Last 2008, green advocates were excited when Volkswagen unveiled the Golf diesel hybrid but it proved to be too expensive to be mass-produced. Supporters are still hoping that the time would come when a diesel engine can be combined with a plug-in hybrid drive.
There are lots of sources of energy in our planet that can be considered renewable. These alternative energy sources provide cleaner energy that help decrease the effects of pollution in the atmosphere.
Hybrid car is the future of the automotive industry. Car designers are looking for ways to improve the fuel efficiency of cars and they turn to hybrid technology for their answers.
A hybrid car is car that has two or more energy storage systems that are used to provide propulsion power. There are various types of hybrid cars available in the market today and this cause a lot of confusion.
Water covers well over 70% of the Earth’s surface, yet somehow, this simple substance is vital to the continuation of animals, plants, and humans alike. As well, water can also be used as a good source of electricity, it can be harnessed to generate energy for a community. Hydro alternative energy is caused by the [...]
There are various pros of using alternative energy. This clean and green energy type has minimal impact to our planet compared to fossil fuel.
Toyota celebrated the sale of the one millionth Prius in the United States. Just last month, worldwide Prius sales hit the three million mark. Toyota’s “car of the future” has come a long way since it was first unveiled in Japan in 1997. More than 28 million vehicles are sold each year, and only a [...]
Ford developed eco-friendly driving technologies to teach drivers how to maximize their vehicles’ fuel efficiency. These are helpful, especially now, when the fuel prices are on the rise. These eco-friendly tools are easy to use and save time help drivers save money. Since 2008, Ford has launched green driving technologies designed to inform the consumers [...]
Based on the popular Audi A2, the A2H2 is an environmentally friendly sports like car that uses a Ballard PEM fuel cell stack combined with a high-torque electric motor. It contains three Dynetek hydrogen storage tanks at a pressure of 350 bar, for a total capacity of 1.8 kg (3.96 lb.) of compressed hydrogen and [...]