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Morphable surfaces can increase fuel efficiency in cars

Last Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014, 20:30

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

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 01, 2014, 13:52

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

Last Updated: Saturday, November 30, 2013, 15:32

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

Last Updated: Saturday, October 19, 2013, 11:24

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

Last Updated: Thursday, April 04, 2013, 09:16

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.

Fuel efficiency, quality issues dog Indian car buyers

Last Updated: Saturday, December 01, 2012, 18:50

The study states the incidence of initial quality problems reported by new vehicle owners in India is slightly higher in 2012 than in 2011.

US issues fuel efficiency standards for cars, trucks

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 29, 2012, 12:39

Under the new standards, fuel efficiency will increase to 23.17 km per litre. The new standards apply to cars and light- duty trucks for Model Years 2017 to 2025, the White House said in a statement.

Govt to soon finalise fuel efficiency norms for cars

Last Updated: Monday, March 05, 2012, 19:06

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.

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

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 01, 2011, 18:02

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

Diesel cars more fuel-efficient than hybrids

Last Updated: Saturday, May 07, 2011, 16:03

Hybrid cars achieve fewer miles to the gallon than diesel cars.

Diesel cars beat hybrids in fuel efficiency

Last Updated: Friday, May 06, 2011, 19:43

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

Last Updated: Saturday, May 22, 2010, 00:21

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