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As enthusiasts know, altitude has a massive impact on the efficiency of an internal combustion engine as the density of the air decreases.
Or maybe those signs were put there by millennials who never fell very hard for any internal combustion engine in the first place.

The A3 has had the lightest of prods from the surgeon's knife to pep it up four years into its life. Its consolidated status as one of the top ten best-selling cars in ...
The G-class SUV, a more rugged off-road vehicle, has been in production since 1979. Mercedes traces its roots back to Karl Benz and his 1886 Benz Patent Motorwagen, which is generally credited as being the first internal combustion-powered automobile.
Though Ford Chairman Bill Ford Jr. is as outspoken about weening autos from the internal combustion engine as Tesla's Elon Musk, the luxury brand at Ford's company has eschewed the high-cost, high-risk strategy pursued by Musk's electric startup ...

The internal combustion engine wouldn't be invented until centuries later, but the Romans had many types of wheeled vehicles, employed for both pleasure and business, including transporting those pricey oysters over the mountains.
Sure, in modern vehicles with gas-fed internal combustion engines, gasoline and air are still ignited by spark plugs inside cylinders, which makes pistons go up and down (or side to side in most Subarus and Porsches), thus making a crankshaft rotate.
As electric vehicles would make "dramatic" inroads into the car market, they could have noticeable effect on traditional cars that run on petroleum and the internal combustion engine. That's according to Fitch Ratings, which says that this would be ...
Germany's lower house of parliament, the Bundesrat, voted in October to ban the sale of cars with internal combustion engines by 2030.
The company isn't giving up on the internal combustion engine, but it's putting an unprecedented focus on electric mobility.
The Cooper S E ALL4 comes standard with all-wheel drive, albeit a "through-the-road" setup where the internal combustion engine powers the front wheels and electric drive system powers the rear pair. In this case, the internal combustion engine is the ...
Members of the German government have just passed a resolution to ban the sale of internal combustion engines in the European Union by 2030.
Swedish boutique supercar maker Koenigsegg's ingenious cam-free internal combustion engine has beaten off stiff competition from some of the world's biggest car companies to be crowed this year's Popular science Grand Award Winner.
It's inevitable: The age of the internal combustion engine is ending. Growing demand for cleaner, greener transport means the fossil-fuel burning powerplants that humanity has relied on and refined over the last century are on the way out.
Switching to Save Battery runs the car purely on the internal combustion engine, preserving the battery charge for later on, while Max eDrive runs the car purely on electric power at speeds up to 125 km/h (78 mph).
News of the death of the internal combustion engine (ICE) has been greatly exaggerated, to misquote Mark Twain. That's the over-riding feeling among car makers, especially after the recent news that Germany's Bundesrat (legislative body) has passed a ...
It's the biggest carmaker in Europe and the third-biggest globally... and just a few days ago, it told the world that it will no longer be producing vehicles powered by gasoline or diesel.
Electric vehicles are a favorite topic these days among automakers. Almost everybody has announced plans to build and sell EVs, while some brands already ...
The catalytic converter reduces the potency of toxic emissions from an internal combustion engine, with the precious metals acting as catalysts, removing many toxic elements from the exhaust as it works its way out of the vehicle, the insurance bureau ...
government policy has largely driven the emphasis on BEVs, with a few nations around the world committed to banning internal combustion engines from roads within the next 10 to 20 years.But trouble could be brewing as more and more automakers ...
It's inevitable: The age of the internal combustion engine is ending. Growing demand for cleaner, greener transport means the fossil-fuel burning powerplants that humanity has relied on and refined over the last century are on the way out.
Unlike the internal combustion engines pioneered by the likes of Benz and Rudolf Diesel, the next decades will be driven more by computer code than gears.
Switching to Save Battery runs the car purely on the internal combustion engine, preserving the battery charge for later on, while Max eDrive runs the car purely on electric power at speeds up to 125 km/h (78 mph).
"Tesla is going to be hell-bent on becoming the best manufacturer on earth," Tesla Motors (Nasdaq:TSLA) CEO Elon Musk said during the company's first-quarter earnings call in May.
