Automotive

Researchers make automated vehicles real

QUT researchers are trialling the most advanced cooperative and automated car in Australia and will present a panel discussion this weekend on the big issues around the emergence of automated cars on Queensland roads.

Engineering

Researchers add unique, efficient engine wear testing rig

Southwest Research Institute recently added an additional single cam rig (SCR) to its considerable array of tribology testing equipment. The rig, which investigates wear mechanisms in engine valvetrain components, was designed ...

Energy & Green Tech

Solar energy becomes biofuel without solar cells

Soon we will be able to replace fossil fuels with a carbon-neutral product created from solar energy, carbon dioxide and water. Researchers at Uppsala University have successfully produced microorganisms that can efficiently ...

Hi Tech & Innovation

Motor, other components, in wheels may shape future of car industry

A Tel Aviv-based startup has emerged from stealth and they are spelling out their concept for motors in wheels for engines in electric cars. Tech-watching headlines are calling it a reinvention of wheels but it is essentially ...