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Chinese automaker to develop electric car with US partner


April 26th, 2012 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 26 (IANS) One of China's major privately owned automakers, Great Wall Motors, will work with a US company to develop electric vehicles.The automaker signed an agreement Tuesday with ... Read more...

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Cellphone batteries to recharge in 15 minutes


November 18th, 2011 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 18 (IANS) Scientists are closer to developing a cellphone battery that will take just 15 minutes to recharge and last more than a week.A team of Northwestern University ... Read more...

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Beware: Overheated laptop batteries a fire hazard


November 9th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) Owning a laptop may have become a necessity for some and fashionable for the rest, but it poses a potential fire threat to thousands of ... Read more...

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Now, a futuristic fuel efficient lightweight car


September 13th, 2011 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 13 (IANS) MUTE is here. It's an agile, sporty two-seater, eco-friendly electric vehicle capable of hitting a peak speed of 120 kmph.Its lithium-ion battery is designed to guarantee ... Read more...

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Scientists work on generating energy from heat


August 1st, 2011 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 1 (IANS) Scientists are working on generating energy from heat without using sunlight at all.While the principle involved is not new, engineering the surface of a material to ... Read more...

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A battery-powered car that can speed up to 155mph, travel 186 miles!


March 25th, 2011 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 25 (ANI): Here's a battery-powered car that is capable of reaching a top speed of 155 mph and can go from 0-60mph in just 4.3 seconds!German carmaker Artega has unveiled ... 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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How to prevent cell phone malfunctions


December 5th, 2010 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 5 (ANI): With cases of cell phone batteries overheating increasing, it is vital to keep the phones safe and an expert has revealed how.CNET technology contributor Katie Linendoll explained the ... Read more...

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Magic powder can make electric bikes run on urine


October 6th, 2010 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 6 (ANI): Electric bikes may soon be able to go up to 60 miles without any pedalling, thanks to a new fuel cell system by the company SiGNa Chemistry, which ... Read more...

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Jaguar C-X-75 Concept Wins Autoweek’s ‘Best In Show’ Award


October 4th, 2010 - 6:17 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
October 4, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The Paris Motor Show that was held last week proved to be a stupendous success all round. However, there were a few vehicles that ... 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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iPad Case From Padacs That Converts It Into Netbook


August 29th, 2010 - 7:14 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Aug 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Those who have grudged about the lack of a real keypad in Apple iPad have some reasons to feel happy about. PADACS, an iPad accessories brand ... Read more...

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Carbon nanotubes in lithium batteries improve energy capacity


June 21st, 2010 - 4:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 21 (ANI): Using carbon nanotubes in lithium batteries can dramatically improve energy capacity, a new American research has revealed.Researchers at MIT found that using carbon nanotubes for one of the ... Read more...

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Electric car sets world record covering 1,000 km on single charge


May 26th, 2010 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 26 (IANS) An electric car in Japan has set a new world record by running for more than 27 hours and covering over 1,000 km without needing to be recharged. ... Read more...

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Now, a leaf-like car that absorbs CO2 and spews oxygen


May 22nd, 2010 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 22 (ANI): Taking cue from the plants' ability to photosynthesise, Chinese automaker Shanghai Automotive Industry Corporation has developed a new concept car that could take in carbon dioxide and ... Read more...

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China’s Geely plans to make world’s cheapest car


May 19th, 2010 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 19 (DPA) Chinese manufacturer Geely plans to unveil a budget city car which would cost less than the Indian-made Tata Nano. The new Geely IG would sell for around $2,250 when ... Read more...

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New method may help solve lithium battery safety problems


May 17th, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 17 (ANI): A simple, accurate way of 'seeing' chemistry in action inside a lithium-ion battery has been developed by scientists at Cambridge.By helping them understand how these batteries behave under ... Read more...

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With Federal Tax Credits, Nissan’s Electric Leaf Could Be Of The Cost Of $ 25 K


March 31st, 2010 - 10:02 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
March 31, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Nissan's up-to-the-minute electric automobile will be worth slightly in excess of $25,000 when it will be sold in America in December. Its mission is ... Read more...

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Nano-scale “fuses” generate 100 times more energy than conventional batteries


March 10th, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 10 (ANI): A new American research has found that miniature tubes layered with a chemical fuel can generate 100 times more electrical power by weight than conventional batteries.When these nano-scale ... Read more...

