It's not even in showrooms yet and GM is already looking for ways to improve the Volt. The extended range plug-in vehicle will make its market debut equipped with GM's fuel-sipping 1.4-liter engine that has been optimized to work with the Volt's battery and electric motor.
GM announced its development of a new, more efficient internal combustion engine that will eventually be used to power its line up of hybrid and extended-range plug-in vehicles.
Automotive News reports on new technologies for gasoline engines that help them run more efficiently.
Lotus' Omnivore engine produces 10 percent better fuel economy than current production engines.
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Automotive New reports on Nissan's hybrid plans.
Here's a good rhyme to remember Transonic by: high compression fuel injection.
Achates Power is working on an opposed-piston engine, an idea that has withered for decades. And they have money from Sequoia.