Published: Thu, 20 Oct 2016 11:11:04 +0000
2016-10-20T11:11:04ZBurning straight gasoline or highly diluted diesel fuel will almost certainly result in catastrophic damage to the mighty diesel engine.
2016-10-20T11:11:04ZLearn how hybrids and all-electric vehicles create their own power for battery recharging through a process known as regenerative braking.
2016-10-20T11:11:04ZLearn how inverters and converters work to condition electricity for power and recharging in hybrids and EVs.
2016-10-20T11:11:04ZLearn more about the batteries in hybrid vehicles.
2016-10-20T11:11:04ZElectric cars hybrids rely upon electric motors for propulsion and assistance--learn more about how these electric motors and generators work.
2016-10-20T11:11:04ZUse of CNG as an alternative vehicle fuel is growing in significance with many city-owned fleets converting to the fuel. Here are five quick facts to know.
2016-10-20T11:11:04ZWant to drive Earth-friendly? Better learn the Green Scores of these 2016 new cars.
2016-10-20T11:11:04ZThe definition of regenerative braking.
2016-10-20T11:11:04ZIt is expensive to replace hybrid batteries but they have proven themselves to be extremely reliable.
2016-10-20T11:11:04ZHave you heard of cylinder deactivation but don’t know what it is? Maybe you’ve heard it called Active Fuel Management or Displacement on Demand. Well, find out just what cylinder deactivation is, why it’s a good idea and how it works.
2016-10-20T11:11:04ZWhat is a PZEV — Partial Zero Emissions Vehicle?
2016-10-20T11:11:04ZWhat does carbon neutral mean? Hybrid & Electric Cars.
2016-10-20T11:11:04ZThe rubber hits the road in Scott's driving testorama in which his four tests provide a real life head-to-head comparison of the 1.8-liter 4-cylinder Honda Civic vs. the 1.3-liter Honda Civic Hybrid.
2016-10-20T11:11:04ZCetane is a colorless, liquid hydrocarbon (a molecule from the alkane series) that ignites easily under compression.
2016-10-20T11:11:04ZWith diesel engine common rail direct injection, each fuel injector is mounted directly above the piston within the cylinder head.
2016-10-20T11:11:04ZWondering if your vehicle is E85 compatible? Start here to find the model and year to confirm if you have a flex-fuel vehicle that can utilize E85.
2016-10-20T11:11:04ZGasoline Gallon Equivalents are based on British Thermal Units (BTUs), this gasoline gallon equivalents chart compares the energy content of various fuels to that of a gallon of regular gasoline.
2016-10-20T11:11:04ZPropane and LPG conversion kits can convert your gasoline vehicle into a bi-fuel or alt fuel vehicles. Here are some companies that offer conversions.
2016-10-20T11:11:04ZIt's diesel compression ignition technology for gasoline engines. Learn how and why this old yet new fuel-saving technology is on the come back, along with its advantages and disadvantages.
2016-10-20T11:11:04ZConverting a conventional gasoline car to compressed natural gas with a CNG conversion kit may be complex, but not necessarily difficult. Here are companies that offer kits and/or installation.
2016-10-20T11:11:04ZUndertand the basics on electric cars.
2016-10-20T11:11:04ZKeep your hybrid running its best by following these guidelines for regular maintenance.
2016-10-20T11:11:04ZLearn about the BlueTEC diesel exhaust treatment system developed by Mercedes-Benz.
2016-10-20T11:11:04ZRent a ride on Nissan’s New Mobility Concept in San Francisco. It’s a cheap, safe and green way to commute, run errands or explore the city.
2016-10-20T11:11:04ZFind out how much of a federal tax credit you're due if you buy a hybrid in the United States.
2016-10-20T11:11:04ZHere are five things you should know about PZEVs.
2016-10-20T11:11:04ZWhat is a Lean-Burn Engine? Hybrid & Electric Cars.
2016-10-20T11:11:04ZThe definition of bioethanol. Hybrid & Electric Cars.
2016-10-20T11:11:04ZNissan’s Leaf is the world’s top selling electric car but U.S sales have taken a pause of late. The new 110-mile range battery could reinvigorate sales.
2016-10-20T11:11:04ZAn explanation of fuel injector pulse width.
