New Catalytic Converter Increases Fuel Efficiency and Drops Tailpipe Pollution

One of the most important components in a vehicle for controlling exhaust emission is the catalytic converter. Even though this is common knowledge, there...

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.
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...

Laser-Powered Spark Plugs Closer to Reality, Toyota Interested

Conventional gasoline engine makers may one day replace spark plugs with lasers, as Japanese researchers have designed and prototyped laser devices that are powerful enough to ignite the fuel and small enough to fit into the engine cylinder head (9 millimeters in diameter and 11 millimeters in length).

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.

Mazda to Use Its Efficient Rotary Engine as Hydrogen-Powered Range Extender in Future EVs

Recent news spread by Mazda President Takahashi Yamanouchi (to Nikkei) say that the company will use their innovative and unique rotary engine to act...

Turbine Engine: a Different, 30% More Efficient Way to Move Trucks

The following is an excerpt from tt engines, a company who made a truck engine that does not have any pistons, valves, or any...

ETV Motors to Launch Jet Turbine-Based Prius with Higher MPG

Israeli start-up ETV Motors, located in Tel Aviv has invested about $12 million in this technology that combines a car, electricity and a jet engine. The prototype of a modified Prius will be ready next year for testing.
Audi 3.0ℓ TDI's Variable Vane Turbocharger Makes for a +30% Green Car

2014 Green Car Technology Award Nominee – Audi 3.0L TDI Diesel Engine

In just about a month, Green Car Journal, at the 2014 Washington Auto Show, will present the winner of the 2014 Green Car Technology...