Chinese Showcase Fuel-Saving Cars

Habo No. 1 uses rocket technology to power Chinese-made Volkswagen sedan on hydrogen peroxide...

Published: 18-Oct-2004

The Habo No. 1 looks like any one of the legions of Volkswagen sedans in China. But a peek under the hood reveals an array of chrome canisters instead of the usual engine - the Habo is fueled not by gas but hydrogen peroxide.

"This car only emits water vapor and oxygen," said He Limei, project director for Shanghai Habo Chemical Technology Co., showing the Habo at an exhibition of ecologically friendly cars outside Shanghai.

"It uses rocket technology."

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