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.
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...

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...
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...
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...
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...
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...

Startup Elio Motors to Buy GM Plant for Building 60 mpg Car

Elio Motors in Shreveport, Louisiana wants to by a former General Motors plant in order to manufacture and sell their low-cost, high MPH car. One...

VW's 235 MPG Car to Be Unveiled at Qatar Motor Show 2011

Volkswagen will unveil a vehicle that, according to the company, consumes only 1 liter of gasoline at every 100 km (235 mpg). The two-seater car is an upgraded version of the VW L1 concept and will be presented at the Qatar Motor Show this week.
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...