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Compressed air may be the future to green cars. However, this technology does not come with some minor challenges. Learn more about the future of air-powered cars, the challenges that face mainstreaming them, and the potential future developments.
Some of the earth’s oldest living organisms may be the answer to our over-reliance on fossil fuels. This article discusses many of the potential uses for algae from bio-fuels to surfboards and…Forumula racing? The uses of algae are limitless!
The FIA is hoping to smash preconceived notions that electric cars have no place on the race track. Learn more about the new Formula E Championship in this article.
The flow battery is an old idea that has come back around. If built with clean and affordable components, it could become the power source our planet needs. Before getting into the details of the flow battery, let’s review how a basic battery works.
Together with brilliant minds from Tesla, Space X and around the world, Elon Musk is developing a new way to travel long distances over land. “It’s a cross between a Concorde, a rail gun and an air hockey table,” he says. Learn more about the fascinating Hyperloop.
The automotive marketplace is shifting. Suddenly a traditional internal combustion engine (ICE) is not your only option. Do you understand your choices? The following is a guide to the pros, cons, ins and outs of the four most common new car power trains: Hybrid, Plug-In Hybrid, Battery Electric and
Elon Musk believes that 100 years of internal combustion engines is enough. Electric cars can be mainstream. Along with Martin Eberhard, Marc Tarpenning, JB Straubel and Ian Wright, he built Tesla Motors to prove it.
You probably don’t think much about the electricity supply to your house. Flip the switch and there it is, unless a storm knocks down a power pole. Considering two-thirds of the United States’ electricity is produced by burning fossil fuels, it’s time you took control of the process.
Our world today depends heavily on computers, cell phones and other technology which leaves us vulnerable not only to natural disasters, but also to the depletion of resources needed to create these devices. Learn how important some rare metals are to our life as we know it.
Researchers at Standford University have developed the first solar cells built completely out of carbon, an inexpensive and versatile material. There could be many positive implications of this discovery.