Re: Car powered by compressed air ... is that for real?

From: Michael S. Lorrey (
Date: Thu Oct 26 2000 - 19:14:27 MDT

Chuck Kuecker wrote:
> I do not think it would be cost-competitive with gasoline. Of course,
> gasoline is presently price-supported in the US, so any comparisons would
> be warped.

ExcUUUSE me? How is a fuel that has a tax margin on it of 60% to be considered
in any way 'price-supported'? Alcohol for fuel is sold tax free and actually
subsidized in some cases and it still isn't competetive with gasoline.

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