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Under the Hood: Building a Better Engine

As demand grows for faster vehicles with cleaner emissions, engineers are rethinking engines and the fuels that make them go

Slo-Mo Flow: Modeling Combustion to Pump Up Engine Efficiency

Pressure from the government to cut emissions of greenhouse gases and toxins has engine-makers taking a closer look at how new fuels combust

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Tuning Up Car Engines

There is a host of existing technologies that could radically improve the internal combustion engines that power our cars. David Biello reports

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How to Reduce Car-Made Pollution? Tune Up the Existing Technology

It won't be hydrogen fuel cells or plug-in hybrids, but rather refinements to the internal combustion engine, aerodynamics, drivetrains and tires that reduce emissions and kick up mileage

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