Jenson Button returns to Formula 1 racing this weekend at Monaco as Fernando Alonso races at the Indy 500.
Browsing the "KERS" Tag
In-race refueling was banned for the 2010 Formula 1 season, but is it time refueling makes a comeback for the good of the show?
F1 is going through an embarrassment of riches with three legendary engine builders bidding for the alternative engine deal.
Formula 1 hybrid drivetrains have created complicated, technologically advanced racers, but at a cost – literally! Ilmor and AER may be a solution.
Formula 1 has been utterly dominated by Mercedes engine teams for two years- can the sport sustain itself like this?
Via EV Obsession: The world’s first commercial Kinetic Energy Recovery System (KERS) for road freight trucks/vehicles was recently unveiled by Skeleton Technologies and Adgero SARL. The new system can reportedly reduce fuel consumption and carbon emissions by 15–25% — depending upon traffic circumstances and terrain. The new Adgero Hybrid System is composed of a bank […]
Senior sources say the next BMW M3 will be a plug-in hybrid with all wheel drive, less weight and 73 more lb-ft of torque. It will not appear until 2020.
For the 2015 racing season, team Porsche made substantial changes to the 919 Hybrid in a bid to keep the seemingly-unbeatable Audi R18 e-tron at bay. This includes upping the KERS hybrid system to 8 megajoules, double the hybrid power of the reigning Audi race cars. That extra power was put on display at the […]
Williams Formula 1 flywheel hybrid technology is coming to the mainstream, and it’s brining an 20% increase in fuel economy and performance along with it!
There’s just one, for now, but if you have $4.2 mil burning a hole in your pocket, you can buy the world’s most expensive Ferrari F12 TRS hybrid speedster.
Formula One cars no longer use engines, they use “Power Units” that include a KERS hybrid system, and Mercedes wants the whole world to know it.
The new 2015 Ferrari could get a Formula 1-derived, turbocharged V6 mated to an advanced hybrid electric energy recovery system for serious green speed.
For 2014, the new F1 hybrid drive trains are more powerful, more reliable, and 30% more fuel-efficient than the V8s they replaced. Too bad the sound sucks.
Kinetic Energy Recovery Systems, or KERS, have been used in Formula One since 2009, and Volvo hopes to bring these hybrid systems to production cars by 2020.
The 2014 season of Formula 1 is almost upon us, and the world’s fastest hybrids get turbo power this year, with more emphasis on both MPG and MPH! The first race is next week, let’s see where everyone stands!
The 2014 Mazda 6 GT: a drop-dead gorgeous machine whose primary purpose is, I think, to sell more base-model Mazda 6 Sport sedans with manual transmissions.