Best power saving tips for your bathroom fixtures

August 21, 2012 / No Comments

While we are bothered about power consumption and energy bills at our homes, we often actually do little to nothing, in order to cut them out. And when we do install some smart energy saving system or an integrated unit that will intimate us and help us cut down on excess power, it is often restricted to the living room ...

ELR Production Version Coming Out Next Year

August 20, 2012 / No Comments

We already knew that the production model of the Cadillac ELR extended-range plug-in hybrid coupe will come out any day as it was confirmed sometime back. Now the news is that Cadillac will debut production version of the ELR at next year's Pebble Beach Concours. So we are likely to see the 2014 year model a year earlier. ELR features the ...

Apple iPhone Docking Station with Planter

August 20, 2012 / No Comments

It is as cool as it looks. This new iPhone dock attracts more of the environment enthusiasts rather than the gadget freaks, we guess. Dubbed the Bloombox, it is an iPhone or iPod docking station, a planter as well as a sound amplifier, all merged into one. As you can see in the picture, Bloombox is a hollow square frame. This ...

Ford C-Max Hybrid Gets 47 MPG EPA Rating

August 16, 2012 / No Comments

Ford C-Max Hybrid has been awarded with an even 47 MPG in both city and highway driving in the EPA rating. Thus C-Max has become the first hybrid to be considered as a provident auto in city as well as on highways. Thus Ford has also beaten its direct competitor the Toyota Prius V. Prius V was awarded an EPA rating ...

Rooftop Farms Gaining Popularity in Hong Kong

August 16, 2012 / No Comments

Turning rooftops into gardens is not a new thing. But how it gained popularity and breathed fresh air into the heavily-populated concrete jungles of Hong Kong is a different story. A new initiative called ‘City Farm’ is targeted at those dedicated growers who want to cultivate their own organic. Rooftop farming has been popular in cities such as London and New ...

TOMS Designs ‘Shark Shoes’ to Help Protect Sharks

August 15, 2012 / No Comments

'Shark Shoes' might sound like a pair of shoes to protect swimmers from shark attacks. But it is the other way round. These shoes are part of a project to protect the species. Shoe manufacturer TOMS and RJ Dunlap Marine Conservation Program at the University of Miami have come up with a new program to help protect the species. The company ...

Mitsubishi Stops Production of Peugeot iOn & Citroen C-Zero

August 15, 2012 / No Comments

Lower-than expected sales have forced Mitsubishi Motors to terminate the production of Peugeot iOn and Citroen C-Zero. However, Mitsubishi and PSA Peugeot Citroen have said that this was just a temporary halt. Peugeot iOn and Citroen C-Zero are based on Mitsubishi's i-MiEV. Both were produced in Mizushima,Japan. According to the date released by market research firm JATO Dynamics, PSA managed to ...

Goodyear to Use Soy to Make Longer Lasting Tires

August 14, 2012 / No Comments

The best-selling tire-manufacturer in North America, Goodyear Tire and Rubber is working on a new technology to make long lasting tires, which will have less impact on the environment. It is proposing to use soybean oil in the production of new types of tires. The company claims this will help in reducing the expense in producing new tires. According to researchers ...

Animal-Figured ZOOlamps to Light up Your Home

August 14, 2012 / No Comments

One way to add more fun to your interiors without compromising on your commitment to the environment is to use ZOOlamps. They are not ordinary lamps; they are animal-shaped bulbs which could definitely turn your home into a glass menagerie. The ZOOlamps are designed by YellowOffice. These bulbs are handmade in Italyby skilled craftsmen. Each one of the lamp is blown ...

DHL and Unilever Join Hands to Cut Down Emissions

August 13, 2012 / No Comments

Shipping and logistic giant DHL and multi-national FMCG conglomerate Unilever, also known for their environmental consciousness and remarkable efforts in this regard, are joining hands for their ultimate green program. They are looking ways to reduce the emissions across their supply chains. This could include all possible projects ranging from waste reduction to alternative automobiles. Right now, we do not have ...