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Volkswagen launches Touareg, Beetle variants


January 5th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) German automobile giant Volkswagen Thursday launched new versions of its sports utility vehicle (SUV) Touareg and small car Beetle. It also unveiled its concept hybrid ... Read more...

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New alloy converts waste heat into green energy


June 23rd, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 23 (IANS) A new alloy that can convert heat directly into electricity would open an entirely new way of generating power.Researchers from the College of Science and Engineering, ... Read more...

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Flying Maruti car at AeroIndia this year


February 1st, 2011 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) India may soon have its own 'flying car', making the "Star Wars" movie fantasy a reality for Indians. And it will be showcased alongside fighter jets.The ... Read more...

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Chevy Volt: A Winner From GM’s Stable!


January 15th, 2011 - 5:38 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 15, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Chevrolet Volt, the eco-friendly hybrid car from the stable of GM has played a major role in resurrecting the image of the company. Since its debut, ... Read more...

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Detroit Auto Show 2011: Volt Makes GM Proud Again!


January 11th, 2011 - 9:16 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Detroit, Jan 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Detroit Auto Show 2011, the largest auto show of the year in U.S. has started and the top car makers are vying for attention ... Read more...

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GM all set to use oil spill boom material in the Chevy Volt


December 21st, 2010 - 8:33 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New Orleans, Dec 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) General Motors have found a new use for the plastic materials that was used to trap some of the oil in the Gulf.Shortly after an ... Read more...

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GM Making Chevy Volt, Parts Built Using Oil Spill Boom


December 21st, 2010 - 8:23 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dec 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Chevy Volt, the much touted GM car with a green footprint is in news again. The latest news is that the iconic U.S. car maker is ... Read more...

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GM CEO Mocks At Toyota Prius, Reiterates The Company Is Back In The Game


December 12th, 2010 - 7:05 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dec 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The CEO of General Motors, the legendary US based car maker took the opportunity of a public appearance to take potshots at rival Toyota Motors, the ... Read more...

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Only organic food for Alba’s daughter


November 28th, 2010 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 28 (IANS) Hollywood actress Jessica Alba lets her two-year-old daughter Honor eat only organic food.The 29-year-old actress is committed to a green lifestyle and doesn't want two-year-old Honor - her ... Read more...

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Tips on how to carry out burglaries, by Japanese thief


November 27th, 2010 - 4:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 27 (ANI): A Japanese thief, who calls himself as a gentleman cat burglar, has written a book on how one can carry out burglaries.Hajime Karasuyama, the pen name of the ... Read more...

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World’s first 3D printed fully functioning hybrid car


November 4th, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 04 (ANI): Two firms in the US have collaborated to develop a car built entirely by a 3D printer.Urbee was made using additive manufacturing processes, which prints layer upon layer ... Read more...

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Chevrolet Volt 2011 manages to live up to the expectations


October 20th, 2010 - 9:14 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Oct 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Chevrolet Volt has finally been released. The car has been highly anticipated and expectations have grown over the years.However the good news is that ... Read more...

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Honda launches hybrid car ‘Fit’


October 11th, 2010 - 8:57 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tokyo, Oct 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Honda on Friday launched a rival version of Toyota’s Prius. The company launched the hybrid version of its popular Fit model in Japan.This car has become ... Read more...

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Honda Launches Fit


October 11th, 2010 - 8:14 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Oct 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Honda Motor has come up with hybrid Fit, which was launched in Japan on Friday. The car which is said to be the cheapest petro-electric car ... Read more...

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Honda Launches Compact Fit Hybrid, Takes On Toyota


October 11th, 2010 - 6:32 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
October 11, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The Fit subcompact model from Honda saw a hybrid version being unveiled last Friday. This particular model is likely to become the most inexpensive ... Read more...

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Toyota’s Prius is going to have a kind of ’spaceship sound’ to warn the pedestrians


August 27th, 2010 - 7:41 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tokyo, Aug 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) New regulations in Japan have forced automaker giant, Toyota to install gadgets that can make sounds similar to those is some sci-fi movies to warn pedestrians ... Read more...

