MOTOR CAR CONCEPT WILL NOT REQUIRE FUEL TOPUP FOR MAYBE 100YEARS

Innovative thorium based fuel system means a tank of fuel lasts a century. An engine being developed in the US could result in cars that run for 100 years on just a single fuel fill-up. Connecticut-based Laser Power Systems is building the turbine engine and electric generator tied to a laser using thorium – a […]

SOLAR WORLD PANEL PARTNER WITH PC AERO TO PRODUCE SOLAR POWERED AIRPLANE

AIRCRAFT POWERED BY THE SUN VENTURE BY SOLARWORLD & PC-Aero MONDAY 22 APRIL, 2013 | More Solar Powered Electric Aircraft From PC-Aero   PC-Aero has partnered with solar panel manufacturer SolarWorld to produce another small airplane powered by the sun. We first wrote about PC-Aero in 2011. At that point the company was developing Elektra […]

NORWEGIAN ELECTRIC FERRY TO SAVE MANY DOLLARS IN FUEL EVERY YEAR

HUGE NEW ELECTRIC FERRY COMMISSIONED IN NORWAY Presently, the Norwegian villages of Lavik and Oppedal are linked by a ferry that burns about a million liters (264,172 US gallons) of diesel a year, emitting 570 tonnes (628 tons) of carbon dioxide and 15 tonnes (16.5 tons) of nitrogen oxides. That’s about to change, however, as […]

WIND DRIVEN 164 FOOT SAILS FOR CARGO SHIPS

DAYS OF SAIL POWERED CARGO SHIPS MAY BE BACK WITH US ON A BIG SCALE “Using today’s technology, it’s possible to make big sails, and to control them automatically,” UT professor Kiyoshi Uzawa told DigInfo. “Also, navigation technology includes networked maritime information and weather forecasting, so ships like this can travel safely. Using wind energy, […]

VOLTITUDES NEW FOLD-UP SCOOTER TO BE RELEASED ONTO A HUNGRY MARKET

NEW FOLD-UP SCOOTER TO BE MANUFACTURED & RELEASED The Voltitude fold-up electric scooter has an ingenious EasyFold system. Once folded, a special button on the handlebar enables you to “walk” it alongside you indoors, so you never raise a sweat in reaching a power outlet, which will fully replenish the battery inside four hours. The […]

STANFORD ZENITH SOLAR CAR TO DO SPEED TRIALS IN THE AUSTRALIAN OUTBACK

STANFORD SOLAR CAR CLAIMS TO BE FASTEST SOLAR CAR EVER BUILT The Stanford Solar Car Project has been working for two years on its latest all-solar vehicle, called Xenith, which later this year will travel across the Australian Outback powered by nothing but sunlight. The team says the stanford Xenith is the fastest solar car […]

INTERNATIONAL PLANE FLIGT USING SOLAR POWER

SOLAR PLANE READY FOR FIRST INTERNATIONAL AIRFLIGHT Solar Impulse is on standby for its first international flight this week. Brussels has been chosen as the destination for the first venture outside Swiss borders, which follows the solar powered aircraft’s maiden flight and first overnight flight last year and will mark another important step towards the […]

ENERGY EFFICIENT CARBON FIBRE ELECTRIC MOTORBIKE

Brammo Empulse motorbike employs carbon prepreg to reduce weight 23 May 2011 This year’s lower weight Brammo Empulse electric racing motorbike features structural components made from Amber Composites carbon fibre prepreg. Manufactured by Oregon-based electric vehicle company Brammo Inc, the Empulse sports some design improvements this year, including a new seat assembly and tank made […]

GREEN CARS & HIGHER HOME PRICES.DOES THAT MAKE SENSE??

Could green cars drive up home prices? May 17, 2011 Home prices on busy suburban roads could benefit from new quiet electric cars.  There’s plenty of things that affect house prices. Falling consumer sentiment, rising interest rates and natural disasters, none of which help prices to grow. The economy, which is looking up. And migration […]

BATTERY CHARGE FOR VEHICLES ONLY TAKES A FEW MINUTES-CAN THIS BE POSSIBLE?READ ON HERE….

New battery technology may allow for complete recharging within minutes By Ben Coxworth 15:08 March 21, 2011 A diagram of a lithium-ion battery constructed using Braun’s nanostructured bicontinuous cathode (left), and a scanning electron microscope image of the nanostructure (right) (Image: Paul Braun, University of Illinois) Of all the criticisms of electric vehicles, probably the […]