As in, consider the energy density of a gallon of gasoline and then apply this value to an everyday, mundane task like charging your phone. Apparently the amount of energy in one gallon of gasoline can charge an iPhone once a day for 20 years! Read more

Designers are revisiting an old engine concept that could impact the internal combustion engine as we know it. This design is the “opposed-piston, opposed-cylinder” engine or “OPOC”. EcoMotors International is working on a two-stoke, turbo-diesel OPOC configuration that is making waves in the heavy-duty engine industry. Read more

There’s no question that motor racing on any level is a very expensive endeavor.  When you reach the upper echelons like superbike racer Marcel Irnie, putting together a budget for a full racing season is a daunting task. For 2012, Marcel is planning to race the Pro class  of the Canadian Superbike Championship,  as well as a few rounds of the US AMA Pro Superbike series. Racing at this level will require a lot of sacrifice and most importantly sponsorship. Read more