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Scientists discover new way of producing electricity


March 8th, 2010 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 8 (ANI): A team of scientists at MIT has discovered a previously unknown phenomenon that can cause powerful waves of energy to shoot through minuscule wires known as carbon nanotubes, ... Read more...

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Silicon-coated nanonets could pave way for longer-lasting lithium-ion batteries


February 17th, 2010 - 3:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 17 (ANI): A team of Boston College chemists has developed a tiny scaffold-like titanium structure of nanonets coated with silicon particles, which they say could pave the way for faster, ... Read more...

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Porsche Cayenne goes electric


January 13th, 2010 - 10:24 am ICT by IANS
Hamburg, Jan 13 (DPA) The small German company RUF, which specialises in conversions of high-powered sports cars, has built what it calls the first Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV) running purely on zero-emission ... Read more...

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Shah Rukh Khan unveils Hyundai’s i10 electric at Auto Expo 2010


January 6th, 2010 - 9:24 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan.6 (ANI): Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan unveiled the electric version of Hyundai's i10 at the ongoing New Delhi Auto Expo 2010 here on Wednesday.The new i10 electric has ... Read more...

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Northeast England woos Indian investments


December 11th, 2009 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
By V. Jagannathan Chennai, Dec 11 (IANS) One North East, a London-based development agency, is wooing Indian companies to set up operations in the "cost-effective" northeastern region of England.The agency has identified areas ... Read more...

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Sports cars of the future - silent swoosh instead of a roar


November 28th, 2009 - 9:35 am ICT by IANS
By Reino Gevers Hamburg, Nov 28 (DPA) At the recent Frankfurt Motor Show you could catch a glimpse of what the future holds for the sports car that will pass you on the ... Read more...

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Reva to roll out two new electric cars soon


September 30th, 2009 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Fakir Balaji Bangalore, Sep 30 (IANS) The maker of India's sole battery-run car, Reva Electric Car Co., is setting up a second plant in the country's tech hub to roll out ... 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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Eveready close to acquiring European battery company


May 14th, 2009 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 14 (IANS) Dry cell batteries and flashlights manufacturers Eveready Industries India is close to acquiring Paris-based Uniross SA, a top official said over a conference call from Frankfurt. Uniross, a ... Read more...

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Ultra-high-power lithium-ion battery charges in seconds


March 12th, 2009 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 12 (ANI): The days of waiting hours to charge a mobile phone could soon be history, thanks to US researchers, who have created a revolutionary battery that recharges in ... Read more...

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Electric motorbike that promises 150 MPH unveiled


February 8th, 2009 - 12:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 8(ANI): For all those who have a passion for bikes, heres some good news: Mission Motors is coming up with an electric motorcycle that promises a speed of almost ... Read more...

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New lithium-ion battery can recharge to 90 percent capacity in 5 minutes


December 5th, 2008 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 5 (ANI): Toshiba has developed a new lithium-ion battery that can charge to 90 percent capacity in just 5 minutes.According to a report in ENN (Environmental News Network), the ... Read more...

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New BMW 7-Series to have hybrid drive


October 1st, 2008 - 11:25 am ICT by IANS
Munich, Oct 1 (DPA) BMW will make its new luxury 7-Series available in a hybrid drive version with a concept vehicle to be unveiled at the Paris Motor Show, the car maker ... Read more...

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Cell phone batteries that won’t overheat


April 13th, 2008 - 1:34 pm ICT by admin
London, April 13 (IANS) Remember the scare last year caused by some Nokia batteries that were found to be overheating while charging -- leading to their worldwide recall? Such scares will soon ... Read more...

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New lithium-ion battery would be safer for cell phones


April 13th, 2008 - 11:44 am ICT by admin
Berlin, April 13 (ANI): Researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute for Silicate Research ISC in Wurzburg, Germany, have developed a novel lithium-ion battery that would prove to be more safer for cell ... Read more...

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Mercedes set for hydrogen drive in 2010


April 9th, 2008 - 12:02 pm ICT by admin
DPA Stuttgart, April 9 (DPA) Mercedes has given the B-Class a design makeover with more economical engines and a special fuel-cell hydrogen drive version available in 2010, the car maker has announced. The ... Read more...

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