This Baby Runs On Water

I first heard about this on 2004, during the presidential elections. I came home from school to my Nanay's "alam mo bang may kotseng tumatakbo sa tubig?!".

She saw Mr. Daniel Dingel's invention on UNTV's Kakampi Mo Ang Batas kasagsagan ng 2004 elections. Perhaps to get people- (presidential) candidates- to notice. Ang mga tungaw, walang time i-update ang sarili sa Science and Technology. Tapos namatay pa si Raul Roco.

Such a misfortune too that such genius be shown on an obscure tv program. Nasaan na ang malalaking networks?!

Sadly, kulang siya sa suporta. And you can go search the web for conspiracies surrounding the supposed- no, OBVIOUS- suppression of the invention's development.

Yep, this is old stuff, but I think it's about time for it to be hyped- or rehyped.

This is an appeal.

Water Car on Youtube

This is one of the things I am passionate about, hopefully people would notice. I can only create hype for Mr. Dingel. It is up to my readers to do the deep thinking part.

I could write a longer essay, but people nowadays don't have time to read.


Leoj @ June 28, 2008 at 9:07 PM

Waah. Eto na ba dapat ang sagot sa patuloy na pagtaas ng presyo ng langis? hehe

Gian Paolo @ June 28, 2008 at 11:49 PM

Are your statements based on a careful study of the engine's blueprints? A careful investigation should be done first.

Leoj @ June 29, 2008 at 12:24 AM

Oooops! I have no idea. Pero considering na nasa germany na yung technology, SIGURO ok nga siya. :)

sollee @ June 29, 2008 at 7:22 AM

Oo nga bakit ganoon?...Kung hindi natin kayang suportahan ang teknolohiya...paano pa tayo aasenso?

Gian Paolo @ June 29, 2008 at 1:15 PM

@leoj The hydrogen-fueled car is not alone in Germany. There are already stations in America for these type of cars, which are too expensive at the moment. Do you think that with these cars' proliferation in the Internet, they still won't get worldwide attention if they really are cost-effective. I don't think so.

P.S. Dingel is not the only one claiming to have invented a hydrogen-fueled car, by the way.

Gian Paolo @ June 29, 2008 at 1:29 PM

Of course I meant that these stations in America are providing "processed" hydrogen, not water that still has to undergo electrolysis.

Leoj @ June 29, 2008 at 6:28 PM

@Gian..I don't know if the one invented by Dingel is hydrogen-fueled car or water-fueled. And honestly, I have no idea whether it is possible to run a car with water(without undergoing electrolysis to isolate hydrogen) as fuel, but with hydrogen, I know it is. However, the process of producing large amount of hydrogen through electrolysis is too expensive. Sabi nga, hydrogen is the fuel of the future and it will always/forever be. Anyway, the government should support the further study and investigation for this technology. That is in my own opinion. :) But I also think(no basis, just nothing more than an opinion) that the government is afraid of what the oil companies will do when the government does so, the support.

If Dingel invented a cost-effective technology that can actually process water to undergo electrolysis for the production of hydrogen and the government haven't done any actions(which is what happened), well, that is definitely a great loss for us Filipinos. :)

Anonymous @ June 30, 2008 at 12:44 AM

It is fueled by (tap) water, then electrolyzed (using a 12V battery) to isolate the hydrogen.

What's with the cynicism?! If we encounter an obstacle, do we instantly stop? No! We work our way around that obstacle.

I'm hating this "idea-oh no, problem-let's stop!" way of thinking.

Care, people. Care!


Leoj @ June 30, 2008 at 6:39 AM

@Belle..Agree ako! *Apir*

Gian Paolo @ July 7, 2008 at 12:16 AM

It isn't about cynicism. I also call for further research in this area. I just don't get why people keep on insisting on conspiracy theories. Research is already taking place, albeit abroad.