Luxgen, a Taiwanese company, has unveiled at the Dubai International Auto Show a new all-electric MPV that according to the company, it will the world’s first all-electric 7-passenger MPV.
Horizon Fuel Cell Technologies, a Singaporean company will launch this week at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, the world’s first portable desktop hydrogen generator. Called the HYDROFILL, the device plugs into a power supply, a small wind turbine or a solar panel and automatically extracts hydrogen from its water tank.
For example products like soaps are produced from high grade glycerin, but huge quantities of crude glycerin is simply disposed as waste. For this reason, Glycos Biotechnologies Inc. is trying to commercializing glycerin-gobbling microorganisms created by researchers at Rice University.
Mercedes-Benz is planning to launch this year plug-in hybrid variant of S-Class, having great aerodynamic properties and improvements in its weight, which coupled with the hybrid drivetrain, allow the car to emit less than 100g/km of CO2 and boast a fuel efficiency of 80mpg.
Scientists at the Biotechnology Foundations Laboratories at Thomas Jefferson University have developed a new technique to increase biofuel production from tobacco plants. Researchers claim that tabacco can produce biofuel more efficiently than other agricultural crops. A new study shows that most of the oil is typically found in the seeds and tobacco seeds being composed [...]
In November 2009 a wind turbine complex on the Zhemo Mountain in the outskirts of Dali makes China the world’s third largest wind power producer. According to Shi Lishan, vice director of the National Energy Administration’s New Energy Department the giant wind turbine complex will generate about 20 gigawatts this year. After the Germany and [...]