Buy a car
from the safety of your home.
Connect with our dealer and finance partners through our site and ask for details regarding their at-home car buying services.
  • Video car tours
  • E-transaction: complete paperwork online
  • Vehicle home delivery
  • Enhanced vehicle sanitization

Dean Kamen's Hybrid Scooter Runs On Almost Anything

June 29, 2009

Acclaimed (and ridiculed) Segway inventor Dean Kamen has developed an intriguing hybrid scooter. Similar to, say, the Chevy Volt, the scooter is powered by electricity, but Kamen has added an external-combustion Stirling engine to keep the batteries fully charged. Although a Stirling wouldn't be ideal as a primary power source, it ought to do great in this role--and as an added bonus, it runs on anything flammable. Which means we could make beer runs and burn off old bank statements, all at the same time. Ain't multitasking great?

[Gizmag via MP]

The Car Connection
See the winners »
The Car Connection
Commenting is closed for this article
Ratings and Reviews
Rate and review your car for The Car Connection
Review your car
The Car Connection Daily Headlines
I agree to receive emails from The Car Connection. I understand that I can unsubscribe at any time. Privacy Policy.
Thank you! Please check your email for confirmation.