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.
Hybrid engines aren't the only way to improve fuel efficiency. Scuderi Group unveiled a cutaway of its Scuderi Split-Cycle Engine prototype at the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) 2009 World Congress in Detroit.
The software engineer, who works on the OpenSocial and Social Graph API projects, talked to CNET News.com at the Future of Web Apps conference in Miami.
What is gasoline direct injection and how is it different from traditional methods of getting fuel into your car's engine?
The 2013 Volvo S60 is an excellent alternative for BMW and Audi shoppers looking for a sporty, stylish sedan at a very reasonable price.
Chrysler days away from bankruptcy? The 100 mpg Hummer H3, the Peapod car uses the iPhone for just about everything, and we soak up the fumes trackside at Laguna Seca.
With its new appearance, 2014 Lexus GX 460 is a competent full-size luxury SUV, but its powertrain and dashboard tech could also use an update to keep up with the competition.
The 2014 Lexus LX 570 blends the off-road pedigree of the legendary Land Cruiser with on-road comfort and manners befitting its luxury Lexus badge.
The usefulness of connected features outweighs their hodgepodge organization in the 2014 BMW X5 xDrive35i, and the mediocre fuel economy might be a price worth paying for the excellent driving dynamics.
The Acura RDX becomes a simpler, more refined SUV for the 2015 model year with a new engine and AWD system, but terrible dashboard tech hurts the bottom line.