Air-Hybrid Engine Developer Taking it on the Run - to Stuttgart

No, they're not being chased by GM's security forces. The Massachusetts-based firm that developed the Air-Hybrid engine is looking to expand its operations in Europe, and will demonstrate its new system next week at the Engine Expo 2006 in Stuttgart, Germany. The Scuderi Group's Split-Cycle Engine uses principles of thermodynamics to increase the efficiency and environmental friendliness of the time-worn internal-combustion process. It's one of those groundbreaking leaps in automotive technology that'll either revolutionize the industry or crash and burn amid a swirl of black helicopters and the bitter sting of a mercenary special-ops wet team. (Ok, no more CNN for us.) See it in action here, here and here.

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