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Cars Of The Future: A Guide To Alternative Energy Sources

August 08, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Most of the cars that you see on the road have petrol or diesel engines in them. The fuel for both engine types comes from oil. As you might already know, petrol and diesel are fossil fuels. There is growing speculation about the amount of oil resources we have left in the world.

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10 Most Fascinating Truths about Electric Cars

January 01, 2012 / by / 0 Comment

With the oil prices on rise and the earth getting polluted with carbon emissions, electric cars are the preferred choice nowadays for the vehicle buyers. They are speedy, emission free and environment friendly. In 1970s and 80s, mass production of cheaper gasoline vehicles resulted in the lack of interest in electric cars. But the inflation in gas prices in early 2000s have led customers to look for these green vehicles called Electric Cars. Many automakers Nissan, Mitsubishi and Tesla have made electric cars that are hailed all over the world. Nowadays, Nissan Leaf and the Mitsubishi i-MiEV are in demand. But a very few of you know that they have some interesting facts about them. Here are some most fascinating truths about electric cars. 1. Technology Some electric cars are driven by both electricity and petrol engine. For example, Chevrolet Volt utilizes a petrol engine to charge its lithium-ion batteries. 2. Battery Charging Their batteries take several hours to charge. For example Mitsubishi ‘i’ battery of 110-volt will take roughly 19 hours for a full charge. 3. Range They are not manufactured to cover long distances. They can cover upto 40 to 70 miles per charge on average. 4. Expensive […]

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15 Amazing Facts About Electric Cars

March 14, 2011 / by / 0 Comment

Electric Cars People who are interested to buy electric cars should know some basic facts. Hopefully the following information will help a lot in buying decision as well as the general operation of electric cars. 1. Kinds of Electric cars Electric cars are of two types, All-Electric and Plug-in hybrid. All-electric cars are the vehicles that runs on the chemical energy stored in rechargeable batteries. People, who are looking for all-electric cars, consider Nissan Leaf. It is eco-friendly as well as energy-efficient. On the other side, Plug-in hybrid is a hybrid vehicle that contains rechargeable batteries that can be charged by plugging it into external electric power source. Ford Escape is a Plug-in hybrid. 2. Ways to charge Electric cars House hold outlet: Electric cars have a cable that is used to charge these vehicles from household outlet. Such charging lasts only for 5 miles and people need to charge it again at least after an hour. Pedestal-Mounted equipment: Pedestal mounted equipment is also use to charge the electric cars and it is better than the previous one, because with people can travel up-to 15-30 miles. DC swift charging: In this method of charging, a gas pump type station is […]

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Diesels Vs Hybrid: A Clear Comparison

July 15, 2010 / by / 0 Comment

Diesel vs. Hybrid The Eco friendly cars, this is something that should be better called as the fever of automobile developers, every company is rushing towards the development of the eco-friendly hybrid cars. So what actually it is that is making everyone crazy? Is the hybrid technology so efficient that it can kill all the previous ones? These are some of those questions which are emerging in the minds of all those people who are wondering why the world is getting crazy for this expensive new technology. If we take the responsibility to keep our environment free of pollution then there is no other option than going for an expensive hybrid model but if we want fuel efficiency along with amazing mileage and less cost than the diesels model would be our priority, so which one is the best? Here I am going to perform a clear comparison of both these auto technologies of the auto world and we may not be able to find the complete winner but at least the buyers will surely find out which one will suit their requirements. MPG: This is the chief concern of anyone who is going to buy a car; the mileage […]

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Electric Cars: Advantages and Disadvantages

April 19, 2010 / by / 0 Comment

Electric Cars The automakers had long looked for alternative to the conventional fuel automobile and finally the whole world saw the solution in the form of electric cars. Now days the electric car has become a fever that is ruling the mind of every automaker. Basically the electric cars use electric motors and motor controllers for the purpose of propulsion and the electric cars have been also named as the green cars that are completely environment friendly which produce zero emulsion. The demand of electric cars is also becoming higher because of the consistently increasing price of fuel in the international markets. Let’s discuss about the pros and cons of electric cars so that you may learn more about the electric car. Advantages: The first and foremost advantages of having an electric car is that it is not required to carry it to any station for recharge because the electricity is available everywhere and you can easily perform the recharge of your car at home. Another big benefit of the electric cars is that they are completely environment friendly and the zero emission of fuel means 0% damage to environment and air pollution. The efficiency of electric cars is also […]

