fuel efficiency

Soon, car will have star rating for fuel efficiency

If you think of saving electricity, you may consider higher star ratings in a refrigerator important.

Feb 03, 2016, 10:20 AM IST
Aluminium use in automobiles reduces pollution: Nalco CMD

Aluminium use in automobiles reduces pollution: Nalco CMD

 Growing application of aluminium in automobile industry has not only increased fuel efficiency but also reduced the vehicular pollution, said Nalco CMD T K Chand.

Oct 17, 2015, 19:43 PM IST
Supercapacitors could boost fuel efficiency of cars

Supercapacitors could boost fuel efficiency of cars

Mostly used in windmill blade control, solar energy systems and other niche applications, supercapacitors could soon be used widely in cars and trucks to boost fuel efficiency, says a study.

Feb 05, 2015, 15:17 PM IST

Morphable surfaces can increase fuel efficiency in cars

Adding golf ball-like dimples to surfaces of vehicles could reduce drag and improve their efficiency, suggests new research.

Jun 26, 2014, 20:30 PM IST

Hybrid vehicles more fuel efficient in India, China than in US

Researchers have found out that hybrid cars will be significantly more fuel-efficient in India and China than they are in the United States.

Apr 01, 2014, 13:52 PM IST

New method may double fuel efficiency of car engines

Scientists have developed a revolutionary new method that could double the efficiency of today`s fuel-guzzling engines used in automobiles and aircraft.

Nov 30, 2013, 15:32 PM IST

New breakthrough could help raise fuel efficiency of future vehicles

The development of devices called plasma actuators has advanced the promise of controlling flows in new ways that raise lift, reduce drag and improve aerodynamic efficiencies.

Oct 19, 2013, 11:24 AM IST

A car that goes 1,000 km with just a litre of fuel

A team of engineering students in the UAE have designed a car that could potentially travel up to 1,000 km on just one litre of fuel.

Apr 04, 2013, 09:16 AM IST

Govt to soon finalise fuel efficiency norms for cars

After hanging fire for many years, the fuel efficiency standards for cars are being finalised and a decision is likely to be taken soon by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.

Mar 05, 2012, 19:06 PM IST

Coming soon - cars that use exhaust heat to up fuel efficiency

Modern automobile engines are inefficient at harnessing energy, with almost two thirds of the energy wasted as heat.

Jun 01, 2011, 18:02 PM IST

Coming soon - cars that use exhaust heat to up fuel efficiency

Modern automobile engines are inefficient at harnessing energy, with almost two thirds of the energy wasted as heat.

Jun 01, 2011, 18:02 PM IST

Diesel cars beat hybrids in fuel efficiency

Some diesel cars are beating the over-hyped hybrids in terms of fuel efficiency.

May 06, 2011, 19:43 PM IST

Diesel cars beat hybrids in fuel efficiency

Some diesel cars are beating the over-hyped hybrids in terms of fuel efficiency.

May 06, 2011, 19:43 PM IST

Nation that leads in clean energy would lead global economy: Barack Obama

US Prez Barack Obama ordered his government to prepare fuel efficiency.

May 22, 2010, 00:21 AM IST

AI to save Rs 900 cr through fuel efficiency programme

National air-carrier Air India on Saturday said it targets to save around Rs 800-900 crore annually after the implementation of the fuel efficiency programme that started in 2008.

Jan 02, 2010, 16:12 PM IST

`Fuel-efficiency standards for automobile sector by 2011`

The Government is in the final
stage of notifying the fuel efficiency standards for
automobile sector in the country which will be enforced from
2011, Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh said today.

Nov 23, 2009, 12:53 PM IST

Toyota turns to fuel efficiency to beat Maruti, Hyundai

The world`s biggest carmaker by
sales, Toyota Motor Corp, is developing a 10 per cent more
fuel-efficient small car for launch in India by early 2011 to
beat market leaders Maruti Suzuki and Hyundai.

Oct 21, 2009, 15:39 PM IST