Mazda Hydrogen Car – to be Tested on Japan’s Roads

Mazda is in the process of testing a car that runs on both hydrogen and gasoline (it's a dual fuel system). They're allowed to test the car on the public roads from Japan.
Audi, In The Real World, Produces about 28% More Carbon Dioxide Than Audi Claims

See Which EU Automakers Fuzzy Carbon Dioxide Emissions Math

Granted, carbon dioxide emissions and fuel economy measurements are hardly real-world, but it seems that some automakers have a little more tolerance built into...
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...
Super Fuel Efficient Vehicle gets 3,587mpg!

Shell Eco-Marathon Americas Yields Super Fuel Efficient [3,587mpg] Reliant Robin

When we think fuel efficient, we might think hybrid or electric and this maxes out our brains at a little over 100mpge, so how...

Revetec Controlled Combustion Engine: 50% less fuel, 100% power

A better combustion engine is the one recently patented by Revetec, a small company from Australia. Their engine has been tested by independent parties. It has the same power as an ordinary engine, but it consumes half the fuel and it weights 50% less. It's also smaller than the average car engine.

VW Golf BlueMotion TDI – 74MPG – Better Than Prius?

The most known German car maker Volkswagen, and the most popular car in Europe, VW Golf, hits again these days as Volkswagen unveils their latest BlueMotion car. They already have unveiled other BlueMotion machines, but this time it is Golf's time to be in the spotlight.

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...

Transonic Combustion's New Ultra-Efficient Engine Gets Up to 98 MPG

A California-based company called Transonic Combustion has recently developed a very efficient fuel-injection system that can put on hold the production of expensive gas-electric hybrids. With a cruising speed of 50 miles per hour, the test car was able to get 98 miles per gallon.

Ford Developing Laser Powered Spark Plug for Future Engines

The auto industry is pursuing various ways to implement more effective fuel saving strategies. Some of them are based on the development of new technology, electric motors, batteries, etc and others are just improving classic petrol-fueled engines to run better. Following the second trend, engineers from The University of Liverpool, UK, in collaboration with Ford and UK-based GSI Group developed a prototype engine ignition based on lasers rather than on spark plugs.

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...