ELIMINATING UNEXPLAINED TRAFFIC JAMS

If integrated into adaptive cruise-control systems, a new algorithm could mitigate the type of freeway backup that seems to occur for no reason. Everybody’s experienced it: a miserable backup on the freeway, which you think must be caused by an accident or construction, but which at some point thins out for no apparent reason. Such More Info »

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AUTO POLLUTION KILLS MORE PEOPLE THAN AUTO COLLISIONS DO, RESEARCH SAYS

Automobile pollution kills more people than automobile collisions do. That’s the rather blunt way of wording the recent findings of a study on the subject done by researchers at MIT. To word it another way — a notably greater number of annual premature deaths in the US can be attributed to automobile pollution than can More Info »

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Achates Power receives Frost & Sullivan Award for New Product Innovation Award

(The following article is a March 5, 2013, press release from Achates Power, Inc) Company’s opposed-piston engine is recognized for its significant fuel efficiency and emissions-reduction benefits, as well as its tremendous potential for large-scale market adoption  SAN DIEGO – March 5, 2013 – Achates Power, Inc.—a developer of radically improved internal combustion engines that increase More Info »