Nissan Lines Up More New Electric Cars Models

May 17, 2012 / No Comments

The multinational carmaker has much in store as its next offers. We are talking about Nissan and its upcoming models. The company is, in fact planning to bring out three new back-to-back models. One of the new electric vehicles has been given the name e-NV200. It would be a variant of the commercial electric vehicle NV200. The next model in the list ...

UNI-CUB is Honda’s New Mobility Device [Video]

May 17, 2012 / No Comments

Honda's new mobility device concept, christened UNI-CUB, is equipped with many impressive features. Going by the snaps, it looks super chic too. Well here is a rundown of the major features of the device: It has got balance control technology clubbed with omni-directional driving system. Through this the user can actually adjust their speed as well as direction by shifting their weight. ...

License Issued for First Ever Autonomous Car

May 16, 2012 / No Comments

We have been hearing about the autonomous car project from Google for quite some time now. The latest on that front is that the car has almost become a reality. The world’s first license has been granted to Google’s driverless car, which in fact is a Toyota Prius with computer controls. The license has been granted by the state of ...

University of California Deploys 1.1Mega Watt Green Battery to Power Building

May 16, 2012 / No Comments

Today, almost everything runs on batteries. Take a look at your phone, tablet, calculator or even your watch. They all run on batteries and these small devices are what helped us get this far into technology. There are different kinds of batteries and there are different ways of using them, but we never really use them for big time purposes ...

Daimler Smart to Roll Out e-Scooter in 2014

May 15, 2012 / No Comments

Close on the heels of announcing the launch of e-bike,  Daimler's Smart division has announced that an e-scooter from its stables will go on sale in 2014. Looks like the company has more plans in store for the electric vehicle category. The e-scooter was unveiled along with the e-bike at the Paris Motor Show in September 2010. According to the company, ...

Saudi Arabia Hopes to Build Solar Industry

May 15, 2012 / No Comments

This could surprise many in the global energy industry and international politics. But it’s true. Saudi Arabia, one of the largest producers of fossil fuel, is planning to tap sustainable energy sources. The country aims for 41 GW solar power by 2032. The nation has the history of obstructing many international agreements that tended to go against its rich natural resource ...

Audi E-bike Debut Soon; Smartphone Used for Electronic Control

May 14, 2012 / No Comments

You might get to have a first look at the Audi’s new e-bike prototype in a few days from now. The model will get unveiled at Wörthersee in Carinthia, Austria. During the demo, the bike’s performance and other features are expected to be discussed in detail. Biker Julien Dupont and downhill specialist Petra Bernhard is all set to showcase their stunts ...

Tesla Model S EV to Come Ahead of Schedule

May 14, 2012 / No Comments

Tesla Motors have confirmed the company’s plans to launch its Tesla Model S much before the actual scheduled time. Company CEO Elon Musk has revealed this in a letter to shareholders. The electric vehicle would come one month ahead of the scheduled date. Initial deliveries will start in June. Musk said the car has nearly completed all the regulatory approvals and ...

Brammo Empulse R and Empulse Electric Sport Bikes Revealed

May 11, 2012 / 1 Comment

After almost two years of waiting, the Brammo Empulse and Empulse R electric sport bikes have been revealed finally. A slew of differences could be spotted between these final designs and the prototype, but similarities in the case of certain features have been maintained. Brembo brakes, Marchesini wheels wrapped in Avon 3D Ultra Sport rubber, Marzocchi and Sachs in front and ...

Sea strider Overpopulation Hits Marine Food Web and Eco-system

May 11, 2012 / No Comments

Overpopulation of oceanic water striders is disrupting the ocean’s ecosystem according to a new study. The ocean garbage patch is proving to be a breeding ground for the creatures, and it in turn affecting the food web. The study published in the journal Biology Letters reveals that the Great Pacific Ocean Garbage Patch, commonly called the Pacific Garbage Patch, is an ...