Flex-Fuel Car News

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Buick Regal Turbo Gets Flex-Fuel Engine

In brief: The 2011 Buick Regal Turbo will feature the first flex-fuel-capable direct-injected turbocharged engine in a production car. Vehicle in t... Read More

 
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World's First Algae-Powered Airplane Flies

In brief: EADS completed a test flight powered entirely by algae-based biofuel last week. The word Several companies world wide are testing ... Read More

 
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Formula One Teams Plan to Cut Emissions, Fuel Use

In brief: The Formula One Teams Association (FOTA) has joined the Federation de International Automotive (FIA) to cut carbon emissions by 15% in 3 yea... Read More

 
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Automotive X-Prize Begins Knockout Rounds, Losing Some Teams

In brief: The Progressive Automotive X-Prize Competition is heating up with a new Knockout Round that began this week as Phase II of the live competit... Read More

 
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AFT Awarded Phase I US Army Contract for UHP-IFI System for JP8 Fuel

In brief: Alternative Fuel Technologies has been awarded a Phase 1 SBIR contract from the U.S. Army to concept design and demonstrate an ultra-high pr... Read More

 
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Navy Flies F/A-18 Super Hornet on 50:50 Biofuel Blend

In brief: The United States Navy flew an F/A-18 Super Hornet multi-role fighter jet on Earth Day, April 22, on a 50:50 biofuel:jet fuel blend as part ... Read More

 
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Getrag Begins Production of New Powershift Transmission

In brief: Getrag, one of the largest suppliers for transmissions and powertrains worldwide, is now producing the Powershift transmission, which can re... Read More

 
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A-10 Thunderbolt Makes First Flight Using Renewable Jet Fuel Blend in All Engines

In brief: The United States Air Force has successfully flown an A-10C Thunderbolt II from Eglin Air Force Base in Florida using a Hydrotreated Renewab... Read More

 
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High Efficiency Hydraulic Hybrid Car Concept Revealed

In brief: The INGOCAR is a concept for a passenger car with a hydraulic hybrid drive system. The vehicle is a gasoline-hydraulic hybrid concept and c... Read More

 
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Bentley Continental Models to Go Flex-Fuel

In brief: All Bentley Continental models will be flex-fuel capable starting with those emerging from the factory in June. Vehicle in the news Ma... Read More

 

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