Egyptian students design a go-kart that works with compressed air

A group of Egyptian students has designed a vehicle that they say will fight the rising prices of energy and promote clean energy by operating only with air

A group of Egyptian students have built a single-person vehicle designed to fight against rising energy prices and promote clean energy by running with nothing but air.

Undergraduate students created go-kart as part of their graduation project.

According to the creators, the vehicle can reach 25 mph (40 km / h) and has a range of 19 miles (30 km) before it needs to be replenished with more compressed oxygen.

However, the students are sure that they will eventually make the vehicle reach 100 km / h (62 mph) and run for 62 miles (100 km) with future prototypes.

The vehicle only costs about 18,000 Egyptian pounds (£ 780 / $ 1,000) to build.

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A group of Egyptian students has designed a vehicle that they say will fight the rising prices of energy and promote clean energy by operating only with air

A group of Egyptian students has designed a vehicle that they say will fight the rising prices of energy and promote clean energy by operating only with air

The students who built the machine are studying at Helwan University, which is on the outskirts of Cairo.

"The operating cost of the vehicle … will be almost nil," said Mahmoud Yasser, a student who helped design it.

"You're basically using compressed air, you're not paying for fuel and you do not need refrigeration either," he said.

The team now seeks to raise funds to expand the project and mass produce vehicles.

They believe that over time they can make vehicles exceed 62 mph (100 km / h) per hour and run for 62 miles (100 kilometers) before having to climb for more air.

Undergraduate students, who built the vehicle as part of their graduation project, are deploying a prototype vehicle for a person running on compressed oxygen

Undergraduate students, who built the vehicle as part of their graduation project, are deploying a prototype vehicle for a person running on compressed oxygen

Undergraduate students, who built the vehicle as part of their graduation project, are deploying a prototype vehicle for a person running on compressed oxygen

Students say their vehicle can reach 25 mph (40 km / h) and last 19 miles (30 km) before needing to be replenished

Students say their vehicle can reach 25 mph (40 km / h) and last 19 miles (30 km) before needing to be replenished

Students say their vehicle can reach 25 mph (40 km / h) and last 19 miles (30 km) before needing to be replenished

The vehicle only cost around 18,000 Egyptian pounds (£ 780 / $ 1,000) to build

The vehicle only cost around 18,000 Egyptian pounds (£ 780 / $ 1,000) to build

The vehicle only cost around 18,000 Egyptian pounds (£ 780 / $ 1,000) to build

The team now seeks to raise funds to expand the project and mass produce vehicles

The team now seeks to raise funds to expand the project and mass produce vehicles

The team now seeks to raise funds to expand the project and mass produce vehicles

The kart-like vehicle comes at a time when Egypt is moving forward with painful economic reforms that include deep cuts to energy subsidies.

These measures are linked to an IMF loan program for three years and $ 12 billion (£ 9 billion) that began in late 2016.

Last month Segway also made a dirigible go-kart.

They believe that they can finally make vehicles exceed 62 mph (100 km / h) per hour and run for 62 miles (100 kilometers) before they have to go out for air.

They believe that they can finally make vehicles exceed 62 mph (100 km / h) per hour and run for 62 miles (100 kilometers) before they have to go out for air.

They believe that they can finally make vehicles exceed 62 mph (100 km / h) per hour and run for 62 miles (100 kilometers) before they have to go out for air.

They believe that they can finally make vehicles exceed 62 mph (100 km / h) per hour and run for 62 miles (100 kilometers) before they have to go out for air.

They believe that they can finally make vehicles exceed 62 mph (100 km / h) per hour and run for 62 miles (100 kilometers) before they have to go out for air.

They believe that they can finally make vehicles exceed 62 mph (100 km / h) per hour and run for 62 miles (100 kilometers) before they have to go out for air.

The kart-like vehicle comes at a time when Egypt is moving forward with painful economic reforms that include deep cuts to energy subsidies

The kart-like vehicle comes at a time when Egypt is moving forward with painful economic reforms that include deep cuts to energy subsidies

The kart-like vehicle comes at a time when Egypt is moving forward with painful economic reforms that include deep cuts to energy subsidies

These measures are linked to an IMF loan program for three years and $ 12 billion (£ 9 billion) that began in late 2016.

These measures are linked to an IMF loan program for three years and $ 12 billion (£ 9 billion) that began in late 2016.

These measures are linked to an IMF loan program for three years and $ 12 billion (£ 9 billion) that began in late 2016.

Ninebot, the parent company of Segway, is expected to deploy a kit that adheres to its hoverboard model, the miniPro, according to Abacus News, which detected the report on the Chinese news site Weibo.

The kit adapts seats, a steering wheel and a front bumper, as well as rear and front wheels on the Segway.

The miniPro is a miniature version of the original vertical Segway, which is similar to a hoverboard, but adds a padded steering lever in the middle of the device to allow for easier maneuvers.

Last month Segway also made a dirigible go-kart. The promotional images of the go-kart show a father and his son mounted side by side, which suggests that the steering wheel and seat can be adjusted according to the needs of the cyclist.

Last month Segway also made a dirigible go-kart. The promotional images of the go-kart show a father and his son mounted side by side, which suggests that the steering wheel and seat can be adjusted according to the needs of the cyclist.

Last month Segway also made a dirigible go-kart. The promotional images of the go-kart show a father and his son mounted side by side, which suggests that the steering wheel and seat can be adjusted according to the needs of the cyclist.

The promotional images of the go-kart show a father and his son mounted side by side, suggesting that the steering wheel and the seat can be adjusted according to the cyclist's needs.

Segway has yet to comment on the product, beyond sharing some promotional images on its Weibo site.

It happens a month after Segway launched a pair of self-balancing electronic skates.

WHAT IS THE SEGWAY MINIPRO?

Segway in 2016 presented the second-generation version of its popular vertical scooter, which was launched for the first time in 2002.

The miniPro adds a steering lever, a vertical bar padded in the middle of the board.

Pushing to one side or the other with the inside of your legs turns the board. If you are a skier, it is like parading around a mogul.

Segway says that the miniPro stick makes its plate more a "personal transporter" similar to its classic vertical, equipped with handlebars, Segway

Segway says that the miniPro stick makes its plate more a "personal transporter" similar to its classic vertical, equipped with handlebars, Segway

Segway says that the miniPro stick makes its plate more a "personal transporter" similar to its classic vertical, equipped with handlebars, Segway

Leaning forward makes you accelerate; Leaning back makes it slower or begins to back up.

The gyroscopes and electronics keep the board upright.

Climbing is not harder than jumping on a skateboard.

Segway says that the stick makes his board more of a "personal transporter" similar to his vertical classic, equipped with handlebars, Segway.

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