Young Couple Who Cycled Around the Globe Killed in Road Mishap

February 20, 2013 / No Comments

British couple Peter Root and Mary Thompson who had been touring the world on their bicycle was killed in a road accident on Wednesday. Their lifelong dream come to an end when both of them were hit by a pickup truck in a province east of Bangkok, Thailand. The trip was their longtime dream and the couple had saved money ...

Citroen Air Hybrid Powertrain Set for Geneva Unveiling

February 20, 2013 / No Comments

The air hybrid powertrain from Citroen, which is expected to be unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show next month promises a reduced environmental impact and more affordable price.  The hybrid powertrain, named N-Air-Gy will have a reduced environmental impact than other conventional petrol-electric hybrids. Hybrid Air, co-developed with automotive technology developer Bosch, combines a small-capacity petrol engine with a compressed air ...

ZBoard Skateboards are Powered by the Foot

February 19, 2013 / No Comments

Skateboards are now days used as a means for short distant travel. If one finds balance on a skateboard, it becomes extremely easy to glide on it. So what’s new about the new arrival on that terrain. Christened ZBoard, this one is a weight-sensing electric skateboard that can be rode simply by leaning forward on the front footpad. The board ...

Pitt-Jolie Launch Own Wine Line

February 18, 2013 / No Comments

Hollywood couple Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie is now in to wine. According to People Magazine, the couple will be releasing their organic wine line in this March 15. The new wine is dubbed Miraval, which is the name of their estate and will launch with a 2012 vintage pink rose. As per the reports, the elegant bottles will feature ...

Toyota Hybrids Getting More Fans in Europe

February 18, 2013 / No Comments

When it comes to purchasing vehicles, European markets are keen towards diesel engines – until now. The trend seems to be changing, as Toyota and Lexus hybrid models are achieving more success in Europe. Last year, annual sales of Toyota and Lexus hybrid models broke the 100,000 mark for the first time. The report was published by Automotive News Europe and ...

Visio.M Prototype EV Spotted at Test Site

February 15, 2013 / No Comments

Scientists and engineers from world’s leading companies, especially those from Germany, have come together to develop electric vehicles that promise both safety and a lighter design. Automakers, including BMW and  Daimler AG the parent of Mercedes, which already have advanced EV technology, are leading this project titled Visionary Mobility concept Visio.M. The German Federal Ministry for Education and Research (BMBF) is ...

Amazing Floating Vegetable Garden on a Ship Crane

February 15, 2013 / No Comments

Antwerp, the diamond city, is now in news with how unused pieces of machinery can be converted into a hanging garden to grow vegetables. Welvaert, the floating green garden on an old unused ship crane grows greeny vegetables thanks to the the collective effort of Time Circus. They have built the vegetable garden on an abandoned ship lent to them by Antwerp’s ...

The Butterfly Effect and You

February 14, 2013 / No Comments

We fail to realize that every step we take is a contribution to the environment. It is easy to criticize the smog on the streets, but have we ever thought that we could be the ones responsible for it too? Apparently, everything is leaving behind a footprint on the environment; the Carbon Footprint. This term generally refers to the exact harm ...

Art Barn in Connecticut Keeps You Cool All Through the Year

February 14, 2013 / No Comments

Ever heard of houses fully covered by green leaves so as to keep you cool all the year round? If you haven’t as yet, here’s one such house you would want to call yourself home. A house in Greenwich in Connecticut is fully green and has been designed for a pair of artists by Robert Young Architecture . The 10,000-square-feet ...

Mitsubishi Diesel Hybrid Pickups and EVs Line Up for Geneva

February 14, 2013 / No Comments

Mitsubishi is back grabbing headlines with more info on their new diesel hybrid trucks now filling news space. The company is planning to incorporate concept GR-HEV in a sport truck, and this new rock star will be unveiled at next month’s Geneva Motor Show. Significantly, Mitsubishi is applying this hybrid technology for the first time in pickups. The GR-HEV is powered ...