Eco-friendly

Economic Growth Seen Driven by Strong Fuel Economy & Vehicle Emissions Standards

May 27, 2011 / No Comments

Fuel Economy Standards and Vehicle Emissions Standards don’t seem to go hand in hand at the first instance. However, a recent study report titled “Driving California’s economy” released by the nonprofit research organization Next 10 says it can. Let’s check. The study points out that the highest passenger vehicle fuel economy and vehicle emissions standards produce the most positive results in ...

Geely McCar Hybrid Holds an eScooter in its Belly (Video)

May 2, 2011 / No Comments

If you remember, renowned Chinese auto manufacturer Geely has revealed their new electric hybrid ‘McCar’ at the 2011 Shanghai Motor Show. What we found extremely interesting with the McCar is that it comes with a midriff docked electric scooter. An edgy three wheeled electric scooter that can surf through the deluged traffics or can weaver through downtown stretch is ...

BPG UNO 3 Electric Scooter Now on Pre-Order

April 29, 2011 / No Comments

A few years ago, when Benjamin Gulak came up with his transformable electric scooter, it was seen as the perfect stroke once seen only in the movies. His invention has bagged the 2007 Grand Award at Intel International Science and Engineering Fair. Besides, the e-scooter was also enrolled as one among the Top 10 Inventions of the year by Popular ...

Volkswagen Unveils E-Scooter at Shanghai Auto Show

April 20, 2011 / 2 Comments

Volkswagen has unveiled a battery-powered two-wheeler called the E-Scooter at the Shanghai Motor Show.  Powered by a nickel-metal-hydride battery the lightweight E-Scooter features a 350-watt electric motor and has a range of 25 miles. The light weight battery can be easily removed and charged indoors. Weighing around 44 pounds excluding the nickel-metal hydride battery, it features a top speed of 30 ...

Peraves Monotracer, the Fuel Efficient Variant of the Monotracer E (Video)

April 15, 2011 / 1 Comment

The Peraves Monotracer is nothing but a gasoline-fueled version of the battery-powered E-Tracer - popularly known as Monotracer E. Earlier, Monotracer E had won the prestigious Progressive Automotive X-Prize in the Alternative Class-Tandem. The Progressive Insurance Automotive X PRIZE was a set of competitions, programs and events, from the X Prize Foundation to inspire a new generation of super-efficient vehicles that ...

Lito Green Motion’s Sora Electric Motorcycle Promises 185 Miles on a Single Charge

April 14, 2011 / No Comments

Lito Green Motion, a Quebec-based company, has unveiled the new Sora electric motorcycle that promises 185 miles on a single charge. The design is glaringly inspired from café racers, street fighters and the bobber types and comes out with a carbon-fiber quilt. In case you didn’t know, a Street fighter is a sport mobike that is customized by removing the fairing, ...

Tori & Dean Wedding Plans Come with a Tint of Green

April 7, 2011 / No Comments

Tori Spelling has launched her latest adventures in wedding planning – and its all green! The chronicles were portrayed in her reality show, “Tori & Dean’sTORIbook Weddings”. It has started premiering on the Oxygen channel from April 6th onwards. The show has eight episodes through which they help the couples to indulge in their choice for extra-ordinary weddings with illustrations created ...

Matali Crasset Creates Living Pods in French Woods

March 18, 2011 / No Comments

Matali Crasset, a Parisian designer, has brought out a series of eco-friendly living pods. The hangouts are places were contemporary artists can spend the summer absorbing the fauna and flora.

GreenGlamGo Mobile App for Eco-Fashionistas

March 9, 2011 / No Comments

Aiming at fashion conscious-cum-environment enthusiastic people, here is a unique mobile app. Known as the GreenGlamGo, it is not only a smartphone app but also serves as a social-platform that brings to you a list of sustainable designers as well as retailers. Well, the app is compatible with Nokia models, exclusively Nokia’s new Symbian devices like the Nokia N8. The ...

Saffire Resort Displays an Exceptional Eco-Design

March 9, 2011 / No Comments

Saffire Resort, the newly built luxurious resort in Tasmania is a wonder in itself. The major building of the whole complex is made in the shape of a giant manta ray.