Khosla Gases EcoMotors for Detroit Auto Show

January 2008
Red Herring;1/11/2008, p1
Trade Publication
The article reports on the decision of Khosla Ventures to invest in fuel efficient diesel engine maker EcoMotors. EcoMotors has pledged to offer low-cost diesel engines with lower emissions and 100 miles per gallon fuel efficiency by 2011. The move also signals the appearance of Vinod Khosla at the Detroit Auto Show.


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