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Mitsubishi solar powered charging station for EVs debut

07/11/2011, Mitsubishi has just debuted their solar-powered charging station for electric vehicles (EV) today at the MMNA headquarters in Cypress, California. This is fine and dandy considering how electric cars are rather fashionable and popular in California...

BMW unveils the E-scooter

07/11/2011, When it comes to electric vehicles (EV), our thoughts usually jump straight to cars, but if you think about it, motorbikes also run on gasoline, and they contribute to pollution too, albeit on a smaller scale. So if we can make electric cars, why can’t...

Nissan and 4R develop a new EV charging system

07/11/2011, Just when you thought electric vehicles (EV) couldn’t get any greener, Nissan and 4R have decided to come up with a way to make them rechargeable via renewable energy sources. The two companies have just announced that they’ve developed a...

Mitsubishi improves on i-MiEV electric car with a new generation

07/06/2011, There is nothing like progress to marvel at – and Mitsubishi continues to push the boundaries when it comes to electric cars, rolling out a new generation of their i-MiEV electric vehicle that will come in two trim levels. Firstly, there is the...

Morita Fire Fighting Concept picks up 2011 IDEA Gold Award

07/06/2011, Morita’s Fire Fighting Concept is the winner of the 2011 IDEA Gold Award, which is actually the highest possible award when it comes to the Commercial and Industrial Products category. Just what is their Fire Fighting Concept? Well, it is a vehicle...

Covini C3A six-wheeled supercar given a test drive

07/06/2011, The folks over at Jalopnik managed to spend some time with the latest sports car from Covini, the C3A, and they took it for a ride around the Goodwood Festival in the UK. What’s so special about this car, you ask. Well if you haven’t realized...

Transition flying car is road legal now

07/06/2011, A flying car? Doesn’t that deserve a place in the pantheon of crazy gizmos that we would never be able to see in our lifetime? Perhaps, but chances are quite high that the Britney Spears generation will be able to see one take to the skies –...

Samsonite has a new way of bringing your luggage along with you

07/06/2011, Do you not like lugging around your luggage in the train station, or perhaps you wanted a more novel way of transporting your luggage within the confines of the airport (or anywhere else for that matter)? Well it looks like Samsonite has come up with a...

Toyota putting out three new EVs in 2012

07/06/2011, Not many companies are willing to put electric vehicles out there in the market and we’re not sure why, but it looks like Toyota has no qualms about it as they unveil three brand new EVs for 2012. It’s almost like they’re saying they don’t care...

Autopiloted glider might pave the way for perpetual flight

07/05/2011, When it comes to engineering, we can say that humans are heavily inspired by nature. Take a look at how we design the airplane – naturally, the Wright brothers wondered just how it would feel like to soar (although they’re far more successful...

Electric sanitation trucks to roam the streets of Beijing

07/04/2011, There will be 1,060 all-electric sanitation trucks that will head out to the streets of China’s bustling city, Beijing, where these trucks will go around completing tasks such as transporting garbage, sweeping roads and sprinkling water. These will...

CMU Develops Self-Driving Cars That Are Impossible To Crash

07/01/2011, Do you remember the movie Minority Report, where the cars seemingly drove themselves, navigating between each other while changing lanes? It seems kind of scary with all the cars zipping by each other at such high speeds, they look like they might crash...