Tesla Expansion On; Tesla E Small EV In the Pipeline

September 3, 2013 / No Comments

Electric car maker Tesla Motors is looking to expand its production facilities all over the globe. Besides planning to start their new production units in US, the company is now looking to start new factories in Asia and Europe. We hear the car maker is aiming at increasing yearly production and also introduce a smaller and cheaper mass-market electric vehicle. Tesla’s founder ...

Shower Head Decides How Much Water You Use in the Bath

September 2, 2013 / No Comments

Ever wondered how it would feel if the shower head in your bathroom alerts you when you tend to bathe for too long and waste a lot of water? Stop dreaming. For, here is a device that has been made to alert you when you tend to waste water. The indicator in the shower head alerts you to stop your ...

Snail Man in China Carries Home Around

August 30, 2013 / No Comments

A traveling salesman in China is living in a mobile house, and he even carries it with him wherever he goes. Believe it or not, this has been happening for the last five years! The man, Liu Lingchao, who has been carrying his shelter with him, makes a living by selling plastic bottles and cans collected from the streets. When he ...

Solara 50 Solar Plane Can Stay Airborne for 5 Years

August 29, 2013 / No Comments

Titan Aerospace is looking to do something unique in solar aviation, which is still in its infancy. A big solar powered passenger plane is still a dream, and it may sound impractical too. So now, the company is planning something different, by bringing to the fore its idea of replacing launching satellites with gigantic solar powered drones. For those of you ...

Official Debut: Volvo Concept Coupe, Stunning Two-Seater Plugin-Hybrid With 400hp

August 28, 2013 / No Comments

The Volvo Headquarters in Gothenburg, Sweden just saw the unveiling of the dashing Volvo Concept Coupe. A car that is touted to showcase the blueprint for Volvo’s future vehicles, the Concept Coupe is an absolute delight both in terms of styling and green credentials. And when covers were coming off of something this important, Greenpacks had to be there! The ...

Powermat Wireless Charging Tech to Come in 2014 GM Models

August 28, 2013 / No Comments

Future drivers of some of the 2014 GM models will get the opportunity to charge their mobilephones using Powermat technology. The automaker has decided to start offering wireless charging for smartphones in some of their upcoming vehicles. Although several carmakers are trying to implement wireless charging tech in their vehicles, GM would be the first to offer this technology, says ...

Google Looking to Build Self-Driving Car All by Itself

August 27, 2013 / No Comments

Looks like Google is moving on with its self-driving automobile concept. A recent report has suggested that the Mountain View company has finally decided to make its self-driving cars by itself. You might remember recent rumors that suggested that the tech giant was in talks with many major automakers regarding the possibilities of self-driving cars. But Google failed in this attempt, ...

FIAT Partners AeroVironment to Provide Home Charging Stations

August 26, 2013 / No Comments

FIAT has partnered AeroVironment to provide home charging stations and installations for its all-new, all-electric Fiat 500e vehicles. Thus FIAT has become the fifth major car manufacturer to join hands with AeroVironment. The 2013 Fiat 500e vehicles come with a 24-kWh Lithium-ion battery and use an industry standard SAE J1772 recharge connector. This partnership between Fiat and AeroVironment will allow Fiat owners ...

Mercedes-Benz 2014 S500 Plug-in Hybrid Shown Ahead of Frankfurt Show

August 24, 2013 / No Comments

German automaker Mercedes-Benz has revealed its 2014 S500 Plug-In Hybrid, ahead of the vehicle’s public debut at Frankfurt Motor Show in September. This new Plug-in vehicle from Mercedes-Benz comes with a new turbocharged V6 3.0-liter gasoline engine that delivers 328 bhp (245 kW) and 480 Nm (354 lb-ft) of torque. The vehicle offers a fuel consumption of 3 liters/100 km and ...

People Tend to Ignore Trash Looking Things and Give Recycling the Miss

August 23, 2013 / No Comments

You can’t deny the fact that some level of recycling is essential, so that it can save energy and avoid environmental disruption. Despite knowing all the benefits of recycling, we tend to ignore them. A group of scientists has tried to find out the reason behind this and, interestingly study results show that our sense of an object’s utility and ...