Renault Hybrid Vehicle by 2020

October 14, 2013 / No Comments

Renault seems to have dived headlong into the hybrid vehicles terrain. The company, established in 1899, is now the third biggest European automaker, and expanding as always. Renault had already entered the electric vehicle scenario in the recent past and made some good impacts with its electric cars. Now the company is reportedly working on a range of vehicles with hybrid ...

Scientists Discover 60 New Species

October 11, 2013 / No Comments

A recent rain forest expedition in Suriname in the Northern South America resulted in the discovery of 60 new species of creatures! The expedition by a group of researchers, including international scientists, was lucky to find many a species discovered. The news was confirmed by a tropical ecologist with a US-based conservation group. Suriname is the nation where world’s one of the ...

Garments for the Dead Stay Close to Nature

October 10, 2013 / No Comments

Forget the eco-friendly dresses or brands we always recommend to you. These bio-degradable garments we have here are made for the dead. Dubbed “Garments for the Grave,” this brand has been introduced by Australian fashionista Pia Interlandi and includes fabrics such as cotton, linen and hemp. According to Interlandi, the human body is a gift, which is full of nutrients, water ...

Volkswagen XL1 Announces Arrival

October 9, 2013 / No Comments

Volkswagen XL1, the world’s most fuel efficient and aerodynamic car, has made its US debut. The car has been released in the country at the 23rd Annual Society of Environmental Journalists (SEJ) conference at the Chattanooga Convention Centre. This amazing vehicle offers an estimated European combined fuel consumption rating of 261 mpg. The car can reportedly cover up to 32 miles ...

GM CNG Powered Trucks and Vans in the Anvil

October 8, 2013 / No Comments

General Motors will offer two new compressed natural gas models of the 2014 Chevrolet Express and the GMC Savana passenger van. The car maker made this known at the Green Fleet Conference & Expo that aims for clean vehicle technologies. The automaker is already offering CNG option for its cargo vans and now the 2014 Express and Savana will join this ...

Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid Priced at $25,995

October 7, 2013 / No Comments

Subaru’s XV Crosstrek Hybrid was first introduced at 2013 New York Auto Show earlier this year. Reportedly, this vehicle will go on sale by the end of this year and will be priced at $25,995. The XV Crosstrek Hybrid is specially designed to achieve maximum fuel efficiency. It comes with active grille shutters and a few aerodynamic enhancements, so that it ...

You Will Soon Be Able to Charge Your Smartphone with Lightning

October 4, 2013 / No Comments

Nokia have always gone after new innovations. The company is now joining hands with a group of scientists from the University of  Southampton to make a dream idea turn true. They are developing a new technology to power batteries of handsets from lightning. The new research team headed by Neil Palmer, one of the famous scientists at the Tony Davies High ...

Acton M Scooter is a Collapsible Electric Vehicle

October 3, 2013 / No Comments

Acton Inc, one of the leading companies in the field of electric vehicles, has revealed their new electric motor bike named M scooter. The company claims that when not required, this vehicle can be folded to half its size to make its storage easier and less space consuming. Last year, Acton had introduced ‘spnKiX’ motorized skates, which impressed many. Now the ...

Electric Car Breaks Acceleration Record

October 2, 2013 / No Comments

The belief that electric vehicles can’t rival conventional cars running on fossil fuel in speed is passé. If you aren’t convinced, you need to take a look at this piece of news. The racing team from Delft University of Technology from The Netherlands has now set a new world record for acceleration in the category of electric cars. The Dutch students ...

Japan Gets World’s First Inflatable Concert Hall

October 1, 2013 / No Comments

The world’s first large scale inflatable concert hall will open on October 14 in Japan. The hall designed by British Sculptor Anish Kapoor and Japanese Architect Arata Isozaki, is an abstract structure named Ark Nova, and consists of a single skin membrane that can be inflated or deflated easily. This in turn makes transportation easier. The new concert hall  was made ...