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Automotive X-Prize

Automotive X PRIZE Concludes First of Three On-Track Competition Stages at Michigan International Speedway

The Progressive Insurance Automotive X PRIZE, a $10 million competition to inspire a new generation of viable super-efficient vehicles capable of achieving 100 MPGe (miles per gallon or its energy equivalent), announced 22 teams representing 27 vehicles survived Shakedown – the first of three on-track testing stages – and will now move on to the [...]

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IC Engine Improvements

Two Meter Semi Truck "Boat Tail" Can Reduce Fuel Consumption by 7.5%

A boat tail is a tapering protrusion about two metres in length mounted on the rear of a truck. During a recent study at the ‘Platform for Aerodynamic Road Transport’ (PART) an articulated lorry was driven for a period of one year with a boat tail (of varying length) and one year without a boat [...]

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Airlines Embrace Industry CO2 Reduction Plans and Urge Fast Action

Recent progress made at the High Level Meeting on International Civil Aviation and Climate Change in Montreal Canada has meet the approval of the International Air Transport Association. The IATA who represents some 230 airlines comprising 93% of scheduled international air traffic urged governments to move quickly to implement the recommended actions and accelerate the timetable.

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The Audi A4 3.0 TDI Clean Diesel Quattro 34.49 MPG Average


Using what the company considers as the world’s cleanest diesel technology, the 3.0 TDI clean diesel already meets the Euro 6 emission standard not scheduled to enter into force until 2014. Having debuted in the Audi Q7, the innovative engine is now coming to the A4. The powerful TDI is not only extremely [...]

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The 2010 Ford Focus ECOnetic with Auto-Start-Stop Achieves 74.2 mpg average


At the 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show Ford of Europe is revealing the next step in its acclaimed low CO2 Ford ECOnetic strategy, the super-efficient new 2010 Focus ECOnetic.

Dedicated Ford ECOnetic Fiesta, Focus, Mondeo and Transit models have already established themselves as credible alternatives for customers prioritising low carbon motoring and high levels of [...]

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New Dual Clutch Transmission from Honda for Sport Bikes–a World’s First

TOKYO, Japan, September 8, 2009 – Honda Motor Co., Ltd. announced that it has developed the Dual Clutch Transmission*1, the world’s first*2 fully automatic motorcycle dual clutch transmission for large-displacement sport bikes. The new transmission provides riders sporty riding enjoyment with easy operation, while its superior transmission efficiency delivers fuel economy equal to or better [...]

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DOE Selects 5 Biofuels Projects to Receive up to $21 Million in Funding

WASHINGTON, DC— U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced today that up to $21 million will be made available for the selection of five projects that will develop supply systems to handle and deliver high tonnage biomass feedstocks for cellulosic biofuels production. The awards announced today are part of the department’s ongoing efforts to [...]

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Toyota To Add North American Capacity For Four-Cylinder Engines

Toyota will add capacity at its engine plant in Huntsville, Ala. to increase North American production of four-cylinder engines. The expansion will allow Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Alabama (TMMAL) to produce 216,000 four-cylinder engines annually. Production will begin by summer 2011.

 The plant currently builds both V8 and V6 engines. The expansion will bring its annual engine [...]

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Direct Injection

FORD EcoBoost Technology for the 2010 Flex

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Ford has added an new engine/drive-train option to their 2010 Flex that it calls ECO Boost. The company claims that the new system maximizes the effect of a twin turbo charger by using direct fuel injection, giving the vehicle a considerable improvement over a standard base V6. The EcoBoost V-6 engine produces 355 horsepower, [...]

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