Tesla Adopts New Brand Name; To Be Known as Tuosule in China

August 22, 2013 / No Comments

For some time now, the American EV maker Tesla Motors had been fighting to salvage its brand name, as it was actually owned by someone called Zhan Baosheng since 2006. The American EV maker hadn’t claimed it for until 2009. As the company can’t rest assured with the name Tesla anymore in the Asian markets, the automaker has decided to move ...

Wireless Devices to Look at TV Towers for Power

August 21, 2013 / No Comments

One of the major issues with existing computing devices is that they require any kind of power source to charge their batteries. And, for charging a battery you either need cords or wires, but as you know, wires are often not convenient to use. If you put a battery on-board the device, it also creates problems, because such kind of ...

Mahindra Reva e20 Electrci Car Drives into Nepal

August 20, 2013 / No Comments

Mahindra Reva Electric Vehicles has launched its e20 green car in Nepal. E20 is a fully automatic functioning car that comes with boost-mode system for rapid acceleration. The car comes across as an urban mobility solution, according to reports. According to the car maker, EVs could help a sustainable zero emission society, and in the process reduce environmental degradation, pollution related ...

Singapore Puts First Driverless Electric Vehicle on Road for Trials

August 19, 2013 / No Comments

The first driverless electric vehicle has taken to the streets of Singapore for trials. The vehicle was tested along a two-kilometer route, between Nanyang Technological University (NTU) and JTC Corporation’s cleantech park. The vehicle can accommodate eight passengers and is able to acquire a speed of 20 kilometer per hour. At present, such vehicles are already running in the US and ...

Rare Carnivore Mammal Species Spotted

August 17, 2013 / No Comments

Scientists have spotted an olinguito in the forests of Equador. If you are wondering what an olinguito is, it is a carnivore species found in the Western Hemisphere after a gap of 35 years. The furry, 2-lb animal looks alike its fellow olingos. The orange-brown olinguito eluded classification by scientists for more than 100 years, although it was observed in the wild. ...

Toyota 400 HP Hybrid-R Concept Ready for Frankfurt Show

August 16, 2013 / No Comments

Toyota’s new hybrid –R concept is ready to be unveiled at the upcoming Frankfurt Motor Show. The company, which already tried the hybrid concept in its earlier model Prius, is still working to develop new hybrid prototypes. The earlier attempt may not be a super hit, but it is going ahead with another try. The company expects the new model ...

Brazil to Introduce Biofuel Buses for World Cup 2014

August 15, 2013 / No Comments

Brazil, the world’s largest biofuel producer is getting a real chance to promote its efforts in bio-fuel industry, as the country is hosting the next World Cup Football in 2014. Reportedly, Brazil is introducing bio-diesel buses for transport during the World Cup season. A Brazilian company named the Biotechnos Projetos Autossustentaveis is currently working on the biofuel project. According to Marcia ...

Riding the Wave of Sustainable Tourism

August 14, 2013 / No Comments

The forthcoming Surf Park Summit, to be held at Seven Degrees in Laguna Beach on September 13, 2013, marks the first major event within the surf industry to focus on sustainable growth. The event will bring together some of the sport’s most famous personalities, as well as leading academics in the field of sustainable tourism. The inaugural conference is the brainchild ...

Lighting Issue : 2012-2013 Ford Focus Electric and 2013 Focus ST Recalled

August 14, 2013 / No Comments

Ford is recalling about 6,308 units of its 2012- 2013 Ford Focus Electric and 2013 Ford Focus ST cars to fix faulty headlights. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration these vehicles are equipped with High Intensity Discharge (HID) headlights. The NHSTA bulletin also confirms that because of some wiring incompatibility, the front side marker lamps of these vehicles ...

ASAP Jet Ski-Paddleboard Life Saving Vehicle is Powered by the Sun

August 13, 2013 / No Comments

Those who wish to go surfing or jet skiing can now do it for cheap with the new ASAP innovation. The new paddleboard made by designer Ross Kemp is part ski and paddleboard, and it costs one third the price of typical aquatic vehicle.  You all very well know that many typical jet skis start at around $1200. This solar-powered paddleboard ...