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June 11, 2015 — The galleys inside airliners voraciously consume power - a vital yet limited resource in a plane. Additional power units may soon come to the rescue: housed inside trolley carts in the galleys, these ... read more

June 5, 2015 — Sweepers keep our pavements, paths and roads clean. For this purpose they are equipped with a powertrain for moving the vehicle, a blower for sucking up the dirt and debris and brushes for cleaning ... read more

Fast Charging Electric Bus Does Overtime

June 2, 2015 — Researchers have developed a concept to swiftly recharge electric buses while they operate routes. System testing in Dresden has been underway since November last ... read more

Recharging Electric Vehicles in Private

May 27, 2015 — An electronic payment system developed in Singapore will protect the privacy of customers recharging their electric ... read more

May 26, 2015 — Drones, say goodbye to pilots. With the goal of achieving autonomous flight of these aerial vehicles, researchers have developed a vision and learning system to control and navigate them without ... read more

Natural Gas Versus Diesel: Examining the Climate Impacts of Natural Gas Trucks

May 20, 2015 — Some major trucking companies are turning to natural gas to fuel their fleets -- and to earn 'green' credit among customers. But celebrating lower emissions could be premature, according to ... read more

May 13, 2015 — A part of the performance degradation mechanism of the advanced, electrodeless, helicon plasma thruster with a magnetic nozzle, has been ... read more

Adventures in Car Buying: Marketing Experts Analyze Sales Talks

May 13, 2015 — There’s a lot one can learn about the human psyche at a car dealer’s. This is where the allegedly shady dealer meets the self-proclaimed tough bargainer. Researchers analyzed sales talk and help ... read more

Teens Probably Won’t Like Self-Driving Cars, but Their Parents Will

May 8, 2015 — If consumers have their way, self-driving cars will enable parents to keep tighter reins on teen motorists. A new survey reveals that people are soundly in favor of putting parental controls in ... read more

Airflow Model to Reduce Time on the Tarmac

May 6, 2015 — A mechanical engineering professor describes in a new article a new mathematical tool he developed to calculate the flow of turbulent air produced by a plane's wing tips when an airplane takes ... read more

May 5, 2015 — Imagine a battery-powered plane that has 10 engines and can take off like a helicopter and fly efficiently like an aircraft. That is a concept being developed by NASA researchers called Greased ... read more

May 5, 2015 — Scientists have built a low-cost centimeter-accurate GPS system that reduces location errors from the size of a large car to the size of a nickel -- a more than 100 times increase in accuracy. The ... read more

Apr. 27, 2015 — Riding in a helicopter or airplane can be a noisy experience for passengers. But researchers have developed a membrane that can be incorporated into aircraft to drastically reduce the low-frequency ... read more

Team Develops Faster, Higher Quality 3-D Camera

Apr. 24, 2015 — Inspired by the Microsoft Kinect and the human eye, scientists have developed an inexpensive 3-D camera that can be used in any environment to produce high-quality ... read more

Vehicle Cost, Lack of Consumer Information Hinder Purchases of Plug-in Electric Vehicles

Apr. 22, 2015 — Vehicle cost, current battery technology, and inadequate consumer knowledge are some of the barriers preventing widespread adoption of plug-in electric vehicles, says a new congressionally mandated ... read more

Apr. 21, 2015 — As a strategy to decrease road accidents caused under the influence of alcohol, a group of young students has developed an automotive safety system that detects the alcohol blood level of a potential ... read more

Apr. 17, 2015 — Researchers have taken a significant step toward the development of a battery that could outperform the lithium-ion technology used in electric cars such as the Chevy Volt. They have shown they can ... read more

Apr. 13, 2015 — How can a pleasant vehicle climate be achieved efficiently? Researchers found that the potential of energy-efficient air conditioning is all but exhausted. And this applies also to gasoline-powered ... read more

Apr. 10, 2015 — Efforts to produce lighter vehicles necessarily include engine parts, such as the cylinder casing, which could shed up to 20 percent of its weight if it were made of fiber-reinforced plastic rather ... read more

Apr. 10, 2015 — The success of electric vehicle networks depends on economical vehicles – and efficient power grids. Existing power lines were not designed for the loads generated by electric vehicles. Researchers ... read more

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