Concern over fuel efficiency is at an all time high, and Ford and Mazda are claiming they’ve produced vehicles with incredible mileage using direct injection. The new Ford Focus and the Mazda 2 both use direct injection to achieve incredibly low fuel consumption. The 2012 Ford Focus is reportedly capable of 40 miles per gallon. Read on! →


A few people might have noticed that some newer cars are said to be using the “Atkinson cycle,” especially on hybrids. The principle characteristic of the Atkinson cycle is completing all four “strokes” of an engine cycle with one turn of the crankshaft, which is more efficient. Atkinson cycle has nothing to do with carbs Read on! →