31% Efficient Stirling Engines Used to Convert 1.5MW of Arizona Solar Power

Stirling engines are known to mankind for about 200 years but they are not so widely used today, except maybe for the pacemakers and long-distance robotic spacecrafts. This will soon change as 60 stirling engines will be used in Phoenix, Arizona, to harvest solar power which will be converted into electricity.
SupplierBusiness Infographic - Where Does the Tesla Model S Come From?

The Tesla Model S has Many Suppliers – Infographic

The Tesla Model S is one of the most advanced vehicles on the road today, thanks to its completely in-house battery and electric motor...

Solar Panels Cover Bike Lane in South Korea

It is only natural for a bicycle lovers to get excited when the news features new and improved bike lanes. How about a bike...

Panasonic Revives The Stirling Engine For 10 kW Waste Heat Recovery System

estir Co., an in-company venture of Panasonic led by Teruyuki Akazawa, thought that it would make a good business reusing the otherwise wasted heat from Panasonic's plants, and reimplemented Stirling engines, seeking to make them more efficient than ever.

The Rotary Air Engine (Di Pietro motor)

The Di Pietro motor concept is based on a rotary piston. Different from existing rotary engines, the Di Pietro motor uses a simple cylindrical...
Volvo V60 PHEV, an Expensive Option

Euro 7 Air Pollution Regulations Could Push Diesels Out of the Market

Unlike the Unites States, diesel engines are very common in Europe, but it may not be that way for long, thanks to ever-stricter air...
Inductive Charging Coils

AMP and to Make Inductive Charging Available For All Their Electric Trucks

Until now, AMP Electric Vehicles has been focusing on converting standard gasoline-powered SUVs to electric power-trains. For private consumers, the electric vehicle ...

Tesla Opens Up Model 3 Sales to Romania, Poland, Hungary and Slovenia

I live in Romania. Earlier this year, I've contacted the Tesla shop in Vienna to ask about options regarding the purchase of a Model...

DEKA Revolt: First Hybrid Stirling Engine Car – Powered by Anything!

Dean Kamen, a UK inventor, has just released to the public a modified electric Ford Th!nk, hacked in his DEKA labs. DEKA is his company located in Manchester Millyard. Kamen's modified electric car has a Stirling engine onboard, into the trunk. He uses the stirling engine mainly to defrost and heat the car, because the systems doing that are huge power consumers.
Might Electric Vehicles Adopt the Multi-Speed Gearbox?

Future Electric Vehicle Transmissions May Have Multi-Speed Gearboxes

For the most part, electric vehicle manufacturers have eschewed the multi-speed transmission in favor of a simpler and lighter single speed transmission. The reason for...