Electric buggy to take on Pikes Peak on Yokohama’s orange oil tires

June 17, 2010 by  
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Eco Factor: Zero-emission vehicle powered by electricity. Bringing electric engines and Yokohama’s orange oil-infused tires to the test, the EV Sports Concept HER-02 buggy is ready to take on the Pikes Peak Hill Climb. The buggy gets powered by an AC motor that runs on batteries developed by Sanyo.

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Purdue scientists develop new process for generating hydrogen for fuel cells

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Eco Factor: Researchers develop promising fuel cell technology for future cars. A new process for storing and generating hydrogen to run fuel cells in cars has been invented by chemical engineers at Purdue University .

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LG Electronics unveils first solar hybrid air conditioner

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Eco Factor: Hybrid air conditioner equipped with a solar cell module. LG Electronics has announced the development of the first solar hybrid air conditioner in Korea. The eco-friendly air conditioning unit harvest solar energy via a solar cell module attached to the top of the outdoor unit, which will be able to produce up to 70W of power per hour.

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