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Fashionable to have an electric vehicle

Seems to be fashionable to have an electric vehicle but the advantages are not so many.  An electric vehicle is a little bit more expensive, has a limited range and is difficult to plug in wherever you need. A new study could just about sway opinion, however; Electric Vehicles are said to equal about $1 […]

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Sharing power between electric-powered vehicles and homes

Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) announces that it has developed a vehicle to home1(V2H) system for the mutual sharing of power between electric-powered vehicles, such as plug-in hybrid vehicles (PHVs) and electric vehicles (EVs), and homes.

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eHighway concept of Siemens toward future zero emission

Significant contributors to road pollution are also freight vehicles and an active development of electric vehicles towards a zero emission is the future. Siemens is currently testing a solution to adapt trucks at a railway or tram technology. Heavy goods vehicles will be fitted with a newly developed pantograph that can transfer electric power to […]

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ORO a human powered vehicle the best for urban mobility

You Yin Ting, a well known industrial designer from Hong Kong delighted us with a rocking chair concept used for urban mobility, called oRo. This small human powered vehicle offers a zero emission, eco friendly, cost effective and practical solution to the urban mobility. The human powered vehicle runs on two wheels which can be […]

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Mini Norris a future urban electric vehicle

Mini Norris should probably be the strongest car ever built because has passed all crash tests of the world. As we found from Automotto, this impressive car was designed by Milos Paripovic, one of the graduate from University of Applied Arts in Vienna. According to him, „cars are like a humans” because they have features […]

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Fuel-cell buses with hybrid technology go into regular service in Switzerland

PostAuto Schweiz AG has become the first company in Switzerland to deploy fuel-cell technology for public road transport.

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Solar impulse an aircraft for the future

The Swiss sun powered aircraft called Solar Impulse is on its first attempt in an intercontinental flight, from Switzerland to Morocco, without a drop of fuel. The pilot Andre Borschbergthe flew 2500km due to high tech aircraft which is very light but fitted with 12,000 solar cells to feed the electric engines. The aircraft made […]

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Emissions-free fuel-cell car from Mercedes-Benz conquers Hollywood

An increasing number of Hollywood stars are opting for eco-friendly mobility from Mercedes-Benz.

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Ample’s Eo electric vehicle-the world’s first e-quadricycle

Ample International shows this week its small electric vehicle, probably the world’s first e-quadricycle called Eo at the Electric Vehicle Symposium in Los Angeles.

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Researchers solve tuning problem for wireless power transfer systems

Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed a new way to fine-tune wireless power transfer (WPT) receivers, making the systems more efficient and functional. WPT systems hold promise for charging electric vehicles, electronic devices and other technologies.

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