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India can be a great power using more renewable energy


January 17th, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) India can be a great power, ushering in a game changing third industrial revolution by utilising its renewable energy resources and collaborating with power ... Read more...

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Electric cars ‘are as dirty as diesel cars’


February 24th, 2011 - 11:49 am ICT by ANI
London, Feb 24 (ANI): The amount of pollution generated by electric cars is similar to that of a frugal conventional diesel car, according to UK consumer watchdogs.Experts at Which? said electric cars ... Read more...

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Now, synthetic gasoline that is cheaper, eco-friendly


January 28th, 2011 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 28 (ANI): Have the soaring oil prices given you a headache? Well, you are about to get some relief.A research collaboration in England has resulted in a synthetic, hydrogen-based fuel ... Read more...

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Green hybrid supercar zooms with jet turbine


September 30th, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 30 (IANS) A new 200 mph-speed supercar that merges sporty looks with the latest "green" technology from the Jaguar stable is set to rock the prestigious Paris Motor Show when ... Read more...

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Electric vehicles to force auto ancillaries to rejig business


September 28th, 2010 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 28 (IANS) The global move towards battery-powered electric vehicles (EV) would force many auto ancillaries supplying engine and transmission parts to re-engineer themselves, said a Japanese official. "The EV has less ... Read more...

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Super-light car bags $5m fuel efficiency prize


September 17th, 2010 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 17 (ANI): The main prize of a 10-million-dollar challenge to design a car capable of 100 miles per gallon (mpg) has gone to the makers of a futuristic-looking vehicle that ... Read more...

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Hydrogen-powered unmanned plane sets 26-hour flight endurance record


December 1st, 2009 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 1 (ANI): The Naval Research Laboratory's Ion Tiger, a hydrogen-powered fuel cell unmanned air vehicle (UAV), has flown 26 hours and 1 minute carrying a 5-pound payload, setting another unofficial ... Read more...

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Fuel cell powered unmanned air vehicle sets unofficial flight endurance record


October 14th, 2009 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 14 (ANI): The Naval Research Laboratory's (NRL's) Ion Tiger, a hydrogen-powered fuel cell unmanned air vehicle (UAV), has flown 23 hours and 17 minutes, setting an unofficial flight endurance record ... Read more...

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Economic crisis has given the world a second chance


October 6th, 2009 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Joydeep Gupta Bangkok, Oct 6 (IANS) By 2020, India must reduce its energy use by 16 percent from a business as usual (BAU) scenario if global warming is to be kept within ... Read more...

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World’s first mass-produced zero-emission minicar to hit Jap market next month


June 13th, 2009 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, June 13 (ANI): The world's first mass-produced zero-emission minicar, the "i-MiEV", is all set to debut on the Japanese market next month, which may usher in a new age of driving ... Read more...

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Unmanned aerial vehicles take flight using fuel cells


March 31st, 2009 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 31 (ANI): Scientists have used fuel cells to power unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), which would help tactical decision-makers gather critical information more efficiently and more quietly.Piloted remotely or autonomously, ... Read more...

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Hydrogen fuel to boost range of drones seven-fold


March 31st, 2009 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 31 (IANS) Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) or drones that scan terrains unobtrusively for possible threats and intelligence can now fly farther and carry heavier loads with the help of fuel ... Read more...

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Platinum-free fuel cell may offer cheaper green power


December 26th, 2008 - 6:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 26 (ANI): Chinese scientists have devised new low cost platinum-free fuel cells that promises to offer cheaper green power.These cells use alkali membrane and may make it possible ... Read more...

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Engineer working to better engine performance, cut emissions


September 18th, 2008 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 18 (IANS) The five engines in Song-Charng Kong's lab have come a long way since Karl Benz patented a two-stroke internal combustion engine in 1879.There are fuel injectors and turbochargers ... Read more...

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Carbon capture strategy could lead to zero emission cars


February 12th, 2008 - 2:36 pm ICT by admin
Washington, February 12 (ANI): Georgia Institute of Technology researchers have devised a way to capture, store and eventually recycle carbon from vehicles to prevent the pollutant from escaping into the atmosphere.The researchers ... Read more...

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Hybrid and diesel fuels more beneficial to the environment and society, reveals study


November 14th, 2007 - 10:31 am ICT by admin
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