Tag Archive | "fuel efficiency"

Purdue picked for international ‘EcoCAR’ competition

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University has been selected as one of 16 teams to participate in EcoCAR 2: Plugging in to the Future, an international competition to develop advanced automotive technologies. The Purdue team is a multidisciplinary effort led by Vahid Motevalli, head the Department of Mechanical Engineering Technology. The competition was established in […]

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New process for storing, generating hydrogen promising for fuel cell cars

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — A new process for storing and generating hydrogen to run fuel cells in cars has been invented by chemical engineers at Purdue University. The process, given the name hydrothermolysis, uses a powdered chemical called ammonia borane, which has one of the highest hydrogen contents of all solid materials, said Arvind Varma, […]

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Keeping car in top shape save at the pump, improves fuel efficiency

PHILADELPHIA, Penn. — After several weeks of gas prices slowly coming down from record highs, consumers are seeing the trend reverse as pump prices begin inching back over the $4.00 per gallon mark. Because high fuel costs are likely here to stay, Pep Boys is offering “Fuel Efficiency 101” tips to help motorists conserve energy […]

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