Amazing: the US automobile industry discovers the Diesel engine...

Andre Kesteloot andre.kesteloot at
Thu Apr 26 22:15:38 CDT 2012

On 4/26/2012 21:39 PM, Mike O'Dell wrote:
> CNG (compressed natural gas) or liquid fuels made from natural gas
> are much better fuel choices, and with the price of natural gas 
> plummeting,
> ethanol doesn't stand a chance.

Aah, natural gas.
It reminds me that, during WW2 in Europe (and particularly in France and 
Belgium), one modified one's car by adding a "gazogène" which created 
gases by incompletely burning wood or coal.

See pictures and formulas:

It modified somewhat the original aerodynamic and aesthetic qualities of 
the car, but it was cheap, and worked.

André N4ICK

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