Liquid Air

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Liquid Air was the brand name of an unusual automobile planned by Liquid Air Power and Automobile Co. of London in 1899.[1]

The first factory location was acquired in Boston, Massachusetts in 1899, and its owners claimed that they could construct a car that would run a hundred miles on liquid air.[citation needed] By 1901 the company had gone into receivership. In 1902 the product was demonstrated by its designer, Hans Knudsen, at a show in London; apparently the automobile that was shown was a modified Locomobile steamer. Here it was claimed to run 40 miles (64 km) at 12 mph (19 km/h) on 18 US gal (68 L; 15 imp gal) of liquid air, sold at a shilling a gallon.[citation needed]

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  1. ^ "Liquid Air Power & Automobile Co.". Virtual Steam Car Museum. 2017-02-25.