March 4, 2011, RoadScholar.com
Achates Power, founded in 2004, proposed the creation of a new engine that would save on two important matters, both which are intermingled: fuel and cost.
March 4, 2011, GreenTech Media
Achates Power… claims that its proposed two-stroke opposed piston diesel engine -- an idea put into practice by the Junkers aircraft company -- will cost 10 percent to 15 percent less than a conventional engine to manufacture and will increase fuel efficiency by 10 percent to 15 percent, according to CEO David Johnson.
February 15, 2011, Auto Monitor
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March 31, 2010, CBS News
Not everything is new in greentech. A number of companies are based around technologies and concepts coined years and even centuries ago.
March 9, 2010, Clean Energy Sector
Achates Power... Testing a 4.2 liter, 4-cylinder engine "that rivals conventional engines nearly twice its size." Plans to license tech to big manufacturers and automakers
January 9, 2010, Green Car Congress
Achates Power, a company developing a new family of opposed-piston engines, has completed a $19.2M Series B round with the addition of a new investor, Triangle Peak Partners. Triangle Peak joins the company's existing investors: Sequoia Capital Partners, Rockport Capital Partners, Madrone Capital Partners, and InterWest Partners.