2016-10-20T11:11:04ZThe definition of atomization. Hybrid & Electric Cars.
2016-10-20T11:11:04ZLearn about the inner workings of a hybrid vehicle, and how they seamlessly integrate an internal combustion engine, an electric motor and a battery.
2016-10-20T11:11:04ZThe definition of detonation in a vehicle engine.
2016-10-20T11:11:04ZWe've all seen the ads that purport converting your car to run on water. Here's what to beware of.
2016-10-20T11:11:04ZHypermiling for superior fuel economy: Learn the tricks and techniques employed in hypermiling to maximize your vehicle's fuel mileage.
2016-10-20T11:11:04ZHere's our constantly-growing reference listing of companies that offer electric vehicle (EV) conversions and all-electric car components.
2016-10-20T11:11:04ZAn explanation of compression ignition.
2016-10-20T11:11:04ZEver wonder how to make your own biodiesel? We'll walk you through it with step-by-step instructions and photos.
2016-10-20T11:11:04ZFind out why fuel economy drops in a flex-fuel vehicle (FFV) when running E85.
2016-10-20T11:11:04ZGripz melds the features of a sports car and a crossover. Green credentials are earned with a Chevy Volt-like hybrid system.
2016-10-20T11:11:04ZCheck out the definition of an SULEV, a Super Ultra Low Emissions Vehicle.
2016-10-20T11:11:04ZAdBlue is a brand name for for Diesel Emissions Fluid. Learn how this urea solution is used to scrub oxides of nitrogen from diesel exhaust.
2016-10-20T11:11:04ZThere are several ways for extracting oil from algae to produce biodiesel.
2016-10-20T11:11:04ZDon’t worry, the car won’t disappear in the future, it will just be powered by different energies, and in some cases, take on new shapes.
2016-10-20T11:11:04ZToyota Says It’s Not Possible For The i-Road To Flip Over
2016-10-20T11:11:04ZThe definition of ULEV, an Ultra Low Emissions Vehicle.
2016-10-20T11:11:04ZThe definition of and an explanation of how an instant fuel consumption display works.
2016-10-20T11:11:04ZThe definition of spark ignition.
2016-10-20T11:11:04ZWhat to expect when the 2016 Chevrolet Volt arrives.
2016-10-20T11:11:04ZFind out why winter's dropping temperatures affect hybrid fuel economy--and how to fight back.
2016-10-20T11:11:04ZYou've got questions about hybrids, we've got answers. Here are some of the most frequently asked questions about hybrid vehicles--and their answers.
2016-10-20T11:11:04ZThe Lexus new Multi Stage Hybrid System has two transmissions, a standard CVT plus a four-speed automatic.
2016-10-20T11:11:04ZThe definition of a full hybrid.
2016-10-20T11:11:04ZHypermiling using Pulse and Glide (P&G) for superior fuel ecomomy.
2016-10-20T11:11:04ZThis shows great promise as a motor fuel due to its favorable energy density, and it returns better fuel economy compared to ethanol.
2016-10-20T11:11:04ZA gasoline-electric hybrid motorcycle: Did Honda’s motorcycle and car engineers have lunch together one day?
2016-10-20T11:11:04ZResearchers worldwide are working to address the problems associated with lithium-ion batteries used in today's electric and hybrid vehicles.
2016-10-20T11:11:04ZNissan opens a new era for no-emission vehicles with the introduction of the Nissan LEAF to mainstream markets.
2016-10-20T11:11:04ZApple has internally designated the electric car a “committed project.” Go-ahead came after more than a year of investigating the feasibility.
2016-10-20T11:11:04ZFind out what a two-mode hybrid is, how two-mode hybrids work, and what makes them different from full hybrids.
2016-10-20T11:11:04ZLearn about Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR), a method of converting harmful diesel oxides of nitrogen (NOx) emissions, by catalytic reaction, into benign nitrogen gas and water.
2016-10-20T11:11:04ZYou may know how hybrid vehicles works, but did you know these five fun facts about these alternative fuel vehicles?
2016-10-20T11:11:04ZHybrid & Electric Cars. Page 2.
2016-10-20T11:11:04ZA reader wonders if he should install a Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) delete kit on his 2008 Ford F-250 truck.
