Researchers develop new kind of internal combustion microengine
Formula 1 racing focus turns to energy management
Reducing your carbon bootprint - electric vehicles for countryfolk
Electric vehicles in towns and cities are not the answer to pollution problems and climate change, but they might help country folk reduce their carbon bootprints. Researchers in the UK are questioning the received wisdom ...
Thermoelectric material is world's best at converting heat waste to electricity
Northwestern University scientists have developed a thermoelectric material that is the best in the world at converting waste heat to electricity. This is very good news once you realize nearly two-thirds of energy input ...
What is behind Einstein's turbulences? Calculations give initial insight into relativistic properties of this process
(Phys.org) —The American Nobel Prize Laureate for Physics Richard Feynman once described turbulence as "the most important unsolved problem of classical physics", because a description of the phenomenon ...
Delphi gasoline-injection engine technique rivals hybrid's edge
Split-cycle engine now more efficient than traditional combustion engine (w/ Video)
Fuel-injection System That Delivers 64 Miles Per Gallon
Puffin: the one-person electric aircraft (w/ Video)
Researchers develop small but powerful piezohydraulic actuator
Researchers at Siemens have developed a small but powerful piezohydraulic actuator. Although it is only about nine centimeters long, it can apply a force of more than 150 newtons - equivalent to a weight ...
Engineering new vehicle powertrains
Car engines – whether driven by gasoline, diesel, or electricity – waste an abundance of energy. Researchers are working on ways to stem this wastefulness. Ultramodern test facilities are helping them ...
Researchers discover cool-burning flames in space, could lead to better engines on earth (w/ Video)
A team of international researchers has discovered a new type of cool burning flames that could lead to cleaner, more efficient engines for cars. The discovery was made during a series of experiments on the ...
Electric-car Nemesis at top speeds is record-breaker
Japanese car giants team up on green engines
Japan's eight carmakers have joined forces to develop environmentally friendly engines to stave off fierce competition from foreign rivals, a press report said Sunday.