# Clever Car -- the future of automobiles

Discussion in 'Business & Economics' started by Harmonic_Subset, May 5, 2006.

1. ### Harmonic_SubsetRegistered Senior Member

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Well, full renewability in transportation is an engineering challenge. Suppose you only have the ability to displace 30 percent of current oil consumption with renewable fuel. Somehow you've got to come up with a way to keep the whole shebang moving. What can be done? I think reducing the weight of vehicles is the most direct route to solving the problem, instead of switching over to more efficient engines like we hear about all the time in the media. I suppose it's disappointing to alot of people that sometimes the solution is boring or doesn't satisfy the ego or people's need for a magical fantasy of the future.

Here's a line for ya: "Clever.... the car that will save your soul..." Dub over some ethereal new age music.

Does that work for you? It doesn't work for me.

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3. ### spidergoatLiddle' Dick TaterValued Senior Member

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The "whole shebang" is going to come crashing down, like it or not.

5. ### Harmonic_SubsetRegistered Senior Member

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Sometime in the near future, people will have the choice to park their cars or to drive cars that consume less. Oil shortage won't be the end of civilization. There will always be a choice. And maybe there will be novel new technologies to serve as a distraction and people won't even notice the tradeoff.

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8. ### Red DevilBorn Again AthiestRegistered Senior Member

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I saw an item in a paper a couple of years ago about a Phillipino who took the engine out of his car, put in some sort of electrical battery and "ran it" on a bucket of water per day. Never heard anything else on it. It was probably bought up by an oil company and scrapped like all the oil free inventions of modern times.

9. ### Billy TUse Sugar Cane Alcohol car FuelValued Senior Member

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No - He took out the "water battery" and replaced it with a "moon beam catcher" - now not only does he not need to add any water, but gasoline drips out of the bottom of the "moon beam catcher"

10. ### NasorValued Senior Member

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Yes. No doubt the car used the water to extract oregon energy from a zero-point quantum field composed of magnetic monopoles and scalar electromagnetic waves, allowing the protons in the water to enter a hydrino state with fractional quantum numbers. They then used electrolysis to break the water into H2 and O2, then burned them in the engine to create an excess of energy.

Let's see...did I miss any?

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11. ### Billy TUse Sugar Cane Alcohol car FuelValued Senior Member

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No, but of course that was the first version of the "moon beam catcher" which was relatively simple compared to the present version. That first version only dripped horse piss, and did require some straw input, version 2 gave low quality beer after fermentation of the straw, but the current version gives high octane gas.

12. ### Red DevilBorn Again AthiestRegistered Senior Member

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Very good Billy, I have an interesting idea, you design a car and call it the Model T. Edit: oh damn, its been done before

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