Rotating Detonation Engines Could Replace Turbines in US Navy

The gas-turbine engine, or jet engine, isn't only found on jets, but in other applications as well. The US Navy doesn't only use turbines...
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...
Tula Technology says Dynamic Skip Fire could improve fuel economy by 15%

New Software Could Improve Conventional Vehicle Fuel Economy by 15%

Mechanically-speaking, the internal combustion has changed little in the last century, refinements enabling more power and better fuel economy, but there are limits. The first...

EATR Robot Powered by Vegetation and a New, Efficient Steam Engine

Steam power is being revived as Robotic Technology Inc. develops the "EATR" as in Energetically Autonomous Tactical Robot - basically a robot that can have a meal of gasoline, heavy fuel, kerosene, diesel, etc and biomass, thus never having to be recharged as long as it has some wood sticks around.

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.
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...

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.
Chevy Cruze Turbo Diesel Fuel Economy Rated at 46MPG

Chevy Cruze Turbo Diesel Fuel Economy Rated at 46MPG

Perhaps you may know the Chevy Volt for being a remarkably fuel-conscious vehicle. Engineers at General Motors have produced a remarkable diesel-powered vehicle with...
KSPG's Electric Vehicle Range Extender, About as Quiet as the Spare Tire Cubby it Fits Into

New Electric Vehicle Range-Extender Allays Range-Jitters Quietly

Extended-range electric vehicles (EREV) such as the Chevy Volt and BMW i3, actually suffer from a noise problem. Range jitters are pretty close to the...

Obama’s Proposal to Raise Fuel Economy Creates 570,000 U.S. Jobs

The Obama Administration's recent proposal to reduce fuel use is expected to create 570,000 jobs in the U.S. by 2030. Of this figure, 50,000...