Ford Will Start Building Its Own Batteries For Electric Cars
One of the main components of an electric car is its battery. This is important because the battery essentially determines the range of the vehicle, like how long it can travel for before it needs a recharge. Sure, companies could rely on others to make batteries for them, but Ford isn’t doing that.
Thailand Plans To Start Selling Only Electric Vehicles By 2035
The world is starting to move towards electric cars as more people are turning towards it instead of the more commonly-used fuel-powered vehicles. Many governments around the world have announced their interest in making the shift, and the latest comes from Thailand where the government has announced their plans to sell only electric vehicles by 2035.
Ferrari’s CEO Promises Their First EV In 2025
When it comes to the development of electric cars, we’ve mostly seen efforts from more mainstream carmakers that cater to the masses. This is less evident when it comes to companies that are known more for their supercars. However, if you’re curious as to what an EV Ferrari could look like, you won’t have to wait too long to find out.
Researchers Develop Paint That Could Help Reduce The Earth’s Heating
Apart from a choice of aesthetics, there are reasons why certain colors are preferred when it comes to certain things. For example, when choosing curtains to block out the sun, people tend to go with black, but when you’re trying to keep things light and airy and cooling, people tend to go with white.
Facebook’s Global Operations Are Now 100% Supported By Renewable Energy
Huge tech companies like Facebook, Apple, Google, Microsoft, and so on have huge environmental impacts. This is because not only do they produce physical products that consume natural resources, but because they run massive data centers, these data centers also consume natural resources.
Samsung Teams Up With Adidas For Special Version Of The Galaxy Buds Pro
If you love special or collector edition products, then you might be interested to learn that Samsung has recently teamed up with Adidas over in South Korea. This team up has resulted in a special edition of the Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro, where as you can see, they have been packaged to look like you’re buying a pair of sneakers, plus the carrying case has also been designed to look […]
Xiaomi Could Be Interested In Making Their Own Electric Cars
When you think of Xiaomi, there’s a very good chance that you think of the company’s smartphones. However, Xiaomi does way more than just make smartphones. For those unfamiliar, Xiaomi dabbles in all kinds of products ranging from electric screwdrivers to smart lights to robot vacuum cleaners and electric scooters.
Volkswagen’s Project Trinity EV Will Have Features That Can Be Unlocked On Demand
When you buy a car, you usually need to think about the features you want in it. This is why carmakers tend to offer cars in various pre-built configurations where users can pay more for a version that comes with additional features, and usually once you pick a model, it’s not so easy to upgrade/downgrade.
These 3D Printed Beehives Could Help Save The Species
We usually associate bees with being the producers of honey, but did you know that bees are quite important to our ecosystem? This is because in addition to producing honey, bees also help to transfer pollen from one flowering plant to another, thus helping to maintain the cycle of life.
Volvo To Go Fully Electric By 2030
A lot of carmakers have pledged their plans to transition from fuel powered cars to electric cars, but their end date is set quite a distance in the future. However, it seems that Volvo could be beating a lot of them to the punch as the company has announced their plans to transition by 2030.
Researchers Create A Paste That Could One Day Fuel Our Automobiles
Right now many are looking at creating a future in which fossil fuels will no longer be used to power our automobiles. The direction that we’re heading towards comes in the form of electric cars that run on a battery that does not require fuel, or at least not directly (it will need to be charged electrically which still uses fuel in some instances).
Smart Cameras Installed In Wind Turbines Could Reduce Accidental Bird Deaths
Installations like wind turbines are supposed to be good for the environment as it will reduce our dependency on fossil fuels for energy. However, it seems that these large installations have a negative side effect and that is it could result in accidental deaths of birds who might either fly into it or get hit by the blades.
This German City Has Two Solar-Powered Capsules To Help Homeless People Stay Warm
The winters can be brutal for people who are homeless and do not have a warm place to go and stay. This is rather unfortunate, but it seems that over in the German city of Ulm, there exists capsules which are powered by solar energy that have been designed to help the homeless stay warm and give them shelter.
Australian Company Builds A Hydrogen Battery Storage System For The Home
When it comes to sustainable energy, one of the ways of going about that is to use solar energy to bring power to a home. Companies like Tesla have also created devices like the Tesla Powerwall, which takes excess energy that the solar panels might have gathered and stores it, which can then be used for emergencies.
This Could Be The Largest Tesla Solar Roof Installation To Date
As some of you know, Tesla has been expanding their offerings beyond electric cars and have also started to sell its Solar Roof system. While solar panels installed on roofs aren’t new, Tesla’s solution offers up a more aesthetic solution where the Solar Roof tiles are designed to look like regular tiles so that they blend in better.
Massachusetts To Ban The Sale Of New Gas-Powered Cars By 2035
Ideally, we would all drive cars powered by renewable energy, but it’s hard to make people change, especially when for many decades, we’ve been used to the idea of gas-powered vehicles. This is why the state of Massachusetts has announced that by 2035, they will ban the sale of new gas-powered cars.
Scientists Successfully Turn CO2 Into Jet Fuel
Planes use a lot of fuel to power themselves, and in turn the fuel they use is burned and CO2 is given off, which has contributed to climate change. Airline companies have tried to offset this by planting more trees or setting up wind farms, but is that enough? Could there be a better way to approach this problem?
Korea’s Fusion Reactor Sets A Record For Running At 20 Seconds
The world still relies heavily on fossil fuel for our energy needs, but given that fossil fuels are a finite resource, it means that eventually there will come a day when we will run out of it, not to mention the environmental implications of using them. This is why we have been looking for alternative sources of energy.
IKEA’s Tiny Home Looks Pretty Damn Cozy
These days, we’re starting to notice a trend in what is being dubbed as tiny homes. For those who are unfamiliar, tiny homes are a social movement in which the emphasis is placed on homes that are small that don’t take up a lot of space, are self-sufficient, and in some cases, even mobile.
UK Might Ban Fossil Fuel Cars In 2030
It is widely expected that electric cars will become the new standard in the future moving forwards. This is due to the emphasis placed on reducing the use of fossil fuels, and cars that don’t rely on it are expected to become more common in the future. In fact, the UK might try to speed the adoption of electric cars up.