Posts Tagged ‘electric engine’

Two-wheeled urban vehicle runs on electric engine

Wednesday, April 8, 2009 0:07 1 Comment

Segway and General Motors are working together to develop a two-wheeled electric car with two seats to be a quick, cheap and “eco” alternative at the traditional cars from the entire world. The vehicle’s project called PUMA (Personal Urban Mobility and Accessibility), would involve also a vast communications network that would allow vehicles to to [...]

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Eco models at the Geneva Motor Show

Wednesday, March 4, 2009 14:12 No Comments

At the Geneva Motor Show 2009, the auto producers around the world will present over 130 world premieres, as the automotive industry for a few days trying to dispel some of the bleak prospects about it’s future. The “eco” technologies will have an important place at the Geneva Motor Show, this area will benefit from [...]

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MINI E Electric Car Is Trendy in New York

Tuesday, January 6, 2009 13:32 No Comments

The applicants list who want to drive the Mini E electric car is increasing, the number of those interested of this model is four times bigger than the cars number. At the Mini E model presentation, BMW announced that only 450 of these units will run on the New York streets.

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First Zero Emission Bike That Will Charge in 5 Minutes

Monday, January 5, 2009 15:03 4 Comments

Those from Honda comes with a new eco proposal for a greener urban transport: the zero emission bike, called E-Dream. The electric engine,  20kW EL-1, is one of the most energy efficient from its class and the bike can reach 60 km / h.

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Video: World’s Fastest Zero-Emission Electric Kart

Friday, December 19, 2008 11:37 No Comments

World’s fastest zero-emission electric Go-Kart was built by an engineer. The Go-Kart reaches speeds up to 60mph, it has an Alltrax AXE-7234 controller and an ES-33 motor. The engineer will enter to the records book with this car because the electric engine propels the vehicle to speeds in excess of 100kph. Six Optima D34 Yellow Top [...]

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Opel HydroGen4 Make Its First Appearance in Europe

Monday, December 1, 2008 13:51 No Comments

General Motors will begin a series of tests in Europe with the new Opel HydroGen4, a vehicle which is powered by hydrogen fuel cells. The environmentally friendly model will be tested in the first stage at Berlin, and then the new companies to use HydroGen4 services. Important names such ADAC, Allianz, Coca Cola, Hilton, Linde, [...]

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Volkswagen Released The New Hydrogen-Based Passat

Thursday, November 20, 2008 12:24 No Comments

Volkswagen created in collaboration with Shanghai Auto, a vehicle powered by hydrogen fuel cells. The model is a Passat Lingyu and promotes the use of alternative energy in the automotive industry. The model production  will start in 2010. Fuel cells which is equipped Passat Lingyu was developed in partnership between Shanghai Auto and Volkswagen, Tongji [...]

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Porsche Is On The Verge Of Releasing The Electrical Prototype Of The 911 Model

Tuesday, October 14, 2008 10:39 No Comments

The auto tuning company named RUF specialized in modifying Porsche models, announced the development of a prototype 100% electric, of the model 911. Thus, the classic boxer engine was replaced with one electric, able to develop 204 horsepower and to propeller the car up to a maximum speed of 224 km per hour. To recharge [...]

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