Engine uses hydrogen, releases oxygen, TN man’s invention

Coimbatore: A Coimbatore-based mechanical engineer, has claimed to have invented an eco-friendly engine that can run on distilled water. Sounthirajan Kumarasamy said his “first-of-its-kind” engine uses hydrogen as fuel source and releases oxygen. “It took me 10 years to develop this engine. It is the first of its kind in the world.

It uses hydro­gen as the fuel source and rele­ases oxygen,” Kumarasamy said. He said the engine will be introduced in Japan in a few days. He is hopeful of introducing it in India too. “My dream is to introduce this engine in India. I knocked on all the doors, but did not get a positive response. So, I approached the Japan govt and got the opportunity.”

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