Better Place: Electric Car Battery Swapping Service Envisioning Worldwide Expansion

You may have probably heard of Project Better Place before - it's the business led by Shai Agassi that imposes itself a truly hard to get goal: to make a network of battery swapping and charging stations for the not-so-distant electric cars.

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.
Volkswagen Twin-Up!, Second in the Hyper-Efficient Diesel Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle Family

More Details on the New Diesel Plug-In Hybrid Electric Volkswagen Twin-Up!

Last week, we brought you some news about a new concept car, the diesel plug-in hybrid electric Volkswagen Twin-Up!, which shares a lot of...

A New "Open Rotor" Jet Engine That Could Reduce Fuel Consumption

NASA and GE Aviation are testing a new "open rotor" jet engine with a different design that puts the fan blades on the outside...
Ford's 1.0ℓ EcoBoost Engine Boost Power and Reduces Vehicle Emissions

China’s Turbocharged Future Will Reduce Vehicle Emissions

The main way to reduce vehicle emissions is to reduce fuel consumption. Typically, reducing fuel consumption requires reducing engine size and power, which isn't...

New Ultra-Efficient Engine Promises 100 MPG

Today's internal combustion engines are almost nothing like the engines found in cars of years gone by, with the exception of the basic...
Fuel Economy - Not Rocket Science, but Pretty Close

Nobel Prize in Chemistry Given to Research That Could Improve Fuel Economy

With vehicle emissions standards becoming more and more stringent, automakers are focusing on improving the fuel economy of their fleets. The internal combustion engine has...

AB Engine 44% More Efficient Than Any Other ICE

On November 14, 2012 AB Engine, Inc. was granted a Chinese patent titled “High Efficiency Internal Combustion Engine” which protects and details a method...

Ciatti's Gasoline-Burning Diesel Engine Emits Less Soot and Nitrous Oxides

Diesel and gasoline engines have been the only way to move around since the 19th century (maybe with some small, electric exceptions for a short while). Though having low efficiency numbers (20 percent) when compared to their counterparts, gasoline engines still found their place on the market, mostly because in the first hundred years they had the advantage of being quicker, more responsive and now for not emitting soot and nitrous oxides.

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...