ZMP debuts single-seater robotic electric car

January 17, 2011 by  
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Eco Factor: Zero-emission vehicle powered by electricity. Japanese automobile manufacturer ZMP has announced a new single-seater electric robotic vehicle, the RoBoCar. The zero-emission vehicle features an array of sensors that include an Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU), speed sensor and laser range finders

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Researchers develop new technique to develop energy generating clothes

January 17, 2011 by  
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Eco Factor: Nanotubes infused with powdered boron and magnesium to produce electricity for portable electronic devices. A team of researchers at the University of Texas at Dallas have developed a new technique to spin yarns out of powders such as boron and magnesium

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Romet’s 4E prototype promises an affordable green ride

October 25, 2010 by  
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Eco Factor: Electric vehicle powered by either lead acid or lithium-ion.

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Spray-on photovoltaics to turn steel into solar

October 25, 2010 by  
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Eco Factor: Photosensitive dyes could be sprayed onto steel for energy generation. Tata Steel-led Corus and Swansea University (Wales, UK) have collaborated to bring about solar conversion of steel sheets with a pioneering spray-on technology. As the developers plan to coat steel sheets with photosensitive dyes, they would act as power generating solar cells.

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E-True 3W electric vehicle offers a stylishly compact ride

September 21, 2010 by  
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Eco Factor: Concept vehicle powered by a zero-emission electric engine. Driving single in a four-seat car is far from being an eco-friendly way to commute.

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