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Gates, Khosla invest in EcoMotors' efficient engine

The Opoc internal combustion engine design, which can improve fuel economy by up to 50 percent, attracts $23.5 million in funding from Bill Gates and Vinod Khosla.

By July 13, 2010

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Technologies that will get automakers to 54.5 mpg

CAFE standards are set to double by 2025, a fuel economy mandate which will push automakers to adopt more efficient engines, start-stop hybrids, and hybrids.

By July 29, 2011

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Novel Scuderi engine boosts Nissan fuel efficiency

Companies are tinkering with the trusty old internal combustion engine design to boost fuel economy. Scuderi Group says its split-cycle design and air hybrid improves MPG by more than 50 percent.

By May 11, 2011

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Runkle's vision: Small engines, big power

Automotive News reports on a new engine from EcoMotors.

By July 1, 2010

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Big investors backing doctor-booking site ZocDoc

The Founders Fund leads a $15 million Series B round for the ambitious start-up, which runs online doctor appointment booking in four U.S. cities and hopes to expand to more.

By July 14, 2010

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Khosla on clean tech: Let's get real

Silicon Valley investor Vinod Khosla says the clean-tech industry needs to focus on "real stuff, not fashion."

By September 16, 2008

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Companies to watch in green tech: Transportation

News.com reporters list the five companies leading the charge in greening up the automotive industry.

By April 21, 2008

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1930s aircraft an inspiration for 100 mpg cars

EcoMotors is concocting an engine with two pistons in one honking cylinder. It harks back to what plane engineers tinkered with in the 1930s.

By January 15, 2008

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All-star LED team quietly working on Blu-ray successors

Just as Blu-ray is picking up steam, two start-ups begin work on technologies that may replace one day replace it.

By February 12, 2008

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A second company promises 100 mpg engine

EcoMotors says it can hit 100 miles per gallon by 2011. At that rate, you could get across the country and only have to stop once for gas.

By January 11, 2008