Fuel efficiency has become an extremely important topic in today's world because of rising gas prices, the need to cut our carbon footprints, and the need to cut dependence on oil-rich nations. Check out these great articles on fuel efficiency.
How Formula E Will Work
Can the U.S. Navy turn seawater into jet fuel?
Can ethanol damage your engine?
Sweet Sorghum: The Sweetest Fuel You'll Ever Taste!
How Algaculture Works
What's the process to convert wine into fuel?
What's the Most Americans Have Ever Paid for Gas?
Why Can't You Pump Your Own Gas in New Jersey?
Why Is 9/10 Added to Gas Prices?
Is It Bad to Drive Without a Gas Cap?
Running on Empty? How Bad Is It for Your Car?
For a Carpool to Work, Don't Ride With Jerks, Says Study
Rivian Aims to Change the EV Industry One Pickup at a Time
Why You Want Your Kid's School Bus to Be Electric
This Woman's Job Is to Figure Out Why People Don't Buy Electric Cars
Love It or Hate It: Stop-start Technology Is Here to Stay
Flexible Fuel Technology: Flex Engines
How Flex-Fuel Vehicles Work
California Proposing Ban on Gas and Diesel Cars
How the Toyota Hybrid X Works
Why would someone want to steal the hybrid badge from my car?
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As they say, "Your mileage may vary." But if you're new-car shopping, you probably want a reliable fuel economy number. Where do you go? Who can you trust?
Will these hollow strands of laser-cut nickel revolutionize car manufacturing? And would you really want a car body that's just 0.01 percent solid? Maybe -- it's pretty resilient stuff.
What if we could derive energy from crops without killing them or generate power using plants and land not needed for food, all through the power of microbes? Meet the newest, greenest "power plant."
Used mainly in the U.S. as pancake syrup, sweet sorghum is exploding in popularity thanks to its other uses as a biofuel and animal feed. How can one plant do so much?
In the future, all of us will own flying cars. Oh, wait -- that's "The Jetsons." Our views of future transportation are a little more realistic, but cars will increasingly use electric power, reducing our dependence on fossil fuels. Right?
While fuel prices may be dropping at a faster rate than the stock market, drivers are still spending huge portions of their budgets on filling the tank.
Doomsday scenarios about when the globe will run out of fossil fuels have been flowing since the 1950s, when Shell geologist M. King Hubbert created a mathematical model showing what would happen to United States domestic oil production in the coming years.
By Eric Baxter