Monthly Archives: December 2010

Electric car stars in a TV series, takes a 16,000-mile trip

A TV series produced by BBC stars an electric car and its travel from Alaska to Argentina stretching 16,000 miles. The show starts this Saturday, first day of the year 2011. “Racing Green” filmmaker Claudio van Planta tags along postgraduate

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Multi-billion worth of natural gas deposits found in Israel

$95 billion worth of natural gas deposits has been discovered off the Haifa coast in Israel via joint US-Israeli drilling project. U.S. Company Noble Energy Inc. confirmed that the largest reserve of natural gas has recently been discovered just off

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Singapore campaigns energy efficiency, green cars included

Singapore is now considering various measures aimed to make the campaign for energy efficiency better. The National Environment Agency (NEA) has been assigned to be the lead agency as far as energy efficiency and conservation is concerned. The promotion of

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Porsche to offer new car for Detroit but details still secret

Automotive manufacturer Porsche has recently announced that a new car is making its grand debut in the big show this coming January 2011. A few weeks ago, Porsche officially said that Stuttgart, Germany will show something “spectacular” in Detroit. However,

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General Motors welcomes Sail electric concept vehicle

General Motors is one of the participants in the 2010 Guangzhou Auto Show via Shanghai GM. The event brings forward 23 production vehicles as well as concept vehicles in line with its theme “Drive to Green and Leading Innovation”. Included

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More fuel cell vehicles from General Motors in five years

In the next five years, General Motors aims to make the most out of unveiling thousands of fuel cell vehicles in various countries. Based upon how the HydroGen4 model works today, the next generation of fuel cell is being worked

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Biofuels conference in March 2011 to be held in Singapore

The future of biofuels will be discussed in the six-day conference to be held in Singapore March of next year. Experts from different fields will gather to determine the potentials of biofuel technologies and their integration into the present energy

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Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG E-Cell finally uncovered

After the leakage of images of an electric car purportedly to be offered by Mercedes-Benz, the automobile manufacturer has now officially uncovered the electric version of its SLS supercar—the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG E-Cell. The E-Cell of Mercedes-Benz aims to be

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How can I save money without a fuel-efficient car?

You may not have a more fuel-efficient car yet, but there are still ways for you to save money while driving. With windows or air conditioner open? It really depends on the situation. Drive with the windows open if the

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Russian billionaire welcomes Yo, Russia’s first gas-electric hybrid car

The first gas-electric hybrid car called “Yo”, after a Russian letter, is yet another brainchild of the Russian billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov, who is highly known for being the owner of New Jersey Nets basketball team. The generation of the electric

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