Tag: Green

The Facebook Drone That Could Change the Internet

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Mark Zuckerburg is ready to spread the time suck that is Facebook to the 10 percent of the world without Internet access. But in a really cool way that makes one want to play Candy Crush just to support the endeavor. Continue Reading »

Be Like Marty McFly with this Onewheel Electric Board

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You wouldn’t call it a skateboard and with the big go-kart wheel mounted midship, you certainly couldn’t call it a hoverboard. But if you ever wanted to experience Marty McFly’s space age transport from Back to the Future Part II in the real world, this is one of the closest things to it.  Continue Reading »

Elon Musk Predicts Driving May Be Outlawed

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Fact: Humans ruin everything. Well, everything good, at least. Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk thinks driving is next. In a recent conference, Automotive News, Musk expressed his thoughts that human-driven cars are simply too much of a risk. With autonomous cars creeping up over the horizon, he believes it’s not out of the question that legislation will one day ban people from driving.

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Elon Musk Promises to End Range Anxiety With New Update

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Range anxiety— if you own an electric car you know the phrase all too well. It’s the lingering fear that you won’t be able to make it to your destination on a single charge. But fear no more, Elon Musk says he’s going to change all that this Thursday. If you own a Tesla.

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IED Syrma Concept: A Student-Designed 900HP Hybrid Supercar Gem

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Wax on, wax off. The students at the Transportation Design School at Istituto Europeo di Design are becoming the masters. Debuting at the Geneva Motor Show this year, the IED Syrma hybrid supercar is a concept focused on safety and created  at the request of Italian motoring publication Quattroruote.

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2018 Honda CR-Z Could Ditch Hybrid Unit for Turbocharged Engine

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In 2010, Honda gave us a car that no one specifically asked for — the lukewarm hatch that was the CR-Z. It looked good enough, and it evoked enough nostalgia to pique our interest, but no one loved that hybrid drivetrain. Continue Reading »

This Concept Previews the Electric Porsche of the Future

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Hybrids and pure electric cars are leading the way into the future, and Porsche has been working much of that technology into its lineup. They’ve yet to release a pure hybrid Porsche, though, so that leaves questions about what that car will be when it is inevitably introduced.

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The BMW i Remote Is the Apple Watch’s First Car App

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Apple’s newest product for the hypebeasts, the Apple Watch, was officially unveiled this week. The smartphone for your wrist comes in two sizes and a variety of different colors and materials and ranges in price from $349 for the base to $17,000 for a limited edition 18-karat gold version. Continue Reading »

This Chinese Electric “Urban Supercar” Only Has 10 Horsepower

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Oh, China, you’re so silly. In today’s episode of Chinese Auto: Replica Shmeplica, Lishidedidong presents the all-electric Urban Supercar. It’s the first and only supercar in the world to sport a wild and crazy 10 horsepower or less. It is not the first car, however, with this general shape and styling. That title would belong to Lamborghini.

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The Apple Car Will Not be a BMW i3

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As of late, few cars have generated as much fervor as Apple’s clandestine new electric vehicle. That being said, very little is known about the highly anticipated EV, but we can tell you one thing, it won’t come in the form of a BMW.  Continue Reading »