Toyota 420 Horsepower Yaris Hybrid R Powertrain Details Out

September 5, 2013 / No Comments

Some time ago, we had stumbled upon information that spoke about the new Yaris Hybrdi R concept vehicle from Toyota. The company has now officially revealed the details of its forthcoming model. However, almost all enthusiasts out there have been nursing doubts on how the automobile giant will produce an engine that provides massive 420 horsepower. The hatchback which is going ...

Food Security Bill passed in Indian parliament after 10-hour debate

September 3, 2013 / No Comments

The BBC News reported on Sept. 3, 2013, that India's upper house of parliament has given a green signal to the Food Security Bill targeted at subsidizing food for two-thirds of the Indian population. [caption id="attachment_15389" align="aligncenter" width="360"] What is Food Security Bill?[/caption] The bill proposes to place food under the category of legal rights. Under this bill the proposition of providing ...

Photos: Kajal Agarwal Launches Big Green Ganesha Campaign 2013 in Hyderabad

September 3, 2013 / No Comments

Popular South Indian actress Kajal Agarwal launched the BIG Green Ganesha Campaign in Hyderabad on Sept. 2, 2013. It is the sixth year of the campaign that is aimed at fostering an improved environment. This year the campaign was launched on the auspicious occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi with a watchword 'GANPATI BAPPA MORYA, DHARTI MATA MORYA'. Seeking Lord Ganesha’s blessings the campaign promoted ...

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, ...