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transonic

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Transonic: the best of both diesel and gasoline?

A California firm is working on technology that would allow gasoline engines to work at high compression ratios, enabling energy conversion ratios comparable to diesel.

By March 10, 2008

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Transonic merging diesel engines with gas

Take one 18th-century engineer and a diesel engine, and you have the 100-mile-per-gallon car.

By January 18, 2008

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Transonic's goal: A car engine that gets 100 miles per gallon

Here's a good rhyme to remember Transonic by: high compression fuel injection.

By August 30, 2007

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Boeing's futuristic X-48C makes final flight

The aerospace giant and NASA say the distinctive "blended wing body" design flew like a champ in low-speed tests and holds promise for quieter, more fuel-efficient aircraft yet to come.

By April 13, 2013

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An engine that runs on any fuel? VCs plunk money into the concept

Transonic has an injection system that can accomodate any fuel. Now they want to build an engine.

By May 22, 2007

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Another diesel engine start-up comes out of stealth

Achates Power is working on an opposed-piston engine, an idea that has withered for decades. And they have money from Sequoia.

By January 24, 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

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On this plane, the wings can bend

Experimental military jet tries to improve efficiency

By December 19, 2006

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Boeing selects Atlas 5 rockets for manned test flights

Boeing will use United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rockets for initial test flights of a proposed commercial manned capsule designed to ferry astronauts to the International Space Station in the post-shuttle era.

By August 4, 2011

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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