Nanoflowcell has developed the world's first saltwater-powered electric car - the Quant e-Sportlimousine - it just received approval for testing in Europe! The futuristic gull-winged vehicle runs on a
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Cast in concrete, the outer semi-circular shell attaches the house to the shoreline with sand foundations. Solar cells line the outer shell to take advantage of Cape Town's abundant sunshine however; the
Back in the 1960's Peel produced the smallest production cars in the world, but sadly they had to close up shop in 1966. Fast forward to today and the company has received a fresh round of funding to
Kia just announced pricing for its first electric car! The 2015 Kia Soul EV will arrive later this year starting at $33,700. With a price tag just shy of $34k before any tax incentives, the Soul EV will
Wind, water, solar are common sources of renewable energy, but what about the clouds? Can cloud power provide our clean energy and water needs? A Russian scientist is aiming to do just that with the Air
Roskilde's new power plant will incinerate rubbish from nine local municipalities as well as selected international locations to generate electricity and heat for the historic city. The building's unique
Volkswagen just announced the pricing details for its first electric car to be offered in the United States! The 2015 e-Golf will offer a 115 horsepower electric motor and a 24.2 kWh lithium-ion battery -
Starck is a long-time bike rider and lover of the freedom bikes convey, both physically and mentally, and he first came to know Moustache Bikes as a customer. A collaboration became inevitable and thus,
Did you know that the cocoon membranes of a silk moth contain trace amounts of several elements such as sodium, chlorine, potassium, magnesium, sulphur, calcium and copper, as well as carbon, nitrogen and
If you love turning heads when you take a ride around town, then the Ryno electric unicycle is probably for you. Designer Chris Hoffmann had his eyes set on the Segway crowd when he started work on the
Silicon Valley-based startup Renovo Motors just unveiled one of the world's most spectacular all-electric sports cars: the Renovo Coupe. The Renovo Coupe borrows its chassis from the Shelby CSX 9000 and
Inspired by the hyper-modern Coop Himmelb(l)au-designed architecture at BMW Welt, Point.One S's sleek organic shape blends superior functionality and design into a symbol for environmentally friendly
Artist Felix Cheong designed Oscillating Platforms, a proposal for an off-grid floating art installation submitted to the 2014 Land Art Generator Initiative (LAGI) design competition. Outfitted with
July was a banner month in Spain in terms of renewable energy production with 34 percent of the country's energy needs being met by wind and solar energy. Wind was the prominent low-carbon energy source
Germany Shatters Record by Producing 31% of its Electricity from Renewables in the First Half of 2014!
When it comes to the production of renewable energy, Germany is well ahead of the game - villages regularly break records by producing more energy than they need, and the country has met up to 74% of its
The annual Shell-Eco Marathon challenges student teams around the world to design the best ultra energy-efficient vehicle, which is then put to the test during racing events in Asia, America and Europe.
If you've ever wished that your regular bike were an electric one, you're in luck: a Pittsburgh-based engineer named Micah Toll has created a kit that allows any bicycle to transform into a perky little
Electric vehicles are the future of personal transportation - but hooking your car up to a cable every time you stop can be a drag. Several automakers are working on wireless inductive technology that can
Last week Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced that the automaker will deliver 100,000 electric vehicles in 2015. The news sent Tesla's stock up five percent the morning after Musk released the statement.
Australian team Sunswift destroyed a 26-year old record for the world’s fastest long-range electric vehicle this week, traveling over 310 miles at an average of 62 mph. The previous record clocked in at
Tesla's CEO Elon Musk has revealed that the automaker's latest sedan will be called the Model III when it goes on sale in 2017. Both cheaper and smaller than the Model S, the Tesla Model III (or the
In an effort to foster the adoption of more electric vehicles, China has announced that all electric, hybrid and fuel cell vehicles will be exempt from the purchase tax until 2017. Currently China's car
Three-Wheeled Toyota i-ROAD Electric Vehicle Becomes Part of France’s Smart City Car Sharing Program
Adorable EV alert! With its unique three wheel design and compact footprint, Toyota's i-ROAD electric vehicle represents the future of personal transport. And now drivers in Grenoble, France will have a
Art students in Germany converted an electrical tower outside of Hattigen into an impromptu art installation with vibrant panels of stained glass. Lechtturm (which means Lighthouse in German) glitters
Eco Marine Power (EMP) is dedicated to developing energy-efficient marine vessels, and they just unveiled their latest ship design - the Aquarius Unmanned Surface Vessel (USV). Developed to incorporate a
Electric vehicles are known for being whisper quiet, but that wouldn't be right with a Harley-Davidson chopper. In place of gas explosions making a racket, the LiveWire produces a high-pitched whir with
In what could be a game changer for the solar energy industry, a house in suburban Sydney, Australia has installed the world's first building integrated solar system that generates electricity and heat.
Riding a bike to work has its limitations. The charm fades after a few days of arriving to work covered in sweat and then manhandling your bike into a spot where it will hopefully still be at the end of
Michael Jantzen has unveiled a conceptual design for the Sun Rays Visitor Center, a steel and concrete educational facility that doubles as a solar electric power plant in the desert. The off-grid
Electric vehicle batteries are heavy and bulky, which limits EV range and cargo capacity. However that could change thanks to groundbreaking new research from the University of Central Florida.
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