2016-10-20T11:11:04ZA selection of books focused on solar energy.
2016-10-20T11:11:04ZThe definition of a throttle body.
2016-10-20T11:11:04ZThe basic facts about ethanol, an alternative fuel derived from corn, grains or agricultural waste or it is chemically extracted from ethylene.
2016-10-20T11:11:04ZA regular reader writes in asking if gasoline can be mixed with oil to run in a diesel engine. Scott answers, and sheds light on the many fuels that can run in a diesel.
2016-10-20T11:11:04ZThe 2016 Detroit Auto Show sizzled with 40 new models introduced including some surprising green cars.
2016-10-20T11:11:04ZCheck out these three things to keep your diesel running smoothly all winter long and eliminate those cold weather starting problems.
2016-10-20T11:11:04ZThe definition of a Diesel Particulate Filter.
2016-10-20T11:11:04ZLearn the basics about what a flex-fuel vehicle (FFV) is and how it works.
2016-10-20T11:11:04ZMore than three years after the first Tesla Model S was delivered, it still has the longest driving range of any plug-in electric production car sold anywhere in the world.
2016-10-20T11:11:04ZTax credits, rebates and incentives available for hybrid vehicles.
2016-10-20T11:11:04ZDrop-in fuels take many forms, but their commonality is the ability to be used without major changes in infrastructure.
2016-10-20T11:11:04ZThe definition of PSI. Hybrid Cars.
2016-10-20T11:11:04ZTop three reasons to choose an electric vehicle for your next car purchase.
2016-10-20T11:11:04ZLearn the tricks of the trade for collecting good quality used vegetable oil for making homemade biodiesel or for use in a converted diesel engine.
2016-10-20T11:11:04Z2016 CT6 takes on Euro plug-in hybrid luxury cars
2016-10-20T11:11:04ZNew line up of 2013 hybrid cars,trucks and SUVs.
2016-10-20T11:11:04ZLearn how the law of energy applies to hybrid and all-electric cars.
2016-10-20T11:11:04ZTake a gander through these pictures and test drives for a first-hand look at the available and up-and-coming hybrids.
2016-10-20T11:11:04ZThe basic facts about biodiesel, an alternative fuel made from vegetable oil.
2016-10-20T11:11:04ZLearn more about a flywheel hybrid, a hybrid car with a flywheel storage device.
2016-10-20T11:11:04ZThe definition of fuel injectors.
2016-10-20T11:11:04ZFrequently Asked Questions about running a car on WVO
2016-10-20T11:11:04ZLearn why the cost of maintaining a hybrid car is quite similar to the expenses of maintaining a conventional car.
2016-10-20T11:11:04ZEver wonder where you can find a biofuel filling station near you? Click into these up-to-date databases to find the closest filling stations to you.
2016-10-20T11:11:04ZPart 1 of a series on running a car on WVO
2016-10-20T11:11:04ZThese companies and organizations are top resources for advancement of algae biofuels.
2016-10-20T11:11:04ZHere are five facts to know about this popular fleet vehicle fuel.
2016-10-20T11:11:04ZUnderstanding the difference between conventional and plugged-in hybrids is not nearly as complicated as it might seem at first glance.
2016-10-20T11:11:04ZTitration is one method used to determine the appropriate amount of lye (base) needed for a particular batch of waste vegetable oil when making homemade biodiesel.
2016-10-20T11:11:04ZAre hybrids just more marketing hype--or are they the real deal to saving fuel and emissions?
2016-10-20T11:11:04ZWhat is Hydrogen? Hybrid & Electric Cars.
2016-10-20T11:11:04ZThe 2016 Toyota Camry Hybrid SE is no sports sedan but it’s a rather engaging car to drive.
2016-10-20T11:11:04ZLearn these surprising facts about solar energy.
2016-10-20T11:11:04ZHere are three more reasons in our series of top reasons you should consider an electric vehicle when making your next new vehicle purchase.
2016-10-20T11:11:04ZUltimate Driving Machine to have 22-mile all electric driving range
2016-10-20T11:11:04ZWhy should you change your ways and go from using traditional fuels to the alternatives? Here are the top 10 reasons to go for it.