New combustion strategy accelerates hydrogen-engine development
(PhysOrg.com) -- Car manufacturers aspire to create hydrogen-powered vehicles that could one day allow energy-efficient, cost-effective travel that emits no greenhouse gases or other pollutants. To further ...
Electric-car Nemesis at top speeds is record-breaker
Tesla, other electric vehicles poised to enter the mainstream
After decades of sputtering starts and stalled hopes, the electric vehicle is poised to enter the mainstream.
Gasoline-diesel 'cocktail': A potent recipe for cleaner, more efficient engines
(PhysOrg.com) -- Diesel and gasoline fuel sources both bring unique assets and liabilities to powering internal combustion engines. But what if an engine could be programmed to harvest the best properties ...
VoltAir shows off electricity powered plane concept at Paris Air Show that is slated for 2035
Researchers develop new kind of internal combustion microengine
Hydrogen-generating technology might power boats, store energy from wind, solar sources
Researchers have developed a method that uses aluminum and a liquid alloy to extract hydrogen from seawater to run engines in boats and ships, representing a potential replacement for gasoline and diesel fuel ...
High-octane bacteria could ease pain at the pump: Engineered E. coli mass-produce key precursor to potent biofuel
New lines of engineered bacteria can tailor-make key precursors of high-octane biofuels that could one day replace gasoline, scientists at the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard ...
Surveillance vehicles take flight using alternative energy (w/Video)
Nearly undetectable from the ground, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) are widely used by the military to scan terrain for possible threats and intelligence. Now, fuel cell powered UAVs are taking flight as ...
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 ...
Automakers bet on alternative-fuel cars for future
Judging by the slew of electric and hybrid vehicles being rolled out at the Frankfurt Auto Show, it might seem carmakers are tapping a large and eager market.
Blade supercar has bi-fuel engine, signifies 3D-print platform
Tesla to launch electric sedan in US on June 22
Tesla Motors said Tuesday it would begin deliveries of "the world's first premium electric sedan" on June 22, slightly ahead of schedule.
Hot-fire tests show 3D printed rocket parts rival traditionally manufactured parts
What can survive blazing temperatures of almost 6,000 degrees Fahrenheit without melting? What did not break apart at extreme pressures? What is made by a new process that forms a complex part in just one ...