Saving fuel on the buses
Bus and truck companies could cut their fuel bills by more than 7% simply by training their drivers on more efficient driving techniques and offering a financial reward to those who improve fuel economy. A study published ...
Gas mileage of new vehicles at all-time high
(PhysOrg.com) -- Fuel economy of all new vehicles sold in the United States last month was at its highest mark ever, say researchers at the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute.
Fuel economy of new vehicles continues to rise: report
(PhysOrg.com) -- The average fuel economy of current model year vehicles is 14 percent higher than just four years ago, say researchers at the University of Michigan.
Detroit unsure over the future of green cars
The US auto industry remains unsold over the future of "green cars" such as electrics and hybrids, as carmakers struggle with the first steps in a market most agree shows promise over the long term.
Fuel economy of new vehicles slipped in December
(PhysOrg.com) -- After two months of increases, the average fuel economy of all new vehicles sold in the United States fell by a half mile per gallon last month, say researchers at the University of Michigan ...
'Green routing' can cut car emissions without significantly slowing travel time
The path of least emissions may not always be the fastest way to drive somewhere. But according to new research from the University at Buffalo, it's possible for drivers to cut their tailpipe emissions without significantly ...
Building a sustainable hydrogen economy
The concept of the hydrogen economy (HE), in which hydrogen would replace the carbon-based fossil fuels of the twentieth century was first mooted in the 1970s. Today, HE is seen as a potential solution to the dual global ...
CAFE standards create profit incentive for larger vehicles
(PhysOrg.com) -- The current Corporate Average Fuel Economy standards create a financial incentive for auto companies to make bigger vehicles that are allowed to meet lower targets, according to a new University of Michigan ...
Fuel economy of new vehicles continues to rise
(PhysOrg.com) -- Average fuel economy of all new vehicles sold in the United States is up for the second straight month, say researchers at the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute.
Fuel economy of new vehicles is up for the first time since last spring
(PhysOrg.com) -- For the first time in seven months, average fuel economy of all new vehicles sold in the United States is on the rise, say researchers at the University of Michigan Transportation Research ...
Toyota to unveil new hybrid model at motor show
Toyota Motor said Tuesday it would unveil a new compact hybrid car at the upcoming Tokyo Motor Show, boasting improved fuel efficiency amid intensifying competition to build more eco-friendly vehicles.
Sun sets on oil wells
Nobel Prize winner George Olah and Surya Prakash of USC Dornsife have found new traction in their methanol economy concept with their latest publication, the Open Fuel Standard Act of 2011 and the new discoveries ...
Indian IT chief launches salvo at gov't: report
One of India's most respected businessmen slammed the government in remarks printed Tuesday, saying officials have failed to provide leadership as confidence in the country's economy wavers.