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BMW: 6 Cylinders, 4 Turbos, No Waiting.

May 17th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley

BMW will offer its largest car, the 7 Series sedan, with a 4 turbo diesel engine starting in June. The car is more powerful but uses less fuel than the current car.


The Chreos EV Claims More Than 600 Miles Of Range, 10 Minute Charge Time

February 26th, 2013 | by Nicholas Brown

Silex Power, a Chinese automaker, claims that an electric car they designed called the Chreos EV, achieves several jaw-dropping feats, including a driving range of over 600 miles, a charge time of ten minutes, and can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in under 3 seconds. Everybody else can go home now; Silex Power has won the electric car


Study Says That Algae Could Replace Petroleum And Soybean Diesel

November 26th, 2012 | by Christopher DeMorro

Ethanol has lost a lot of support in the past few years for a variety of reasons. One of the biggest knocks against corn-derived ethanol is the reduced horsepower and fuel economy, causing some to be wary of an alternative fuel promises. But a new study shows that algae-based biodiesel has nearly the same horsepower and torque output as petrol and soybean diesel


2012 Kia Rio: The One-Sentence Review

August 8th, 2012 | by Christopher DeMorro

By the time you finish this sentence, you’ll have figured out that there is more than one sentence to my review of the 2012 Kia Rio hatchback. But I wanted to try and do something different, and I think I can boil down the five major aspects of every car review to just a single summary sentence. So lets get down to it, shall we


Protean Through-The-Road-Hybrid System Boosts Van Efficiency by 300%

August 2nd, 2011 | by Christopher DeMorro

There are huge differences in the way a standard automobile operates versus an electric vehicle. EV’s have a wide range of options when it comes to turning the wheels, including in-wheel electric motors. Protean Electric claims their in-wheel motor plug-in hybrid system improved the fuel efficiency of a diesel van by 300%



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