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...

New OCN Jet Engine Sips 25% Less Fuel and Outputs 75% Less Greenhouse Gases

An Israeli firm called R-Jet Engineering has designed a new jet engine that could lower the fuel consumption by 25%. Just like current jet engines are twice as efficient compared to those built in the 1960s, this one, if applied on commercial airplanes, could offer significant savings in fuel and greenhouse gases.

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.

“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...
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.
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...

Revolting: 114 mpg Avion Sports Car Rejected for Fuel Being "Too Cheap"

There was a sports car built in 1984 by Craig Henderson and Bill Green from Bellingham, Washington, and at that time it was able to set a record of 103.7 mpg for Guinness Book(in European terms, that's 2.27 liters/100km). Now they're reviving it with the help of the X-Prize Competition.

Car Built by Romanian Inventor Gets 784 MPG Fuel Efficiency

Remember Justin Capra, the Romanian inventor of the jetpack? Well's he's done it again. Now, his ingenuity inspired him to build a small car that has a fuel efficiency of 784 miles per gallon! How about that?
Flying Wing Prototype - NASA X-48B

NASA’s “Flying Wing” Aircraft Prototype Twice as Efficient

While aviation engineers have long known that a “flying wing” aircraft would be more efficient than the traditional tubular fuselage aircraft we see today,...