Nissan to Recall 2013 Pathfinder and Infiniti SUV Over Faulty Brakes

April 23, 2013 / No Comments

Nissan’s crossover SUVs - Pathfinder and Infinite JX – which have been built between December 2012 and January 2013 at the Smyrna manufacturing plant have reported faulty brakes. A field report has clarified that there indeed is a defect with the front brake torque member casting.  The reported has been forwarded by Nissan to the National Highway Traffic Safety department, ...

Buick Riviera Concept Showcased at Shanghai Show

April 22, 2013 / No Comments

GM’s efforts to reincarnate the Buick of the 1960s have borne fruit with the arrival of the Buick Riviera concept. The plug-in hybrid coupe owes its gratitude to Shanghai GM and Pan Asia Technical Automotive Center. Buick announced its arrival at the Shanghai Motor Show with Riviera’s reveal. Riviera is visually too futuristic to be made a production model, but ...

Vaute Couture to Dish Out Vegan Fashion Show at Farm Sanctuary Event

April 22, 2013 / No Comments

Leanne Mai-Ly Hilgart is well known as an animal rights activists and sustainable fashion endorser. This vegan businesswoman has now opened her Vaute Couture, an eco-fashion house that is dedicated to animal free fashion clothing. Back in February, she was covered by the popular media outlets for her show in New York Fashion Week that featured the animal and cruelty free ...

Giant African Snails Invading Florida

April 19, 2013 / No Comments

Did you know Florida is under the threat of Giant African Snail? The seed to the outbreak is believed to have originated from the Dominican Republic or Jamaica. The climatic condition in Florida is a warm bed for the invasive snails. The Giant African Snail is an exception from the other types of snails as they feed on plant parts rather ...

Indian Village Grows 111 Trees for Every Girl Child Born

April 19, 2013 / No Comments

We humans haven’t been giving back what we take from the nature as we should. Deforestation is like an epidemic, and its spreading.  It is here this tale would come as so soothing. People from Piplantri village, in the Indian state of Rajasthan, are proving to be saviors of the earth. They are followers of a traditional custom, and have been ...

Ants Have the Ability to Sense Earth Quakes

April 18, 2013 / No Comments

Ants’ diligent behavior has enthused many, but that doesn’t mean they are always welcome to our premises. Some of them intervene in our daily life activities, while some others have a bad name for causing trouble in habitual spaces. Researcher Gabriele Berberich of the University Duisburg-Essen in Germany has been following red wood ants for quiet some time. And she has ...

Panasonic to Donate 100,000 Solar Lanterns in Asia and Africa

April 18, 2013 / No Comments

Japanese electronics giant Panasonic will celebrate its 100th anniversary by donating 100,000 solar lanterns across several countries in Asia and Africa. It is estimated that over 1.3 billion people on earth have no access to electricity and they usually depend on kerosene lantern to provide light after dark. Those kerosene lamps release toxic fumes and also are not efficient or bright. Solar ...

Bamboo Houses to Tackle Flash Floods

April 17, 2013 / No Comments

When natural calamities strike, people are rendered homeless. Keeping them safe when such mishaps happen is not possible unless they could afford homes that could withstand the brawling forces of nature. Many projects have looked at architecture design choices to deal with building costs and durability. Flood prone locales should need homes that can float on the gushing water and should ...

Aston Martin Hybrid-Hydrogen Rapide S to Debut at Nürburgring

April 17, 2013 / No Comments

British sports car manufacturer Aston Martin is all set to become the pioneer in hybrid-hydrogen technology. The company has announced its new Hybrid-Hydrogen Rapide S race car that is expected to debut at this year's ADAC Zurich 24 Hours of Nürburgring in Germany next month. Hybrid-Hydrogen Rapide S is based on Aston Martin's new four-door, four-seat sports car Rapide S and ...

Nissan UK Introduces Battery Leasing Plans on LEAF Models

April 16, 2013 / No Comments

The 2013 version of Nissan LEAF has undergone some notable overhauls, thanks to the recommendations posted by LEAF owners in the Nissan community. The Japanese automakers have also introduced affordable leasing plans on the battery pack for their LEAF options to make consumers around the world to think a little more enthusiastic on EV adoption. The LEAF models are continuing to ...