Category TURBINES

Focus On Fuel Savings

  By Elyse Moody  As mergers, consolidation and a stressed operational environment reshape commercial aviation, fuel efficiency has risen to the top of airline business concerns. Not only is it the industry’s single biggest expense, but economic and environmental pressures are forcing carriers to watch fuel consumption like a hawk. According to Airlines for America’s […]

Paris Auto Show: Jaguar C-X75 Concept Is a 205-M.P.H. Hybrid

  What is it? Jaguar C-X75 Concept What’s special about it? Jaguar has been busily reinventing itself under its new ownership by Tata Motors, and part of the program has been the revival of its long-moribund program to develop an attention-getting supercar. At the 2010 Paris Auto Show, the Jaguar C-X75 Concept has finally been […]

Microturbine Gensets for eREVs

  jlr-article Extended-range hybrid electric vehicles, also known as eREVs or plug-in HEVs (PHEVs), have a need for a modest-size onboard electrical generator (or genset) to recharge batteries that power the electric traction drive. The existence of this generating apparatus can easily boost electric vehicle range from 100 miles to 400 miles, removing range anxiety–a […]