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The Top 5 Fastest Electric Cars

March 18, 2010 / by / 0 Comment

Fast Electric Cars The speed is considered as one of the main feature of any car and this feature best differentiate it from the others cars in terms of performance and working. Electric car have become one of the major craze of most of the car’s lovers and the reason being the high performance and unmatchable capabilities. Though some of the electric cars doesn’t seems very well in shape and style but when it comes to performance they beat the records of some of the very dashing electric cars. In this article some of the very amazinginly fast electric cars have been discussed so let’s have a look. 1. Shelby SuperCars Aero EV: Performance: 0-60 mph in 2.5s This car is claimed to be the world’s fastest electric car which was released in 2008 and carries some really shocking details that takes it a bit away from the fastest cars to closer to the rocket. This car carries a twin motor AESP producing 1000 horsepower and it takes you from 0-60 mph in just 2.5seconds. The Shelby SupreCras is one of those companies of the world which have always attained a unique status in the category of fastest sports cars […]

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Green Cars Brightening the Future

January 19, 2010 / by / 0 Comment

Green Cars Cars have always been one of the most worst causes of environmental pollution and the past cars were completely based on fuel consumption which gave harsh effects to the environment but now technology has started changing this trend and bringing the less fuel consuming cars and among those technologies the recent one is of bringing green cars which are completely eco friendly and their functionality is also more better than the past cars. Many companies have diverted their attention towards the development of green cars and in this article I am going to discuss some of the green cars which are expected to bring goods effects to environment thus changing the trends towards environmental pollution. While comparing the trends of cars between today and tomorrow it is obvious that the past cars were more fuel consuming as compared to now days and the result were higher rates of emission from those cars which affects the atmosphere. We have seen that these days trends of cars has been shifted towards the less fuel consuming cars and some of the main among them is i.e. Toyota Prius which returns infinite miles to gallons. This was all about the present trend […]

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Siemens Smart Chopper

November 10, 2009 / by / 0 Comment

Siemens Smart Chopper has been featured on the Hit TV show in America. This has been one of the most interesting Orange Country Choppers’ displays featuring this incredibly smart electric motorcycle. These electric cars with some of the most interesting Orange County Choppers’ instinct with the American Chopper episode aired on TLC. This has also come up with some serious unveiling of the Siemens Smart Chopper with the touring of one’s country while there have been participations of shows and events from varied platforms, rightfully meant for the Siemens. The determination of the future has some of the most incredible charity organizations with the perfectly competing for chances of winning the bike even! This whole show of promotion and fun is expected to attract new chopper followers that will also have some incredible star appearance.

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5 Top Electric Cars of All Times

May 11, 2009 / by / 1 Comment

Electric cars are something really serious these days and despite their small sizes, odd looks, they have the ability to surprise everyone with their exceptional performance. It’s not now that these electric cars have begun to inspire us with their exceptional performance, as they have been doing so for quite some time and it’s really a difficult task to pick the best when it comes to their performance, as they all have been doing great in their respective times. Here is the list of top five electric cars that has been based on the best available information; however, you wouldn’t reckon it the final word on this topic. 1) Chevy S-10 aka Smoke Screen Dennis Berube built Chevy S-10 alias Smoke Screen is considered the fastest street legal electric car in the world. Dennis Berube has also built EV dragster that is also known as Current Eliminator. The S-10 boasts 11.083 @ 120 and just goes to 60mph mere in two and a half second. 2) 1972 Electric Datsun It’s impressive design is enough to tell every story about this one of the fastest electric monsters in the world this pacey machine or to be more precise rocket just gets […]

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