Nissan’s first extended-range electric car is going to debut in 2016

December 16, 2015 by  
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It’s widely known that range anxiety is one of the main reasons why car buyers haven’t whole-heartedly adopted the new crop of electric vehicles. BMW and Chevy have answered this range anxiety issue with models like the Chevy Volt and BMW i3, with their range extending engines and now Nissan has confirmed plans to offer a new electric vehicle with a small combustion engine. Read the rest of Nissan’s first extended-range electric car is going to debut in 2016

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Century-old church transformed into a bright and edgy skate park

December 16, 2015 by  
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Land Rover Unveils First Range Rover Hybrids

August 22, 2013 by  
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Land Rover has unveiled its first ever hybrid models, the Range Rover and Range Rover Sport hybrid. They are also the world’s first premium diesel SUV hybrids. On the outside the hybrid versions of the popular Range Rover SUVs look identical to the standard versions, but under the hood they are powered by a diesel engine and electric motor. Read the rest of Land Rover Unveils First Range Rover Hybrids Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: diesel hybrid SUV , green car , green SUV , hybrid SUV , Land Rover , Land Rover hybrid , Range Rover , Range Rover hybrid , Range Rover Sport , Range Rover Sport hybrid        

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VOLTAIC’s Converter Solar Backpack Powers Up Your Devices While You’re on the Go

August 22, 2013 by  
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Kids and adults can power-up their electronic devices en route to school or work with this awesome Voltaic Converter Solar Backpack. Big enough to carry all your books and papers for class, the backpack doubles as your very own solar power station. The 3.4 Watt outward facing solar panel siphons the sun’s energy while you skip from class to class- and can be yours if you win Inhabitat’s 2013 Back to School Contest ! Read the rest of VOLTAIC’s Converter Solar Backpack Powers Up Your Devices While You’re on the Go Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: back-to-school eco products , clean tech , eco design , eco-friendly back-to-school , green design , Inhabitat’s 2013 Back to School Contest , portable electronics , solar phone charger , Solar Power , solar powered backpacks , sustainable design , Voltaic Converter Solar Backpack        

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‘Zombie’ Pigeons are Falling from the Sky in Moscow

August 22, 2013 by  
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Living in a big city is difficult enough without having to worry about walking outside and getting hit in the face with a dying pigeon . The Russian capital of Moscow has become inundated with sick birds that become disoriented, spiraling around without a sense of direction and whacking into people’s heads — a phenomenon that some news outlets have dubbed the “pigeon apocalypse.” As the Guardian reports, the most likely culprit for the feathered assaults is an outbreak of Newcastle disease , a contagious avian bug that is also transmittable to humans but is not fatal. Read the rest of ‘Zombie’ Pigeons are Falling from the Sky in Moscow Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: above average temperatures , end times , global warming , Moscow , newcaslte disease , rasputin , russia , salmonella infection , The Guardian , zombie apocalypse , zombie pigeons        

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Plans for High Line-Style Park in Queens Move Forward with Feasibility Study

August 22, 2013 by  
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The score was Friends of the Queensway: 1, Haters: 0 this week as the controversial proposal to turn a disused rail line in Kew Gardens into a new High Line-esque park secured  $1 million in funding . The group behind the project also selected NYC firms WXY Architecture + Urban Design and DLANDSTUDIO Landscape Architecture & Architecture to lead a feasibility study that will be the next phase of the plan. READ MORE > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Adam Lubinsky , bloomingdale trail , chicago , dlandstudio , Forest Hills , Friends of the Queensway , Glendale , Ozone Park , QueensWay , Rego Park , Richmond Hill , trust for public land , Woodhaven , wxy        

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6 Crazy Green Homes That People Actually Live In

August 22, 2013 by  
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Scrooser is a Foot-Powered Scooter that Makes You Feel Like Superman

August 22, 2013 by  
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Although it looks like a something out of the Batman franchise, the Scrooser is a real foot-powered scooter that helps commuters cruise the city at speeds up to 15 miles per hour without using a drop of fuel. The cool-looking vehicle features an impulse drive electric motor that augments the energy generated by the rider’s foot pushing off. A single charge of the lithium-ion battery should last about 25 days in Eco-Mode in an urban environment. Read the rest of Scrooser is a Foot-Powered Scooter that Makes You Feel Like Superman Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Battery powered vehicle , electric scooters , electric vehicle , foot-powered scooters , fuel-free transportation , green transportation , hybrid electric scooters , kickstarter campaign , Kickstarter Scrooter , lithium-ion batteries , Scrooser , Scrooser electric scooter        

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Terracyle Turns Electronic Waste Into Stylish Clipboards

August 22, 2013 by  
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If you’ve ever tried to recycle a used computer , you know how tough it can be to find someone to take your old electronics. Many people don’t even realize that recycling is an option — as a result, 80-85% of used electronic products end up in landfills or incinerators, where they release toxic waste into the environment. Terracyle is working to keep electronic waste out of the environment by transforming used circuit boards into stylish and sturdy clipboards — making this one of our picks for our 2013 Back To School Contest . Read the rest of Terracyle Turns Electronic Waste Into Stylish Clipboards Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: clipboard , e-waste , electronic waste , electronics recycling , recycled electronics , recycled school supplies , upcycling        

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Aluminum-Celmet Could Increase Electric Vehicle Range by 300%

July 15, 2011 by  
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Much is being done to increase the range of electric vehicles, from improved lithium ion batteries to reducing the chassis weight . However, Japanese company  Sumitomo Electric Industries (SEI) have developed a new material that they believe can improve the range of EVs by an impressive 300% . Read the rest of Aluminum-Celmet Could Increase Electric Vehicle Range by 300% Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Aluminum , aluminum celmet , celmet , electric vehicle batteries , electric vehicles , lithium-ion batteries , sumitomo , sumitomo electric industries

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