But 19-year-old James Tuchel from Grand Bahama tried something else. And he pretty much managed to do it, as far as we're concerned. He developed a hybrid that uses water to cut fuel consumption. The system is a bit complicated but, in the end, the results are pretty amazing: an efficiency boost of up to 30 percent, as
So, the soon-to-be an intern of Renault Formula 1 Racing team took a 1997 Hyundai Elantra and modified it to work with regular water. In just a few words, the system uses 12V electrical energy from the battery and separates the elements in the water into different particles, Hydrogen and Oxygen. The latter is then mixed with gasoline before it enters the engine, thus improving combustion.
The results were, as we said, amazing: a 30 percent fuel economy, as the bahamasweekly.com reported.
So, what's next? Well, it appears Tuchel is already working on a car propelled exclusively by water, but more details will be released sometimes in the future. In the meantime, maybe carmakers around the world can actually learn something...