It seems that plugging in your electric car to charge up its battery could be painful for your bank account, as a certain Katie Green found out to her dismay. In fact, Green cannot believe the fact that she was on the receiving end of a ticket, since she has been doing the exact same thing all the way since 2011.
A good city is one where it has all of the necessary infrastructure to get it going, and that includes an efficient public transport system to handle the huge number of commuters who go to work and return home to the suburbs in the same day, not to mention having plenty of tourists who would want nothing better than to soak in the entire atmosphere. Having said that, it looks […]
The idea of a green vehicle has definitely gained traction. After all, fossil fuels are finite in terms of its availability, and it is wise to start paying attention to renewable fuel and energy sources to keep the constantly growing automotive industry moving along in the right direction. Ford has taken a look at hybrid cars, and they intend to work on a hybrid sei-solar vehicle that will be able […]
HP launched the EliteBook Revolve G1 hybrid PC last year and today, the company announced its successor, the HP EliteBook Revolve G2. The second generation features the exact same chassis and gets a hardware update with the 4th generation of Intel Core i3/i5/i7 ULT processors. The new features include an improved pen experience with an improved palm rejection technology. The hand writing solution is provided by Atmel.Since it is the […]
Normally, anyone with plenty of money to spare would more often than not have a beautiful mansion, live the high life, have a beautiful wife, basically, the whole picture perfect scenario. Of course, it would also be customary to have a nice luxury car parked in your garage alongside a sports car, and most of the time, you would not worry too much about the going price of gas considering […]
Whenever you watch movies like Star Wars, especially in Star Wars episodes 2 and 3, or how about the remake of Total Recall, you begin to wonder how come folks are so law-abiding when they “drive” in the air, whereas they remain utterly reckless whenever they are driving on the ground with lines to guide them. A flying car is certainly as likely as a flying pig, or is it? […]
The good people over at Engadget have managed to snag a hands-on of the a hybrid device that was inspired by the Toshiba Satellite U925, which has been dubbed to be a Windows 8-based hybrid product. Since this particular device is obviously a hybrid device, it comes with a keyboard that can be detached from the touchscreen itself, and whenever you have no need for any kind of typing to […]
It looks like the Taichi hybrid laptop from Asus is too elusive to handle. First unveiled at Computex 2012 in Taiwan, the Taichi sports a dual IPS display that easily converts the device into a tablet or a notebook, depending on your mood. When the Asus Taichi visited the FCC last month, we were already assuming that it will arrive just in time for the holiday season. But it’s not. […]
If you are looking for a new car and want to make sure that the environment gets a shout out along the way, you might want to consider the 2014 Honda Accord Plug-in hybrid that hits the 100MPGe mark. Not the best looking hybrid ride in the market, the Honda Accord Plug-in hybrid does have its fair share of qualities to fall in love with, which would include the estimated […]
Although electric cars are becoming more and more popular these days, one challenge remains – beating gasoline-powered cars in terms of mileage. But the QBEAK electric car is trying to change all that. The QBEAK electric car, currently in its conceptual phase, can reportedly run 500 miles on a single battery charge – even better than the Chevrolet Volt hybrid that can cover 375 miles on a single charge. QBEAK […]
Last month, we wrote to you about Audi’s plans to join this year’s 24 Hours of Le Mans endurance race, hoping to bag another trophy. Well, Audi’s E-Tron technology used on its R18 E-Tron Quattro hybrid car proved to be very reliable indeed as the team won the race. The R18 E-Tron Quattro is the first hybrid to win the prestigious French endurance race. The Audi R18 E-Tron Quattro landed […]
Audi is planning to bag its second trophy at the 2012 24 Hours of Le Mans endurance race. Audi has already proven that its diesel engine technology can indeed break new ground at the 2006 Le Mans. But this year, the German-based car maker will be deploying two of its R18 e-tron quattro cars, using hybrid drive systems. Audi’s hybrid diesel-electric drive systems uses a technology called e-tron. Branded by […]
Ferrari will be launching its first ever gasoline-electric hybrid system in 2013. The said technology will be used and featured on the next Enzo successor. First announced in 2002, the Enzo is a gasoline-powered gorgeous cat that features a mid-engine V12 that is more than capable of running 60 miles per hour in just over 3.14 second. Top speeds can reach up to 221 miles per hour.The Enzo is also […]
It is without a doubt that China is a frontrunner in the world’s economy, and despite the bleak global outlook, analysts still point towards an 8% or so growth for the world’s most populous country this year. Having said that, they are clearly flexing their manufacturing muscles, with BYD working on a new hybrid car known as “Qin”, named after China’s first empire. The Qin plug-in vehicle will rely on […]
Ford Motor has lifted up the curtain on the handling and storage recommendations of electric as well as hybrid electric vehicles, where both categories will come with high-voltage batteries underneath the hood, so to speak. It seems that the more complex a vehicle is, the more care and concern you need to shower it with. Case in point, Ford’s recommended electric vehicle procedures will include proper shutdown processes, in addition […]
Talk about going all the way when it comes to going green – this wooden electric bicycle hybrid that was developed by design students Jirka Wolff, Andreas Patsiaouras and Marcel Heise is certainly a sight to behold. They are currently students at the HAWK University of Applied Sciences and Arts in Hildesheim, Germany, and this hybrid vehicle has been christened as “Rennholz”, which is translated to “racing wood”. Taking up […]
Gone are the days when SUVs are considered as gas guzzlers – not with the introduction of hybrid technology, that is. The Volvo XC60 Plug-in Hybrid concept is the latest idea from the Swedish motoring company. While most of the world will remain fixated on CES 2012 that kicks off for the masses this coming Sunday, the Detroit Auto Show is not that far off either, being just days away, […]
When you think of iconic aspects of London, you probably think of the black cabs, the London underground, telephone booths and their double-decker buses. Well as it turns out, the double-decker bus will be getting a makeover come 2012 and will become a hybrid double-decker bus that officials promise is “most environmentally friendly” and “the latest, greatest masterpiece of British engineering.” Their words, not ours.
Back in September, the Samsung Galaxy Note was spotted at the FCC, and for those who have been meaning to get their hands on it, the good news is that the phone/tablet hybrid has recently gotten its stamp of approval from the FCC which means that it is primed for release, although when that is remains a mystery for now.
Some time back in November, we reported that ASUS’s Padfone was spotted on GLBenchmarks with a Qualcomm MSM8960 processor. As it turns out that may not be the case according to Nicole Scott from netbooknews.com who claims to have it on good authority that the ASUS Padfone will not be running on a Qualcomm processor, but NVIDIA’s Tegra 3 quad-core processor instead.