November 29, 2011
Mercedes-Benz has created “Aero Trailer” a new aerodynamic trailer which permits to lower the wind resistance by almost 20% and lower the general gas efficiency of semitrailer tractors by 5%.
September 10, 2011
BMW has added a small steam turbine engine to a prototype 5 series in attempt to improve fuel efficiency. They have been able to increase the fuel efficiency of the vehicle by around 10 percent.
August 4, 2011
Conceptualized by designer Jiyun Seo, the concept car apparently utilizes the principles of origami. In theory, the design would have the surface of the car folded like an accordion that would bend and twist to allow maximum performance.
February 24, 2011
356 Speedster is designed as an entry level Porsche, with the traditional engine composition: just behind the rear axle in pair with rear wheel drive.
January 26, 2011
Split cycle engines—engines that split the functions of a normal four-cycle piston into two separate but adjacent and complementary pistons—have never been able to match the efficiency and overall function of traditional internal combustion engines, but a new design could change all that.