Biofuel company gets $30 million from private equity giant Black Rock and others to make designer microbe-driven diesel fuel.
Chinese auto parts supplier Wanxiang plans to offer repurposed Fisker Karma's with V-8 engines capable of bringing the car to 200 mph.
Making industrial chemicals from plants is easier to crack into than the cut-rate world of transportation fuels for young green-tech companies seeking a commercial foothold.
Start-up Joule Unlimited is on the forefront of using genetic engineering to replace petrofuels, trying to learn from shortcomings of other biofuel technologies.
Fornasari shows off the Thor UDV at the 2011 Geneva auto show.
Biotech start-up receives a patent for a process where genetically engineered cyanobacteria make hydrocarbons directly during growth.
Hennessey Performance unveiled the company's first production-ready Venom GT supercar. Chassis Number 01 Venom GT is headed to the UAE where it is to be delivered to its new owner by Hennessey's Middle East distributor.
Web video of the Venom GT. Based upon the Lotus Elise, the Venom GT combines a high-tech, lightweight British chassis with a powerful American V8.
Biofuel company LS9, along with government-funded researchers, have developed a way to convert non-food plants into biodiesel in a single step, promising lower costs.
Two-year-old Joule Biotechnologies introduces its synthetic biology technology that uses engineered microorganisms to make ethanol from sunlight and carbon dioxide.