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 ...

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 ...