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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Diesel cars beat hybrids in fuel efficiency

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

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

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

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.

`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.

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.