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Human-powered ‘hybrid’ car can clock 30mph uphill


August 16th, 2010 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 16 (ANI): Imagine a car running without fuel - just on human power of muscle. Well, you don't have to imagine any more, thanks to a new car that you ... Read more...

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FDA approves flying car


June 30th, 2010 - 8:19 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Jun 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Federal Aviation Administration in the United States has approved a hybrid car, that is capable of flying and soon it seems that it would ... Read more...

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Toyota’s president apologises for recall


February 6th, 2010 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Toyota, Feb 6 (DPA) Toyota Motor Corp's president apologised for recalls of millions of his company's cars worldwide in his first public appearance since the problems began last month at the world's ... Read more...

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Fiat planning hybrid, India-specific small cars


January 6th, 2010 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) Auto manufacturer Fiat India could come out with a hybrid car by the year-end or early 2011, apart from an India-specific small car, a senior company official ... Read more...

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Eco-friendly vehicles rally held in Delhi


November 22nd, 2009 - 7:51 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.22 (ANI): A first-ever rally of eco-friendly vehicles with the theme 'Save the Earth' was hosted in the national capital on Sunday.Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit flagged off the ... Read more...

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Thursdays are veggie days, Belgian town tells citizens


May 14th, 2009 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
Ghent (Belgium), May 13 (DPA) Two thousand years after the earliest Christians gave up eating meat on Friday as a penance, the Belgian town of Ghent went one better by urging its ... Read more...

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Celebrities Go Green


March 5th, 2009 - 1:31 am ICT by GD
If you thought blonds could only star in jokes, think again. Pamela Anderson, Paris Hilton and Kim Kardashian are the stars in the Green movement.Cameron Diaz is already driving a hybrid car ... Read more...

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DiCaprio cuts back on green talks not to sound patronising


November 18th, 2008 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 18 (ANI): American actor Leonardo DiCaprio has decided to talk less about environmental issues because he does not want to sound patronising.The 34-year-old star, who has been talking and ... Read more...

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Enter AFS Trinity’s XH-150 mpg Hybrid water ran car! Exit gasoline


June 5th, 2008 - 12:01 am ICT by David M N James
With everyone seeking alternatives to petrol due to the sharp increase in fuel costs, Belle Vue has come up with a wanton animal that doesn’t really need gasoline. This wanton car ... Read more...

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Poorest Americans’ carbon emissions double global average


April 29th, 2008 - 5:17 pm ICT by admin
Washington April 29 (IANS) People consuming the least energy in the US are still producing more than double the global per-capita average of carbon emissions, reveals a new study. Carbon emissions in ... Read more...

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British government welcomes Tata buy


March 26th, 2008 - 10:16 pm ICT by admin
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, March 26 (IANS) Trade and Investment Minister Lord Digby Jones - who has just won a campaign to be allowed to drive a Jaguar - said Wednesday the ... Read more...

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New battery to rev up hybrid electric vehicles


January 20th, 2008 - 2:01 pm ICT by admin
Canberra, Jan 20 (ANI): A new hybrid car battery called "UltraBattery" has been developed by CSIRO (Commonwealth Scientific and Research Organization) in Australia, which lasts longer, costs less and is more powerful ... Read more...

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Assamese youth develops a gearless two-in-one car


January 17th, 2008 - 3:59 pm ICT by admin
Guwahati, Jan.17 (ANI): n Assamese youngster has developed a hybrid car without gears that runs on solar power as well as petrol. It causes minimum pollution. Developed by Kanak Gogoi of Guwahati, ... Read more...

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The 8 easy ways to be eco-friendly around the house


January 14th, 2008 - 4:24 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Jan 14 (ANI): Want to live a more environmental friendly life but dont know how? Well, all you need to do is follow eight simple steps.The steps have been detailed ... Read more...

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Cars developed by Amity students displayed at Auto Expo-2008


January 11th, 2008 - 7:09 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Jan 11 (ANI): Engineering students of Amity University are visibly proud to have the cars designed and developed by them displayed at the ongoing Auto Expo-2008 at Pragati Maidan. India's first ... Read more...

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