fuel efficiency

Why MPG should matter for electric vehicles

We already have a common denominator for the EV age: the kilowatt-hour. A familiar, tangible energy unit that gives us an apples-to-apples way to think about cost, efficiency and pollution.

DOE small biz voucher awards include vehicles and fuel cells

The US Department of Energy has awarded $8 million in Small Business Vouchers to 43 businesses, including ten projects aimed at making hydrogen fuel cells cheaper and more efficient, and six projects

These Car Prototypes Built By Kids Can Do Close To 2,000 Miles Per Gallon

<img src='https://techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/two-wheels-on-sides.jpg'> What's more impressive than a car that can do over a thousand miles per gallon? One that was designed by school

EcoMotors Chief Don Runkle: "Electric Vehicles Are Not 'Zero Emissions'"

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/05/tc-arrington-on-brammo-screengrab.png" class="shot2"/>The chief executive officers of two very different clean tech startups, Brammo and EcoMo

Vermont Energy Co. Raises $260,000 For Sustainable Gas-And-Convenience Stores

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/10/picture-23.png" class="shot2"> The <a href="http://vermontenergycompany.com/">Vermont Energy Company</a> attracted a $260,000 seed investment

Ford Earmarks An Additional $850 Million To Build Fuel Efficient Cars

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/10/ford2.jpg" />With car sales starting to inch higher and the threat of bankruptcy only faintly visible in the rear-view mirror, <a href="http:/

New technology turns heat into electricity for cars, saves fuel

Tokyo-based Tech and machinery company Furukawa developed a thermoelectric conversion material that can supposedly boost the fuel efficiency of automobiles. Power is generated in the material through

Check out the hybrid car/motorcycle by Carver

If you like the fuel-efficiency of a motorcycle and the comfort of a car, the Carver One might be what you’re looking for. The Carver One is a hybrid car/motorcycle that is compact and fuel-effi