Shipping containers are often repurposed as houses, apartments and studios, but Swedish artist Michael Johansson sees them as building blocks for his sculptures. In a new exhibit in Umeå, Sweden,
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Researchers at Purdue University have discovered a new highly efficient technique for making hydrogen fuel cells for vehicles. Dubbed hydrothermolysis, the new process uses a high hydrogen-content
Photo by Kodiax2 We Americans love our cars, (or at least that's what they've been telling us all these years) but this last year showed a remarkable drop in car ownership - down by 4,000,000 vehicles!
It's about that time of the year when roads start freezing over and cars slip-slide into accidents. Fortunately for drivers, Researchers at the University of Houston, Texas want to make these ice-related
We're pretty certain that parking lots of the future will be more than just storage areas for our vehicles. They'll generate their own power, have morphing advertisements, and likely recharge cars as
The problem with grid-powered electric cars, bikes, and scooters is that you never know what's supplying their energy. Is it coal, solar, nuclear, or some combination of the three? Enter the E-Move
Chickens may start losing sleep over more than Americans’ love of McNuggets. Chicken consumption in the US creates over six billion pounds of feathers each year. Previously discarded as waste,
If you happen to be idling your car's engine on the streets of New York, you may find yourself face to face with George Pakenham, the Verdant Vigilante. The 59 year-old Wall Street mortgage broker is a
What is stronger than steel and stands to revolutionize our built environment? Paper! Or rather, buckypaper to be more precise. Buckypaper is a material composed of carbon nanotubes that is 10 times
Every year, Peugeot launches a contest call for entries from the international design community to showcase their talents in a concept car showdown. The theme for this year's contest requested that they
With the 2008 Summer Olympics just around the corner, the Chinese government has started their plan to ban one million vehicles from the streets of Beijing. The initiative got underway this week with the
What will the future vehicle look like? That's the question that Volkswagen asked to their top engineers and their answer is the Volkswagen 2028 concept vehicles. The results are as interesting as they
The state of California passed legislation last week that will mandate the use of 'Environmental Performance' labels for all new cars sold in the state. Each vehicle receives a 'Global Warming' and 'Smog'
It's a condo boom for sea creatures as retired New York subway cars are being hurled into the ocean deep. The initiative, headed by the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control,
BMW and Volkswagen have announced a new partnership with ChargePoint that will create express electric vehicle charging corridors along heavily-traveled routes on the both the East and West coasts of the
When the Tesla Model S was launched it looked rather like the mature big brother sedan to the fast and funky Roadster, but all that has come to an end with the inclusion of the "Insane Mode" button on the
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