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,...
Skyactiv-X: World’s First Compression Gasoline Engine Unveiled by Mazda in 2018
Mazda has decided to use the hype caused by the development of electric cars in order to set the stage for its new, revolutionary...
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?
Justin Capra: The Green-Hearted Creator of The Jetpack and Several Alternative Inventions
After presenting Vasile Karpen and his wonderful but yet not understood invention of the battery that's been running for 60 years, now it's time for another brilliant Romanian green-hearted genius: Justin Capra, the original inventor of the jet pack.
Peterbilt’s SuperTruck Program Makes Trucks More Fuel Efficient
While some two million registered tractor-trailers on the road today average just 6mpg, Peterbilt's SuperTruck program is developing more efficient trucks for the future. Cargo...
Performance vs Emissions – Mazda Delays SkyActiv-D (Diesel)
As emissions regulations continue to tighten, automakers are finding it harder to meet them. Mazda SkyActiv-D, a groundbreaking new diesel-engine technology, still isn't ready...
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...
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.
Free Piston Engine: Worth Investing In It to Power Future Electric Cars?
Since the idea of economy started in humanity's mind, everybody wants to reduce the expenses, mostly on energy dependence. Nowadays, when hybrid cars and, generally, electric vehicles are starting to play a huge role in car industry, and electric technology is starting to get cheaper yearly, there still are scientists that get inspired by the old explosion engine principles, albeit they are being used for more than a hundred years and their power source is mainly based on fossil fuel.
Volkswagen XL1, The 270 MPG Diesel Hybrid to be Exhibited in Geneva
Volkswagen XL1, a diesel hybrid that has a fuel efficiency to be envied by GM or Toyota: 270 miles per gallon, while doing 60...