Antwerp’s Badboot is World’s Largest Floating Swimming Pool

May 3, 2012 / No Comments

Recreation, fun, amazement and eco-friendliness- all meet in this world’s largest floating swimming pool. Known as Badboot, this floating swimming pool would be installed in Antwerpin this summer. Designed by Sculp(IT), the pool is of 120 meters in length and it is made from an old ferry boat. The whole facility that accommodates the pool can host 600 people. Apart from ...

Electric Bicycle Sales to Touch 47 Million by 2018

May 3, 2012 / 1 Comment

It looks like e-bikes are in for some good times. Pike Research has forecast that electric bicycle sales would touch 47 million by 2018. The prediction has also indicated that a majority of these e-bikes - 42 million to be precise - would be riding to China. Pike Research had compiled another prediction that includes electric bikes as well as electric ...

All New Toyota RAV4 EV Coming to EVS26

May 2, 2012 / No Comments

The Electric Vehicle Symposium (EVS) gets started in Los Angeles next week and the event will see Toyota roll in its all new Toyota RAV4 EV. The manufacturer has not revealed all facts about the vehicle. Well, they have mentioned that the company’s official news conference would take place of 7th of this month in the West Hall of the Los ...

Scientists Discover 24 New Lizard Species in the Caribbean

May 2, 2012 / No Comments

A new variety of creatures belonging to the lizard family has been discovered in Caribbean islands. The discovery includes 24 species of lizards. According to the lead study researcher Blair Hedges, a professor of biology at Penn State University, half of the newbies may be extinct or close to extinction, with the others are threatened with extinction. The research funded by ...

Ford Focus Electric in Dealerships Across US by Year-end

May 1, 2012 / No Comments

The Ford Focus Electric will soon be seen cris-crossing the streets of theUS. The company is all set to make available the EVs at dealerships in California, New York and New Jersey in a while. If you aren’t residing in any of these places, do not worry. You will also get to drive the Focus Electric later this summer. The company ...

Rimac Concept-One EV Priced at $980,000 [Video]

April 30, 2012 / No Comments

If you are a motoring freak, you will surely be amazed with the new Rimac Concept-One. The car was featured at the Frankfurt Motor show last September at the Messe and managed to impress a big crowd of people. The Rimac Concept-One is an awesome car with a sleek design. The best part of the car is that it does not ...

Ferrari Hybrid Enzo Next Year

April 30, 2012 / No Comments

Next year, the first Ferrari hybrid will come integrating the latest F1 derived technologies. Ferrari’s hybrid debut will have plug-in technologies incorporated to its flagship Enzo model. In case you don’t remember, the Ferrari Enzo revealed in 2002, is a gasoline powered automobile carrying the famed V12 mid-engine under its hood. The car also sported an electro hydraulic shift transmission and ...

Coda and Great Wall Come Together to Develop Low-Cost EV

April 27, 2012 / No Comments

The Beijing International Motor Show has become the backdrop for the union of two big automobile companies. Coda Automotive, a California company has formed a deal with Great Wall Motors of  China to develop a low price electric vehicle. The strength of the two companies will be channeled to a single lane for this project.  The two companies are planning to ...

Venucia E-Concept is a China Version of the Nissan Leaf

April 27, 2012 / No Comments

Venucia, the Chinese car brand that gets its name from Venus, the goddess of beauty, had some time ago promised that they would bring in a plug-in vehicle to Chinaby 2015. The latest we get to hear from the automaker is that the Beijing Motor Show has revealed the prototype of the Venucia’s all-electric e-concept. What interests us I that ...

Green Topped Campus Complex in Seoul Looks Like a Canyon

April 26, 2012 / No Comments

Imagine a green park on the roof of a building where you can walk through. What would you call this building -  a park or a sculpture, or both? Okay, let’s cut the suspense. This amazing masterpiece building, located in Seoul, Korea, is the new campus complex for EWHA Woman’s University. Significantly, it is also Korea’s first educational institution for ...