Diesel or Hydrogen?

by Jack Peckham San Diego-Futurists talk dreamily of a "hydrogen future" where the internal combustion engine and fossil fuels are replaced by "clean" hydrogen and...

New York on Most Ambitious Carbon Reduction Plan

New York state lawmakers passed one of the world's most ambitious laws aimed at countering climate change, under which fossil fuel power plants and...
Start-Stop Technology [SST] Could be the Next Logical Step in Helping Consumers to Adopt Hybrid Vehicles

Light Hybrid Vehicles May be The Next Best Thing

To reduce emissions and increase fuel economy, hybrid vehicles are a pretty good option that aren't nearly as expensive as pure electric vehicles. In the...

BMW’s Masterplan to Electric Car Transition

The Bavarian powerhouse is making all the right moves when it comes to electric vehicles. Maybe this is because they are watching the price...

Michelin Active Wheel: All-In-One Standard for Engine, Brake & Suspension

The active wheel features an electric motor, a braking and an electric suspension system, which is something only seen in the military about two years ago. The electric suspension is basically the same with a classic one, except the central shock absorbers, that comprise active, step-by-step motors driving a rack-and-pinion system at each wheel, that can cancel out anything the computer tells them to.
Resilient Technologies Airless Tire - Indestructible and Reliable, But WHen Will We See Them On Cars?

Resilient Technologies’ Fuel-Saving Airless Tire to be Deployed on Military ATVs

Polaris, a world leader in off-road vehicles, recently acquired non-pneumatic tire startup Resilient Technologies, and is now supplying Polaris ATVs, equipped with airless...

DIY Electric Car Converters Requesting Government Incentives, Officially

A new petition on the White House website is requesting for the U.S. government to also give tax incentives to electric vehicle conversions, not...

Hitachi’s New Electric Motor Not Using Rare Neodymium, Could Lower Market Prices

A new, highly-efficient permanent magnet synchronous motor has been unveiled by Hitachi. Nothing unusual so far. The only big and important difference between Hitachi's...

Strange Bedfellows: USDA and Automotive Industry Pair to Develop Biobased Automobile Parts

Recently, a $10 million bioproduct and biofuel research project aimed to change the automotive industry was begun by the US Department of Agriculture. While...

Cummins Chooses India to Invest $500 million to Develop Electric Powertrain Manufacturing

Powertrains are the heart of vehicles as they constitute the components that generate power and deliver them to the road. Cummins Inc., a U.S.-based...