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Formula One KERS systems to boost mainstream cars?

British company Zytek is the driving force behind the KERS power-boost system used in McLaren-Mercedes' Formula 1 cars. But is it working on KERS for road-going cars?

By Aug. 10, 2009

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Geneva Motor Show 2014: Porsche 919 Hybrid

For too long, Audi has dominated Le Mans. Peugeot gave up trying to beat the German giants, Toyota has tried and thus far failed. Porsche's been away from Le Mans for a while, but if there's any company that knows how to kick ass at la Sarthe, it's Porsche.

By Mar. 5, 2014

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Volvo tests flywheel tech to increase fuel economy

Volvo is testing out a new kinetic energy recovery system that has the potential to give cars 20 percent better fuel economy.

By Jun. 2, 2011

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Formula One to race eco-friendly hybrid engines in 2013

Formula One cars will be powered by smaller, more fuel-efficient hybrid engines from 2013, as part of the sport's ongoing effort to be seen as less of an ecological catastrophe.

By Dec. 6, 2010

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Audi to field first diesel hybrid at Le Mans

At the next 24 Hours of Le Mans endurance race, running June 16-17, Audi will field two hybrid cars among its four entrants.

By May. 4, 2012

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Formula One cars to use hybrid-style electric-only mode in the pits

F1 cars will use electric power alone when driving through the pits from 2013, according to Williams team boss Adam Parr. Much like your dad's Prius.

By Apr. 29, 2011

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Formula One to race eco-friendly hybrid engines

The engines that power existing cars will be replaced by much smaller engines with systems designed to reduce fuel consumption by as much as 50 percent.

By Dec. 6, 2010

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Ferrari boss vows Prancing Horse will never build an electric car

Luca di Montezemolo promises Ferrari will never build an electric car, because he simply doesn't believe they're the future.

By Aug. 17, 2011

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F1 artificial rain idea not so stupid after incredible Canadian GP in deluge

After a scintillating, rain-soaked Canadian Grand Prix, Bernie Ecclestone's suggestion of introducing random sprinkler systems in Formula One might not be such a bad idea.

By Jun. 13, 2011

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British consortium building Morgan electric sports car

Morgan, Zytek, and other British companies are combining forces to electrify a Morgan Aero. The consortium will build two Morgan EV concepts in 2012.

By Aug. 17, 2011