First Palestinian-Designed Electric Car Cruises Gaza Strip

Working with fellow electrical engineer Wasim al-Khuzundar, Fayez Amman hooked up an engine to 32 batteries.

Published: 21-May-2008

GAZA - A Palestinian-designed electric car drew admiring stares on Tuesday from Gazans forced to use cooking oil to power their cars because of a fuel shortage.

"At first people laughed, saying it would not work, now people are begging us to convert their cars," said Fayez Amman.

Working with fellow electrical engineer Wasim al-Khuzundar, Amman hooked up an engine to 32 batteries.

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