London, Aug. 30: Automobile engineers have shown that soap bubbles, filled with helium, could improve the fuel efficiency and take the drag out of future cars.

Using 12 cameras, a team in Britain has tracked the three millimetre bubbles which swirl around cars in a wind tunnel and found that the helium in the bubbles gives them neutral buoyancy, the New Scientist reported.

This report presents a side-by-side comparison of fuels and vehicles with the recognition that future technological advances or additional research into unresolved issues, such as the land-use impact of biofuel production, could alter findings and make certain options more or less attractive.

US funding for hydrogen-fuelled transportation research got a boost on 17 July as the House of Representatives voted to restore $85 million to the research budget. The administration of President Barack Obama had proposed cutting the funds altogether.

TOYOTA rolled out its first hybrid-only Lexus luxury model on Tuesday, as the world

Rajiv BajajThe second-largest motorcycle manufacturer in the country, Bajaj Auto, today unveiled the second generation or version 2.0 of the DTS

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy is implementing research and development projects on development of advanced batteries, super capacitors and components of electric vehicles (EVs). EVs are environmentally benign and reduce the consumption of oil. The Ministry is supporting projects at different

The Supreme Court today allowed Chennai-headquartered TVS Motor Co to manufacture

Some of the most important technical innovations in the transportation field have nothing to do with vehicle technology or alternative fuels. Rather, they involve the way bus services
are operated and infrastructure is used to optimize their speed, comfort, and capacity. The U.S. Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has helped to popularize a term for such measures: Bus Rapid Transit, or BRT.

CHENNAI: A Division Bench of the Madras High Court has given TVS Motor Company the go-ahead for manufacturing and marketing the 125-cc Flame, according to a release from the company.

T E Narsimhan & Swaraj Baggonkar / Chennai/mumbai May 19, 2009, 0:45 IST

The Madras High Court today set aside its earlier order restraining country