Category Archives: Green Initiatives

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Schluckspecht E makes record, goes 1013.76 miles on a single charge

The “Schluckspecht E” electric vehicle last year has broken previous record of 1,003 km (623 miles) on a single charge set by the Japan Electric Vehicle Club. The vehicle came from a team at the University of Applied Sciences in Offenberg, Germany. What is mentionable

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Audi A0 concept –Electric ride for the laziest

Want to go to the nearby wine store? But feeling too lazy to take out your car from the garage? God! you are too lazy! Anyway, Audi will spoil your walking habit more than segway had done. A joint collaboration between Technische Universität München and

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Cadillac Converj Concept gets green light for production

If you remember the Cadillac Converj concept, revealed at Detroit Auto Show, then you won’t be looking for details. However, the good news for GM is that this concept has been given green light and now it can enter the next phase. The two-door electric

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Generador Eolico – Domestic vertical axis wind turbine concept

Argentine designer Miriam Peterson wishes to provide solution to the problem with the wind energy on domestic level with his new Generador Eolico. It is a vertical axis wind turbine with three savonius rotors can be expected to provide 3KW of electricity. For that designer

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Solar powered rolling shutter

Motorized rolling shutter systems used for protection from environmental carnage like storms, hurricanes and sometimes for protection from extreme weather condition like heat and cold have quite a messy setup with wires all over. Well, now Hurricane Shutters Florida has come up with a solar

Audi to reveal electric Urban Concept Car at Frankfurt

After you finish reading about the new Audi Urban Concept, to be revealed at Frankfurt Show 2011, you can imagine an unconventional car design, which takes no inspiration from its previous models. An electric ride powered by r-tron motors with a lithium ion battery supplying

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BMW i1 zero emission concept

For designer Amadou Ndiaye, BMW‘i’ range should have one more member and for that he proposes BMW i1. BMW i1 has been design to combine the joy of riding a bike with a safety of car. With three electric motors in all three wheels, BMW

Reverse Tricycle that you can build for as low as $550

We have seen a number of tricycles or trikes in the past that are flashy and expensive at the same. But here is PV Electric Tricycle that Farrukh Khan from Pakistan has built (at the University of Engineering and Technology) for just under $600 which