US President Barack Obama on Tuesday ordered officials to start setting new fuel efficiency standards for medium and heavy trucks, wielding his executive power in the fight against climate change.
Panasonic Corporation today announced that its 12V Energy Recovery Systems that use nickel metal hydride (Ni-MH) batteries are installed in the new idle-stop vehicles just rolled out by Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. and Mitsubishi ...
(Phys.org) —Fuel economy must improve 57 percent in order for light-duty vehicles to match the current energy efficiency of commercial airline flights, says a University of Michigan researcher.
Gas mileage of new vehicles sold in the U.S. was 24.8 mpg in December, the same as the average for all of 2013—the best annual mark ever, say researchers at the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute.
The sleek three-wheeled car looks futuristic, but, as its creator acknowledges, it uses no new technology.
Gas mileage of new vehicles sold in the U.S. was 24.8 mpg in November, up 0.1 mpg from the revised October figure, say researchers at the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute.
In times where cracking down on energy consumption, cutting emissions and saving resources are central environmental concerns – enhanced lubricants, with the potential to increase operating efficiency in many systems, are ...
Gas mileage of new vehicles sold in the U.S. rose 0.2 mpg last month, say researchers at the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute.
A recent project by University of Alberta researcher Robert Hayes yielded more than just a way to reduce the use of precious metals in controlling emissions from gasoline-powered vehicles. His work also boosted the engine's ...
Scientists are more confident than ever that pumping carbon dioxide into the air by burning fossil fuels is warming the planet. The question is, by how much?