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  • Bentley Continental GT3 Pikes Peak

    The Bentley Continental set to run at Pikes Peak in June is a modified GT3 race car that will use renewable fuel.

  • 2021 Porsche 911 GT3 Cup race car
    Porsche testing synthetic fuel in race conditions

    Porsche is testing synthetic fuel in its Mobil 1 Supercup racing series with hopes of rolling it out to classic cars in the future.

  • 2022 Porsche 911 GT3
    Porsche claims synthetically fueled cars can be as clean as EVs

    A Porsche executive said synthetic fuels can reduce carbon emissions by 85%, creating lower "well to wheels" emissions than an electric car.

  • Ammonia could be used as fuel. Image: Wikipedia user Ben Mills
    Ammonia: The Latest "Fuel Technology Of The Future"?

    Ammonia: Useful in fertilizers, cleaning products and fairly unpleasant in direct human contact. Used as a fuel for vehicles? Certainly not impossible, according to an article in New Scientist. John Fleming and Tim Maxwell at Texas Tech University are developing a system to produce ammonia that can...

  • 2010 ALMS Monterey, photos by Joe Nuxoll, High Gear Media
    Electric, Natural Gas Race Cars To Join ALMS?

    Compressed natural gas and electric race cars could have a very real future in American Le Mans Series racing, and sooner than you might think.

  • Formula H sketch
    Australian-built hydrogen race car targets world speed record

    The Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT), an Australian university, has unveiled Australia's first hydrogen powered race car, dubbed 'Formula H' and developed in conjunction with the Fachhochschule Ingolstadt University of Applied Sciences. With speeds of around 106mph (170km/h) expected...

  • 2009 Ferrari California

    The Germans are embracing diesels wholeheartedly, and many of the Fiat Group's companies have a standing relationship with the oily fuel, but Ferrari CEO Amedeo Felisa has ruled out any move toward the technology, at least within the next five years, and probably beyond that. "Diesel is not a direction in which we want to go," said Felisa last week, reports the Telegraph. "It is not in our five-year strategic plan and I don't think diesel is an answer to the problem." Efficiency concerns that worry larger-volume carmakers such as Porsche, Mercedes and Audi havent' had as important a place at...

  • Germans convert Ford Mustang GT to LPG
    LPG-powered Mustang GT cranks out 300hp

    The Ford Mustang is many things to many people, but rarely is it considered an efficient or 'green' vehicle. A German LPG advocacy group and tuning shop Rollin on Chrome have come together to change that perception, however, producing a 300hp (228kW) LPG-fueled custom Mustang GT, which joins the...

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