Jaguar Pulls the Plug of Plug-In Hybrid C-X75 Supercar

December 18, 2012 / No Comments

British luxury brand Jaguar will cancel production plans of the Jaguar C-X75 hybrid supercar. In the context of the global economic landscape, the company thinks this is not the right time to produce a vehicle that could push upwards of $1.5 million. The concept received much applause for its design and technology, when it debuted at the 2010 Paris Motor Show. ...

Renewables Can Provide 99.9% of Power By 2030

December 18, 2012 / No Comments

Can you imagine, the clean and renewable energy almost fully powering a large electricity grid? It may appear to be a distant dream. But a number of studies show that 100% renewable energy is possible with today's technologies. A study published by a group of researchers from the University of Delaware (UD) and Delaware Technical College (DTCC) claimed that by 2030, ...

ReCycle Unveils World’s First 100% Recycled-Aluminum Bicycles

December 17, 2012 / No Comments

In today’s world, going green is trendy. The environmental impact of transport is important as it creates air pollution and global warming through CO2 emissions. Many  countries encourage riding a bicycle as it is pollution free and can reduce greenhouse gas emissions. If you want to take it to the green extreme, you can use a cycle made from 100-percent-recycled ...

Costa Rica Passes Law Banning Hunting as a Sport

December 17, 2012 / No Comments

Costa Rica has passed a reform on its Wildlife Conservation law, which bans hunting as a sport. Costa Rica is the first Latin American nation to ban hunting as a recreational activity. The Congress made it official with a unanimous vote sealing the deal. Under the new law, those who violate the rule will have to pay a fine of $3,000 ...

Fabric to Smarten-Up Chip-Embedded Clothes

December 14, 2012 / No Comments

Electronic textiles or “electrotextiles” pop up everywhere - from shoes to shower curtains. André Studart has introduced a new flexible electronic fabric, which in appearance is similar to a translucent Band-Aid with a blue LED light. From his office in Switzerland, he demonstrated the LED strip for TechNewsDaily over Skype. He stretched the strip by pulling the end of it away ...

Rinspeed Micromax EV Concept Heads for Geneva

December 14, 2012 / No Comments

Every year at the Geneva Motor Show, a new model for urban motoring is sure to appear from Switzerland's Rinspeed. In 2010, we saw the debut of the Fiat-500-esque UC and in 2011, it was the BamBoo. Last year, the company brought the Smart ForTwo-centric Dock+Go. So what’s up for 2013? Micromax, we hear! Micromax may appear as one of the ...

UK Eyes Greenest Future with Low Carbon Norwich Research Park

December 13, 2012 / No Comments

One of the major contributions to the UK’s sustainable and green architecture has come from the University of East Anglia in Norwich, England. The university is now set to come up with one of the greenest buildings ever built in the United Kingdom. The new £8m low carbon building, known as the Norwich Research Park (NRP) Enterprise Center  will be a gateway ...

SheerWind Wind Generator Hopes to Reduce Wind Power Costs

December 13, 2012 / 1 Comment

Wind turbines have long been receiving criticism saying that they are noisy and destroy landscapes and birds.  SheerWind, a wind power startup from Minnesota, has come up with a new type of ducted wind turbine that can bring more output than the traditional wind turbines. The company has introduced a new system named INVELOX system which has the ability to operate ...

Bogobrush is a Biodegradable, Buy-One-Give-One Toothbrush

December 12, 2012 / No Comments

If you are an environmentally-committed person, you need to try this. From now on you can go green even while brushing as a biodegradable brush has been introduced by a Detroit company. Bogobrush is a biodegradable brush which was invented as a means to bring social and environmental awareness. Being the children of a dentist, brother-sister duo John and Heather McDougall ...

2014 Lexus IS Sedan heading for Detroit Auto Show

December 12, 2012 / No Comments

Prior to its launch at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, 2014 Lexus IS was exhibited before a few high-profile media. Designed as a mid-size coupe, the car borrows a lot of features from the LF-LC concept that debuted at the North American International Auto Show in January. We already know that its exterior and interior lines resemble a ...