Corning VP says Gorilla Glass headed for automobiles
A Hummer That Gets 100 MPG?
Chemist's discovery of new salt jumpstarts extended-life battery research for electric vehicles
A University of Rhode Island chemistry professor's discovery of a new salt has been received with enthusiasm by companies seeking to develop an advanced lithium ion battery for use in the next generation of hybrid and electric ...
Exotic alloys for potential energy applications
The search for thermoelectrics, exotic materials that convert heat directly into electricity, has received a boost from researchers at the California Institute of Technology and the University of Tokyo, who have found the ...
AP Source: Ford to restate hybrid gas mileage (Update)
Ford will reduce gas mileage estimates for its C-Max hybrid, following a government investigation into consumer complaints that the car's actual mileage was lower, a person familiar with the matter said Thursday.
Obama to announce new car efficiency standards
US President Barack Obama will later this week unveil new fuel efficiency standards for passenger cars and light trucks for the 2017-2025 period, the White House said Wednesday.
Garmin reveals program to chart cheapest route
Navigation isn't just about getting there. It also can be about getting there green.
VW announces dual clutch automatic 10-speed transmission for its automotive vehicles
US cars and trucks hit record gas mileage in 2012
New cars and trucks sold in the U.S. last year got an average of 23.6 miles per gallon (10 liters per 100 kilometers) in combined city and highway driving, a record that came mainly through improvements to engines and transmissions, ...
Ask a scientist: Ethanol & car performance
Does ethanol extend or decrease your gas mileage?
A notch above: Automakers manipulate fuel economy
(PhysOrg.com) -- With the recent announcement that the U.S. government will propose new fuel economy standards this fall, a University of Michigan study shows that automakers fine-tune vehicle fuel economy to qualify for ...
Modified diesel engines and a discussion on fuel economy
Steve Ciatti, a mechanical engineer at Argonne National Laboratory west of Chicago, modifies diesel engines.
Fuel economy up 23 percent since 2007
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.
Кeview: Automatic keeps tabs on driving habits to cut gas use
This is going to be a conflicted review. Today we're looking at the Automatic ($100), a very interesting combination of a smartphone application and a Bluetooth dongle that reads information from your car's ...