Archive for the ‘Electric Vehicles’ Category
It appears the Japanese are so hyped up on technology that there is no stopping even for students! A group of them from the Osaka Sangyo University sacrificed their breaks to make a hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicle see the light of day in time for the Tokyo’s Chiyoda Ward on January 13.
Here is some good news for the environment: Google tries out an alternative fueling system based on wireless recharging for electric cars, suggestively named PluglessPower. The tests are being conducted by Evatran in Mountain View, Virginia.
Companies around the world are trying to find solutions to make electric vehicles attractive but so far there hasn’t been a charging speed war among those. It seems that the competition already starts because one of the biggest companies in Japan called JFE Engineering now claims it has developed a quick charger that apparently needs [...]
Luxgen, a Taiwanese company, has unveiled at the Dubai International Auto Show a new all-electric MPV that according to the company, it will the world’s first all-electric 7-passenger MPV.
Dale Vince is one of the Britain’s richest green founder and entrepreneur of green energy supplier Ecotricity (an energy provider which invests profits into wind turbines). He aims to break the land speed record in an all-electric car called the Nemesis.
An engineering team from Winnipeg is claiming to have invented the world’s most energy-efficient car of the future. Their vehicle design, dubbed Ubree, short for Urban Electric Car with Ethanol backup, is for the moment just a wooden model.
Driving a 2008 Tesla Roadster, the owner Simon Hackett and co-driver Emilis Prelgauskas has set a new world record for a production electric vehicle by driving 313 miles (501 km) on a single charge.
Scientists have created the smallest electric motor by getting two atoms at very low temperatures and than placing them in a alternating magnetic field.
Presented at the Frankfurt Motor Show in Germany, the new ED concept from Brabus, is a classy electric car, suggestively named Smart Fortwo, features a sound generator that can make it sound like a space ship
Peugeot iOn will be the first all-electric car launched by the company in Europe next year. This new car will be based on Mitsubishi’s i MiEV electric car. The iOn all-electric Peugeot vehicle will have a maximum speed of 130 km/h (81 mph), with a range of about 130 km.