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Shavit e-bike concept looks stunning

07/19/2011, When it comes to design, often the young (in terms of experience) in any industry have far whackier ideas that might seem to crazy to work – although sometimes they do, but what such ideas bring to the table is creativity that needs to be carefully...

Nissan updates 2012 LEAF with more features and a higher price

07/19/2011, Folks thinking about getting the Nissan LEAF but haven’t invested their hard earned cash into getting one will be pleased to know that their patience has paid off. Nissan has just announced that it launching an updated Nissan LEAF based on feedback...

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...