Daimler’s 12.2 MPG Supertruck Smashes DOE Fuel Efficiency Target

The US Department of Energy (DOE) may not be looking for Optimus Prime, but they want his kind to be more fuel efficient.  In...
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...

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.
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...
BMW i3 Engine Being Tested in a 1 Series, Space Usually Reserved for a 3.0ℓ i6

BMW i3 First EfficientDynamics Engine Tested in a 1 Series [UPDATED]

Hybrid vehicles we're looking forward to from BMW, the i8 and ActiveTourer, and they both have one thing in common, a three-cylinder engine. Engines are...

Norwegian Airline Most Fuel Efficient, British Airways – the Least

British Airways and Lufthansa top the chart for the least fuel efficient carriers, contributing the most to carbon pollution from aviation. Air travel has quite...
Ceramic Matrix Composite [CMC] Material, Takes the Heat in a Jet Engine Core

General Electric Turns to Ceramics For More Efficient Jet Engine

Jet engines run at the very edge of thermal meltdown, but General Electric is turning to ceramics to turn up the heat and make...

Air Filter That Sensibly Increases Engine Power and MPG Patented by Romanian Engineer

Corneliu Birtok-Baneasa, a Romanian engineer, has invented a groundbreaking air filter that decreases the fuel consumption by 10 to 15 percent and  raises an...

“Transonic” Engine – New Injection System, No Ignition System

Transonic Combustion, a start-up company is developing a more efficient ICE technology that could lead to further increases in efficiency. The gasoline-powered internal combustion engine ...
Fiat TwinAir Engine in the Fiat 500

Fiat 500 Proves Efficient Internal Combustion Engine Not Dead

Many manufacturers have been turning to electrification in order to reduce emissions, from the Toyota Prius and Nissan Leaf to high end cars like...