Sunday, July 29, 2012
Pakistani Engineer Invented A Car Running On Water
A Pakistani engineer has built a car that runs on water, a feat that left onlookers astounded parliamentarians ans scientists.
Engineer Waqar Ahmad who belongs to Sindh drove his car using water as fuel Thursday during a demonstration for parliamentarians, scientists and students, Dawn reported from this Pakistan capital.
The Pakistani government has given full support to Waqar’s project
He said cars could be driven by a system fuelled by water instead of petrol or CNG.
The onlookers were taken aback when they saw it and a cabinet sub-committee lauded the 'Water Fuel Kit Project'.
Religious Affairs Minister Syed Khurshid Ahmad Shah, who heads the panel, said the engineer would have their full support.
The media report explained that the water fueling system is a technology in which 'hydrogen bonding' with distilled water produces hydrogen gas to run the car.
Ahmad had earlier told Shah about the unique project and it was taken to the federal cabinet which asked its sub-committee to discuss it.
During the demonstration, Shah himself drove the car.
The minister said that Ahmad would be given complete security and the formula would be kept secure.
Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf and Finance Minister Hafeez Shaikh value the project, he said.
"We own this project and are committed to successfully completing it," he was quoted as saying.
Federal government is considering to benefit from the project not only to run the vehicles but to generate electricity and to run railway engines. The announcement in this regard is expected on August 14, 2012, The Independence Day of Pakistan.
Talking to voice of America engineer Waqar Ahmad explained in detail the water fuel kit that converts the water into fuel. He expressed the confidence that by adopting and promoting this technology on national level will help in overcoming the power crisis in the country. Waqar said that power houses can be run by the technology and this has never been introduced anywhere in the world before. Pakistan would be the first country to introduce a technology enabling auto engines to run on drinking water. Chairman of Pakistan Council Of Scientific and Industrial Research Dr Shaukat Parvez also favored the stance of Engineer Waqar Ahmad.