you feel a twinge of guilt every time you fill your tank with dirty gasoline? What if you could power your car with a carbon neutral fossil fuel substitute? Introducing Audi’s new e-fuel, an energy source that powers a standard engine like gas or diesel, but uses CO2 instead of dead dinosaurs and petrified algae. Seeing as most electric cars have a somewhat limited range, long charging time, and small nationwide re-fueling infrastructure, most believe that a majority of drivers will be riding around with an internal combustion engine for the next couple decades. The e-fuel has the benefit of already being able to take advantage of gas stations as well as the landfills and non-potable water sources it needs to create the compound. Here is how it works:

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2 Comments

  1. Bhabani Ranjan Pal December 31, 2012 at 2:07 am

    very nice.. working engine with e-fuel

  2. Roland Mösl December 30, 2012 at 11:07 pm

    To produce 5 kg gas for 100 km, about 115 kWh required,
    an electric car needs only 15 kWh for the same distance.

    Nearly 8 times more energy required for all the loses at this method.

    Audi is an anti tech company fixed on ICE.

    Octover 2012 was the eCarTec in Munich, a fair dedicated for electtic vehicles. Audi placed a Diesel engine car on a podest in front of the fair entrance to announce

    “Audi does is unable for electric cars and stuck in the ICE age”

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