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Saturday, 13 May 2006
British Inventor Unveils 8000 MPG Car
Mood:  caffeinated
Topic: Odd Stuff

Too bad it's a glorified golf cart...

British Inventor Unveils 8000 MPG Car

London, England -- A British inventor unveils the world's most fuel-efficient vehicle, a three-wheel "TeamGreen" car capable of doing 8,000 miles to the gallon.

The 45-year-old inventor, Andy Green, from the University of Bath, built his budget eco-motor for just L2,000, and will be the sole British contender for the title of the world's most fuel-economic car in a global competition being held later this month.

It has taken Mr. Green more than two years to design and build the car, which will be the fourth eco-vehicle he has built. He holds the British record for fuel-efficiency, with 6,603 miles to the gallon in a previous car.

According to the report, the new vehicle is powered by a single cylinder four-stroke engine with a capacity of just 35cc and runs with a special management system incorporating fuel injection.

A spokesman for Bath University says, "Andy Green is keeping the spirit of the lone British inventor who takes on the world very much alive."

All Headline News ~ Julie Farby ** British Inventor Unveils 8000 MPG Car

Posted by yaahoo_2006iest at 12:01 AM EDT
Updated: Sunday, 14 May 2006 4:31 AM EDT

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