Posts Tagged ‘car’

Electric cars start to win the buyers

Electric cars start to win the buyers

Electric cars start to win the buyers

The electric cars are full electric propelled automobiles that use plug-in batteries as power source instead of fuel combustion as the classic cars do. The concept of electric automobile is not new, the first electric cars being used in the early 20th century. At that point the electric automobiles offered more comfort than the cars on gasoline but in short time the mass production and larger range of gasoline cars made them cheaper and more appealing to masses. (more…)

Sweden, the top most eco friendly country in the world

Sweden, the top most eco friendly country in the world

Sweden, the top most eco friendly country in the world

Sweden is famous from some time for its eco-friendly culture and politics. Ever since the 1973 oil crisis, Sweden has made a commitment to reduce dependence of fossil fuels. The Nordic country was depending on imported fossil fuels being vulnerable to price changes on the global market.

The economic politics aiming for that goal were efficient and by 2005 only 32% of the country’s energy being obtained from oil fuels, nuclear power and hydroelectricity completing the country’s energetic needs. (more…)

The flying car, reality or fiction?

The flying car, reality or fiction?

The flying car, reality or fiction?

Since the beginning of human kind, the man dreamed about flying. Thanks to the technologies developed in the last 150 years, the man created the first car (1886) and then the first airplane (around 1900). Now, century later, a new vehicle revolutionizes the way we travel. It’s the flying car.

A private company created by Massachusetts Institute of Technology graduates, Terrafugia, developed the first vehicle that can be used both as car and airplane. Transition is in fact an airplane that can fold its wings in just 30 seconds and then can be driven like a normal 4 wheel car. (more…)