GM's New Generators Eat Exhaust Fumes

Tagged: Generators, GM, Technology
Source: Toms Guide - Read the full article
Posted: 3 years 33 weeks ago

"GM wants to power your car with nothing but fumes. Internal combustion has never been efficient. In fact, during the Victorian era, it was rejected in favor of steam power because of the rarity of petroleum. It's only these days, thanks to the abundance of oil from places like the Middle East that we can efficiently run on gasoline. Even with readily available sources for the combustible fuel, the act of using it to power our cars produces a lot of excess heat that doesn't get converted to mileage. Researchers at Purdue, working with General Motors, are planning to harvest all of that excess heat energy to give cars more power." | more