Posts Tagged ‘General Motors’

GM’s Fuel-Saving Engine Technology Becomes Reality

Thursday, May 21, 2009 6:13 No Comments

General Motors claims that Homogeneous Charge Compression Ignition (HCCI) provides up to 15 percent greater fuel economy than a comparable, non-HCCI engine by radically altering the combustion process. In general terms, the pressure and heat within an HCCI engine’s cylinders are used to ignite the air/fuel mixture without the aid of a traditional spark-generated flame [...]

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Two-wheeled urban vehicle runs on electric engine

Wednesday, April 8, 2009 0:07 1 Comment

Segway and General Motors are working together to develop a two-wheeled electric car with two seats to be a quick, cheap and “eco” alternative at the traditional cars from the entire world. The vehicle’s project called PUMA (Personal Urban Mobility and Accessibility), would involve also a vast communications network that would allow vehicles to to [...]

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