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Suzuki Every electric van

07/19/2011, We have heard that Nissan wants to expand upon their LEAF electric car by working on an electric-powered van, but it seems as though Japanese rival Suzuki has beat them to it with the aptly named Every electric van. The Every is not a looker for sure...

Mobius One is an inexpensive SUV aimed at rural Africa

07/19/2011, In developing countries such as Africa, roads are expensive to upkeep and the costs are then passed on to the general population. It is said that those costs will cause consumers to pay 75% more for their daily goods in Sub-Saharan Africa, which is why...

Build your own solar-powered reverse trike for only $550

07/18/2011, If you live in a hot area and you’re a fan of building your own vehicles, you can’t go wrong with this latest DIY Instructable from Farrukh Khan. Called the Solar powered Reverse Trike, it is a DIY solar powered vehicle that can be completed...

Burt Rutan’s swansong, the BiPod hybrid-electric car that can fly

07/18/2011, Burt Rutan, for those who are unfamiliar, is a famous engineer who was behind the Ansari X-Prize-winning SpaceShipOne among many other amazing aircrafts. His swan song, before he retired in April, was finally revealed on Sunday and it is called the BiPod....

F1 cars could incorporate a fighter jet’s canopy in the future

07/18/2011, F1 racing has evolved throughout the years in terms of safety, whereby drivers are now encased in a safety shell that protects them from impacts on all sides, with wheels that are tethered to ensure they don’t fly across the track or into the crowd when...

Solar highways might be the norm

07/17/2011, Solar-powered highways – now that is something you don’t see everyday, although it could very well get more and more common as time passes by. Republic Solar Highways is the company who wants that particular vision to be fulfilled in time,...

Nissan wants to electrify vans next

07/17/2011, Nissan’s foray into the world of commercial electric vehicles (EVs) kick started with the LEAF, and the Japanese company can’t quite get enough of EVs that they will be working on an electric van in the future, with their current NV200 van as...

Orphiro electric motorcycle – quiet and efficient

07/17/2011, Electric cars might be picking up in momentum these days, but here is something that you might want to consider just in case there are jams for you to circumvent during your daily commute to work – the Orphiro electric motorcycle. This efficient and...

Zero waste Honda factories growing in number

07/15/2011, The next time you purchase a vehicle, make sure that it boasts great mileage in addition to being a hybrid mode of transport (or an all electric one if you want to go green all the way), in addition to making sure its factories follow the green path as...

Electric car sharing with the Citroen ‘M’ concept

07/15/2011, The carpool concept is not a foreign one and it has been encouraged for years as it has a couple of benefits. For starters it puts less cars on the road, which means that during peak hour traffic, less cars might mean no traffic jams. As a consequence of...

Inflatable helmet pad makes your helmets safer

07/15/2011, While helmets are required by law to be worn at all times when cycling or on a motorbike, the size and fitting of a helmet isn’t regulated by the government. And even though it is always safer to wear a helmet when riding, a badly fitted helmet can...