KSPG's Electric Vehicle Range Extender, About as Quiet as the Spare Tire Cubby it Fits Into

New Electric Vehicle Range-Extender Allays Range-Jitters Quietly

Extended-range electric vehicles (EREV) such as the Chevy Volt and BMW i3, actually suffer from a noise problem. Range jitters are pretty close to the...
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...
Fun and Fuel Economy, Who Knew?

How Small Engine Turbo Improves Fuel Economy

Typically, even a low-boost small engine turbo can deliver 25% more power than its non-boosted sister. That means that even a tiny turbocharged i3 can...

Revetec Controlled Combustion Engine: 50% less fuel, 100% power

A better combustion engine is the one recently patented by Revetec, a small company from Australia. Their engine has been tested by independent parties. It has the same power as an ordinary engine, but it consumes half the fuel and it weights 50% less. It's also smaller than the average car engine.

OPOC: The Two-Stroke Engine Revived by Michigan Company Is Cleaner and More Efficient

EcoMotors, a Troy, Michigan startup company revitalizes the two-stroke engine, making it 50 percent more efficient than currently-used four-stroke engines and less polluting. Even Bill Gates and Khosla Ventures invested a total of $23.5 million in them.
The Waissi Engine, Plenty of Innovation Left in Internal Combustion

New Waissi Engine Simpler and More Efficient, Arizona State University

The Waissi Engine is of an opposed-piston design, much like that being developed by Achates Power or EcoMotors, with one important difference: Waissi's engine...
Achates Power is based on the 1930s German Aircraft Company Junkers Jumo 205 Opposed-Piston Diesel Engine

Achates Power’s Diesel Engine Could be Twice as Efficient

The Achates Power engine could be twice as efficient than today's best engines, and could be used for the Army. A few months ago, we discussed...

“Most Environmentally Friendly” Car Award Goes to: Mercedes Benz B200 CNG and BlueTec

German car magazine, Auto Test, has named the Mercedes Benz B200 CNG and the ML 250 BlueTec 4Matic as the most environmentally-friendly, giving them...
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Student-Made 2098 mpg Car Won the SAE Supermileage Competition

2098 mpg is the mileage achieved by the Quebec's Laval University team, which won the SAE Supermileage competition, this year. Living in an age of impending climate...

Ford Developing Laser Powered Spark Plug for Future Engines

The auto industry is pursuing various ways to implement more effective fuel saving strategies. Some of them are based on the development of new technology, electric motors, batteries, etc and others are just improving classic petrol-fueled engines to run better. Following the second trend, engineers from The University of Liverpool, UK, in collaboration with Ford and UK-based GSI Group developed a prototype engine ignition based on lasers rather than on spark plugs.