EMW JuiceBox Provides Quick EV Charging for $99

August 15, 2013 by  
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Electric cars are flying off the lot and they seem to be getting more popular with drivers everyday. That said, the technology could still stand to improve, particularly in the area of battery charging. And that’s where  Electric Motor Werks’ level 2 EV JuiceBox  comes in. Unlike your electric car’s built-in charger, which can take hours to charge a car, the Juicebox gives your car a real jolt, delivering 15 kilowatts of electricity carried over a strong 62 amps of current. Read the rest of EMW JuiceBox Provides Quick EV Charging for $99 Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: bosch , Bosch Power Max , electric motor werks , electric vehicle , Electricity , ev charger , green transporation , juice box , level 2 ev        

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MakerBot’s New Digitizer 3d Scanner Set to Hit the Market Next Week

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MakerBot is already a household name in the 3D printing community, and their next invention will make it easier than ever to create 3d printed objects. According to Engadget , the company is planning to launch its new Digitizer next week, which will allow anyone to scan and reproduce objects using a MakerBot Replicator 2. First unveiled at this year’s SXSW , the device is able to turn small objects into 3D design files within a matter of minutes. This will allow DIY enthusiasts to quickly recreate items without the need to dabble in code. Read the rest of MakerBot’s New Digitizer 3d Scanner Set to Hit the Market Next Week Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: 3D printing , autodesk , computer code , digital files , DIY , makerbot , Makerbot digitizer , makerbot replicator 2 , meshmixer , sxsw        

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Solar-Powered Air Conditioning Coming Soon to Trains in India

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Trains are an interesting and environmentally-friendly way to travel. In hot and crowded countries like India, however, comfort might be a poor adjective to describe the experience of the average train passenger. But Indian Railways, a government owned and operated rail network, recently announced that it would be tapping the power of the sun to make traveling in its coach cars a more palatable experience. A partnership with the Indian Institute of Technology will allow the installation of solar harvesting equipment that will supply enough electricity for on-board air conditioning , as well as more efficient internal lighting. Read the rest of Solar-Powered Air Conditioning Coming Soon to Trains in India Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “solar energy” , Electricity , India , Indian Railways , rail travel , solar air conditioning , solar panels , Solar Power , trains , Travel        

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