New Electric Field Device Reduces Car Fuel Consumption by 20%

Professor Rongija Tao, from Temple University, invented a device that, applied to the vehicle's fuel line, near the injectors, creates an electric field that reduces the fuel's viscosity, so that smaller droplets are injected into the engine, leading to better combustion and increased fuel efficiency as much as 20%.

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.
Toyota's New 1.3ℓ Engine is a Boost for Fuel Efficiency

Toyota’s New Engines Improve Fuel Efficiency

The internal combustion engine (ICE) may be old tech, finding its roots over a hundred years ago, but it’s certainly not dead. Toyota’s new...

New Engine Prototype That Mixes Gasoline and Diesel Gets 55 Percent Efficient

Researchers from the University of Wisconsin-Madison have recently unveiled a concept engine that can be from 20 to 30 percent more fuel-efficient than classic models. It would also be substantially cheaper to produce, since the emissions are lower than those of conventional engines and expensive catalyst units are not needed any longer (in some cases, their price can reach that of the engine's).
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...

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?

Pratt & Whitney`s Geared Jet Engine Turbo-Fan to Burn 15% Less Fuel

One of the biggest names in aviation, Pratt & Whitney, spent almost twenty years developing the geared turbofan engine that burns 12 to 15% less fuel than other jet engines. The new turbofan engine also cuts carbon dioxide emissions by 1,500 tons/plane yearly.
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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...
Ricardo HyBoost Could be the Future of Hybrids

Ricardo HyBoost, “The Future of Hybrids?”

Do we really need a “new kind of hybrid?” Perhaps we do, since most people complain about two things in current hybrid vehicle technology. First,...

Honda to Revive 40 Year-Old CVCC Engine as a Hybrid Version

Once the main innovator in the field of motoring, Honda is now hoping to catch up with fuel efficiency measures from all over the...