Adding golf ball-like dimples to surfaces of vehicles could reduce drag and improve their efficiency, suggests new research.
Researchers have found out that hybrid cars will be significantly more fuel-efficient in India and China than they are in the United States.
Scientists have developed a revolutionary new method that could double the efficiency of today`s fuel-guzzling engines used in automobiles and aircraft.
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 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.
Modern automobile engines are inefficient at harnessing energy, with almost two thirds of the energy wasted as heat.
Some diesel cars are beating the over-hyped hybrids in terms of fuel efficiency.
US Prez Barack Obama ordered his government to prepare fuel efficiency.
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.
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.
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.
Day in Pics: 29th August
August 29, 2014
Famous Ganesh Pandals in Mumbai