The world is busy these days thinking about an electric-car future, but the vast majority of the vehicles on the road are powered by internal combustion engines and will be for decades. And before you start thinking that IC engines are yesterday's ...
The internal combustion engine saved our great-grandfathers from the urban manure crisis, but what can save us from the internal combustion engine? Motorists' campaign groups demand more and bigger roads, which would instantly be filled by more and ...
The Paris Motor Show was a showcase for sexy cars and exciting new concepts. But while all that was going on, Infiniti revealed a breakthrough new engine ...
News of the death of the internal combustion engine (ICE) has been greatly exaggerated, to misquote Mark Twain. That's the over-riding feeling among car makers, especially after the recent news that Germany's Bundesrat (legislative body) has passed a ...
The 2017 Chrysler Pacifica hybrid minivan has recently been launched. The hybrid mid-sized crossover comes with a 3.6-liter Pentastar V6 engine that is ...
Officials in Germany, the birthplace of the internal combustion engine, last week called on the European Union to phase those engines out in cars over the next 15 years.
Germany is the inventor of the gas engine and diesel engine but now Germany's Bundesrat wants the internal combustion engine prohibited from 2030.
"I believe the old internal combustion engine still has a few tricks up its sleeve," he said. "Some big improvements - big leaps forward - in efficiency could be ahead.
It's the biggest carmaker in Europe and the third-biggest globally... and just a few days ago, it told the world that it will no longer be producing vehicles powered by gasoline or diesel.
But, he also won major brownie points with enthusiasts when he defended the internal combustion engine. de Nysschen spoke about the 4.2-liter twin-turbo V8 engine, which can be found underneath the hood of the Escala concept vehicle, and stated, "it's ...
New legislation may be the death of the internal combustion engine in Germany, and perhaps Europe at large. A bipartisan resolution was passed by the Bundesrat, one of the two highest legislative bodies in Germany, calling for a ban on the use of ...
But he highlighted the work of Professor Robert Gordon of Northwestern University, who highlights the time lag between broad adoption of transformative technologies such as electricity, sanitation, the internal combustion engine and air transport ...
According to weekly news magazine Der Spiegel, a proposal to stop sales of new internal combustion-engine cars by 2030 has gained cross-party support in Germany's Bundesrat, the country's upper house of parliament.
This completes the trifecta, as both BMW and VW have also signaled a greater commitment to EVs, something that perhaps gave Germany's Bundesrat the OK to pass a (non-binding) resolution last week that would call for an end to internal combustion ...
With the release of the Tesla Model S P100D in August, and deliveries last month I knew it was time to RIP combustion engines on the supercar circuit.
Germany's Bundesrat has passed a motion to ban internal combustion engines on the country's roads in just 14 years.
Germany wants to put the final nail in the coffin of internal combustion engines. The government just passed a resolution that would ban all sales of internal combustion engines by 2030. That means no hybrids, just motors that don't run on gasoline ...
"The first true internal combustion engine was undoubtedly the cannon," Popular science declared in October 1904, citing the work of Christiaan Huygens in the 1680s, before plotting a history of the engine through the gas engines of the 1860s.
Renault is working harder than most to convince us that electric motors are every bit as exciting as internal combustion engines.
The major luxury automakers are working on electric cars that come close to matching their internal combustion counterparts for range.
Germany isn't content with relying on financial incentives to usher in an era of pollution-free cars. The country's Bundesrat (federal council) has passed a resolution calling for a ban on new internal combustion engine cars by 2030. From then on, you ...
Germany wants to push its citizens to buy more environmentally friendly cars. The country's federal council a.k.a the Bundesrat has passed a resolution calling for a ban on new internal combustion engine cars by 2030. Once the ban is enforced, citizens ...
Realizing the only way to meet the goals from the Paris global warming agreement is to go further than curbing internal combustion sales in just one country, Germany is now going to push for the same EV requirement by 2030 for all Europe, according to ...


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