Tesla Entry Level Model in the Offing; Aims to Beat Nissan Leaf

May 29, 2013 / Comments Off on Tesla Entry Level Model in the Offing; Aims to Beat Nissan Leaf

An entry-level model is being readied by Tesla and the new car is expected to drive in within three or four years.  Significant is the fact that Tesla CEO Elon Musk has placed all our anxiety at a higher level by saying that the new Tesla will be a much better car than the Nissan Leaf. The new car is expected ...

Citi Bike Program Kicking Off

May 29, 2013 / No Comments

You can ride the much spoken about Citi Bikes as a part of the bike sharing program that has been launched of late. This Citi Bike program will be open to annual members in parts of Manhattan and Brooklyn. Other locations will be charted out later on. Daily and weekly members can get access to these bikes, starting June. With the ...

Viola Davis Stands Up Against Cruelty to Circus Elephants

May 28, 2013 / No Comments

The plight of circus elephants is now troubling none other than award winning actress Viola Davis. Standing up to save the animals from being harmed, the actress is now going all out to do all she can do so as the beasts are not victims of cruelty. Circus elephants are a victim of cruel use of bullhooks as well as extended ...

Old Fishing Baskets turn Beautiful Pendant Lamps

May 28, 2013 / No Comments

This year at the ICFF, Tucker Robbins showcased one of the eye catching designs he created. Beautiful pendant lamps crafted from repurposed fishing baskets offered an amazing show. Significant was the fact that these lamps were made from thrown away materials. Tucker Robbins uses disused fishing baskets made by local, craftspeople in Sulawesi, Indonesia. These baskets are then given a new ...

BMW Gears Up with 46-Dealer Network for i Series

May 27, 2013 / No Comments

If you are a resident of Britain who would go all out to own a BMW, here’s something that would excite you big time. Latest reports say that BMW UK has roped in a 46-dealer network for its upcoming “i” series. The i3 in the “i” lineup will go on order from July, while the deliveries would begin around October. The ...

Toyota Next Gen Prius Spy Shots Revealed

May 27, 2013 / No Comments

Toyota has a reputation of being the automotive industry’s standard bearer when it comes to hybrid vehicles. A few spy shots were captured in California and they give out details on the next generation Prius, which would most probably a 2015 model. It seems Toyota has dumped its annual camouflage budget on this mule. The new car comes with the same ...

Zero Electric Motorcycle Fleet for Hong Kong Police Department

May 24, 2013 / No Comments

Bike maker Zero has made its largest fleet sale of electric motorcycles for the roads of Hong Kong. Zero Motorcycles, in association with Yuen Ho Trading Co, is also distributing the bikes in eastern Asia. It sold 59 Zero S e-motorcycles to Hong Kong, and a majority of them will be used by the police department. The launch event  took place ...

Micro Houses Make an Appearance in China

May 24, 2013 / No Comments

Crafty and innovative thinking brings success, in most cases that is. While the whole world focuses on building huge apartments for tiny families, we here have a full scale model of a housing unit designed by Chinese designers Studio Liu Lubin. The new design is based on minimum space required for people’s indoor activities, such as sitting, lying down and standing. ...

Hong Kong Kickstarts Zero Emission Initiative with EV Taxis

May 23, 2013 / No Comments

The need for eco-friendly vehicles is a talking point across the globe. Hong Kong is now all set to be a model for other countries by laying a strong foundation for an emission-free city. The nation will kick start the effort with a brand new fleet of 45 bright red electric taxis. These Chinese manufactured BYD e6 crossover sedan cars, partially ...

Kia’s Soul EV to Cost $35,000; to Arrive by Early 2014

May 23, 2013 / 1 Comment

Kia has officially announced that it will launch a battery-powered EV that will hit the market sometime in 2014. Meanwhile, we also hear that its companion-cum-rival Hyundai is busy working on a hydrogen fuel cell car. Kia’s previous model called Ray EV was a limited production vehicle that targeted fleet buyers in Korea. The follow-up is the electrified Soul. In a scenario ...