Scientists Follow Desert Beetle to Develop Self-Filling Bottle that Harvests Water from Air

November 26, 2012 / No Comments

Would you believe it when we say there are nearly four quadrillion gallons of water in the air around us? Scientists have long been trying to develop an advanced technology that will allow them to harvest this atmospheric water as a new supply. Now a company called NBD Nano has developed a new technology that suggests that the idea is within ...

The Hobbit Production Company Blamed for Animal Deaths

November 22, 2012 / No Comments

The Hobbit is a magical terrain, but a dangerous place for the four-legged creatures which is filled with bluffs, sinkholes and other death traps. The film is expected to hit theaters within a month, but the much awaited flick is now making headlines for wrong reasons. Animal wranglers involved in the making of The Hobbit movie trilogy are slamming the production ...

Volvo to Up Production of V60 Plug-In Hybrid

November 22, 2012 / No Comments

Volvo has unveiled its plans to increase production of the V60 Plug-In Hybrid following increased demand. The company produced an initial 1000-unit batch for the 2013 model year. But they all sold out just before the plug-in hybrid reached European dealerships. In this context, the automaker is planning to meet demand by increasing the supply in the 2014 model year. Volvo will ...

Looking to Snip Energy Use? ADS Home Control Automation Systems Can Help

November 21, 2012 / No Comments

Managing energy use is a challenge for almost all home owners. With hundreds of dollars being spent on each house, it has become a new industry trend that has spurred many to go for security systems. And, the most heartening fact is that security systems you choose to pick for your home come with add-ons such as energy saving options ...

Fiat 500e Images Out Ahead of LA Show

November 21, 2012 / No Comments

Even though Fiat was waiting to officially take the wraps off its 500e at the 2012 LA Motor show, two images have just sneaked out much ahead of the show. The images brought to public view the electric car which we all saw in concept form three years ago. Now with the LA debut just a few weeks away, the ...

NEVS 9-3 Convertible in the Works

November 21, 2012 / No Comments

 The Saab name is set to be alive again as the new owners plan to re-start sales of the brand in 2014. Saab’s new owner National Electric Vehicle Sweden AB (NEVS) will debut an all-electric vehicle based on the Saab 9-3 platform in 18 months. It will start sales in China, we hear. After the re-launch of the 9-3-derived car as ...

Chevy Spark EV Prototype Electric Car Ready to Drive In

November 20, 2012 / No Comments

At the 2012 LA Auto Show later this month, GM will take the wraps off its all-electric 2014 Chevrolet Spark EV. As it is the GM's first battery electric car after the EV1 of the 1990s, there are more features on the 2014 Chevrolet Spark EV electric minicar than its size suggests. According to Spark EV Chief Engineer Chuck Russell, Spark ...

Patagonia Unveils Plant-Based Wetsuit

November 20, 2012 / No Comments

US outdoor clothing brand Patagonia has taken a big step ahead by replacing petroleum-based synthetics with agricultural-based bio-materials to make wet-suits. At present surfers can purchase greener versions of neoprene, though none of them can be called a pure green product. In order to change the scenario, Patagonia has announced a potential method for the first time in the world to ...

US National Parks Install EV Charging Stations

November 19, 2012 / No Comments

US national parks have not only been providing amusement, but are also inspiring visitors to drive for a cleaner tomorrow. The Yellowstone National Park’s Lamar Valley is known as the American Serengeti for its wide open plain that is home to a variety of wild animals. Now, apart from bisons, wolves, elk and grizzly bearr, visitors at the Lamar Valley have ...

Global Wind Power Supply Could Triple by 2020

November 19, 2012 / No Comments

The future of the wind energy seems to be bright. Though the global recession and the failure to create a much better commercial conditions to support more green investment could slow down the growth in the next few years, production will accelerate again by 2020. As per a report by the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) and Greenpeace International, it is ...