New Cylinder Deactivation Tech Cuts Fuel Consumption by 5%

Automotive supplier Delphi has created a cost-effective technology that boosts gasoline-engine efficiency by a whopping 5 percent.

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How Long Will Internal Combustion Engines Stick Around?

The humble internal-combustion engine has been around in one form or another for more than a 100 years, dominating vehicle propulsion for all of the 20th century. Today, it still has a commanding lead over rival systems.

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Electrical System Four Times More Powerful Coming Soon

Vehicles equipped with more powerful 48-volt electrical systems will start hitting the road in significant quantities in the near future. This shift will increase fuel efficiency considerably without breaking the bank.

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Continental Develops Fuel-Saving Electrical System

Modern vehicles feature electrical systems that operate on 12 volts. This has pretty much been the industry standard since about the mid-1950s. But engineers at Continental are working to really step things up.

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