Category Archives: Green

This Solar-Powered Plane Could Reach the Edge of Space

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Normally to get to the far reaches of our atmosphere, you need to expel an incredible amount of energy. But one man plans to go the distance a bit more sustainably than the rest. Continue Reading »

Tesla vs Mercedes: Who Wins in a Drag Race?

Tesla Model S drag race photo

A Tesla Model S P85 recently took on a Mercedes-Benz AMG G63 in a 1/4 mile drag race pitting a powerful V8 against an electric to show that it’s not all about horsepower. Both of these cars are undeniably fast, but does the more powerful Mercedes leave the Tesla in its dust or does the electric hold its own?

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You Can Ride a Poop-Powered Bus in the UK

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Alternative fuels are all the rage these days, and now even your poop can be turned into fuel. Yes, your poop! This theory is being put to the test by a bus in Britain called the Bio-bus which runs on biomethane gas produced from a combination of human waste and food waste.

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Mini Citysurfer Electric Scooter is a Range Extender for your Feet


On the whole, Mini tends to build small cars. However the automaker’s latest concept takes that formula to the extreme – so small in fact, that it only has two wheels. And it’s not exactly a car. Continue Reading »

Audi A7 H-Tron Previews a Sexy Future for Hydrogen


There’s an ongoing debate regarding the alternative fuel of the future. Will we be driving electric cars in 25 years or is hydrogen the go-to solution? Audi – it appears – doesn’t have the answer, rather it has two. First came the electric (and subsequently hybrid) e-tron setup, and now there’s this – the A7 Sportback h-tron quattro.

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BMW i8 Crash in Thailand is World’s First

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Sure it’s cool to be the first on your block to own the BMW i8. But it’s not cool to be the first owner involved in a crash of the electric supercar.

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Is Jaguar Building an Electric F-Type?

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Auto journalists make it a habit of every so often combing through the utterly boring hell-scape that are patent applications for scoops on new cars. Most of the time it yields no results, but every now and then, you come across something interesting. For instance, finding out that Jaguar might be building an EV version of the F-Type.

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World’s Most Expensive Tesla Model S Expected in LA

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Peruse the Internet and you’ll find the Tesla Model S is a fine and well-respected car. It’s svelte looks, impressive efficiency, and sporty driving dynamics earn it high marks from some big names in the biz. But one company wants to make the Model S even finer and a lot more expensive. Continue Reading »

BMW Turning Street Lights Into Charging Stations

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One of the challenges of an electric car is finding a place to plug it in. Charging stations can be hard to come by – making this one of the reasons some people shy away from electric car ownership in general. BMW, though, has a plan to make it easier by turning ordinary lampposts into electric vehicle charging stations.

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Amsterdam Gets World’s First Solar Bike Path


Every morning, around 2,000 cyclists commute along a bike path between the Amsterdam suburbs of Krommenie and Wormerveer. But beginning next week, that stretch of bike trail will be serving two purposes: shuttling cyclists and generating electricity. Continue Reading »