Electric car

Teeing off On a Greener Turf: Eco-friendly Golf Balls Arrive

July 7, 2010 / No Comments

Just when you though that golf could not possible get any greener – a Tempe company comes up with eco-friendly Dixon Earth golf balls. This is the only golf ball in the world that can be recycled further into several other products – playground equipment, artificial turf, experimental putter just to name a few.

All-electric Unicab could be New York’s future taxicab

June 2, 2010 / 1 Comment

If this is New York’s taxi of tomorrow then it has little else than the yellow color in common with its already existing counterparts. Unicab is a creative concept submitted for the “Taxi of Tomorrow” website launched by the New York Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC) in search for a new model medallion yellow taxicab to New York City in ...

Bugatti builds 800 HP electric supercar prototype

May 28, 2010 / 2 Comments

Supercars are all high end exotic cars with performance greatly superior to that of its contemporaries. There’s news that Bugatti has actually built an 800bhp battery-powered supercar that exemplifies the balance between environmental and dynamic performance.

Europe’s first commercial fast charging EV station opens in The Netherlands

May 26, 2010 / No Comments

Netherlands reputation in promoting culture of environmental sustainability, cleanliness and excellent service is all set to take another leap with the introduction of first commercial fast-charging station in Europe, at Leeuwarden, The Netherlands, by the electric vehicle charger maker Epyon.

Mira EV breaks its own Guiness record, travels 1000 Kms on single recharge

May 24, 2010 / No Comments

Only last month did we talk about Sanyo issuing a press release proclaiming that one of its lithium-ion battery systems helped Mira EV run a distance of 555.6 km on a single recharge. The trial run conducted from Tokyo to Osaka used 8320 cylindrical lithium-ion batteries, normally used in the laptops.

Nissan picks Hawaii for early launch of LEAF Electric Car

May 12, 2010 / No Comments

Hawaiian Islands are globally renowned for their incomparable scenic beauty comprising pristine beaches, glorious sunsets and tranquil waters. It is the Hawaiian residents’ spirit to retain the islands timeless radiance by remaining committed to clean energy that even after having met the most modern luxuries, the place maintains its eternal charm and beauty.

Volkswagen leads electric mobility with first battery-powered Golf Blue-e-motion

May 4, 2010 / No Comments

Biggest names in the automotive industry are busy unveiling electric cars that promise the opening of a whole new era in the automobile history. Latest in line is Volkswagen that uncovered its first battery powered Golf Blue- e-motion.

Tokyo embraces Better Place’s switchable-battery electric taxis

April 27, 2010 / No Comments

Japanese taxis are the cleanest, most modern, and the drivers are the most polite and service-oriented people you would get to meet. And, anyone would agree with the fact that electric vehicles have done much in promoting this culture of environmental sustainability, cleanliness and excellent service. .

Sanyo battery helps set Guinness world record in the history of e-travel

April 22, 2010 / 1 Comment

Electric cars any day offer a clean and safe alternative to internal combustion engine that leaves behind a huge carbon footprint. However, its’ the shorter battery life and long charging times that provides reason enough to eschew the greener alternative. Here’s good news for all those who have at some or the other point of time turned down an eco-friendly ...

GM Unveils EN-V Trio of Concepts for Urban Travel

March 24, 2010 / No Comments

GM has unveiled three new concepts to give the world a look at what urban driving in the future may be like. Named Jiao, Miao and Xiao, the three concepts have the same electric drivetrain, but they're all different shapes in an attempt to show the flexibility the drivetrain offers. Co-developed by GM and its Chinese partner Shanghai Automotive Industry ...