Environment

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Siemens, Audi and BMW Recycle The Used Carbon Fiber

Author: Hitechpedia   |   
Date: 11.06.2013

The aircraft manufacturing, naval industry and the auto industry are few of the industrial fields where the carbon fibers are widely used. This composite material is made out of woven carbon fibers and a polymer matrix material. It is incredibly lightweight, yet three times stronger than the steel. It is highly expensive, yet from now [...]

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Hydrogen Powered Aston Martin On The Nurburgring 24 Hours Ra...

Author: Hitechpedia   |   
Date: 30.05.2013

Aston Martin highlighted an astonishing eco-friendly presence at the Nurburgring 24 Hours Race, proving to all the competitors what a racecar that emits only water is capable of. We’re talking about the Aston Martin Rapid S racer with a hydrogen-based engine, which managed to match the standard model performances, on track.   According to the [...]

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10 Things You Didn’t Know About The Bike-Sharing Systems...

Author: Hitechpedia   |   
Date: 14.05.2013

1. The first community bicycle programme was started in Amsterdam by the Dutch entrepreneur Luud Schimmelpennink, in 1965;   2. Initially called the White Bycicle Plan, this service provided free bikes that were supposed to be used for only one trip and then left for somebody else. In only a month most of the bikes [...]

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Home Business From Recycled PET Bottle Wall Gardens

Author: Hitechpedia   |   
Date: 18.04.2013

If you’re living in a little apartment and you still wish to have your own garden, you don’t have to wet your neighbors flowers. You can make your own vertical garden on a wall or, if you wish to make some money out of it, you can open a small business on designing vertical gardens. [...]

volar-e

1,000 HP Of Pure Electricity

Author: Hitechpedia   |   
Date: 06.03.2013

Have you ever imagine how does an environment tax-free car that matches Bugatti Veyron’s power looks like? Well, Volar-e is the name of the most powerful electric vehicle of the moment. Launched by Applus+ Idiada and financed by the European Comission, the car can produce an output of up to 1.000 HP.   Powered by [...]

e-golf

E-Golf Will Be Launched in Geneva, on the 7th of March

Author: Hitechpedia   |   
Date: 25.02.2013

Volkswagen aims to electrify all the visitors of the Geneva International Motor Show with the full eco version of the current Golf. Called the e-Golf, the new electric compact car from Wolfsburg highlights an 115 HP electric engine with an instant torque of 270 Nm. This setup allows this EV to hit 100 km/h in [...]

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In Turkey The Cooking Oil Is Recycled Into Biofuels

Author: Hitechpedia   |   
Date: 17.01.2013

The recycling campaigns stepped up to a new level in Turkey, after the Turkey’s Environment Ministry along with the Turkish Marine Protection Association installed in each and every city specially designed boxes suitable for collecting the cooking oil used by the inhabitants.   In order to transform this action in a pleasant activity, this device [...]

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Outdoor Art Gallery, With Trampled Snow

Author: Hitechpedia   |   
Date: 04.01.2013

When you see the snow, you think at the slopes and the traditional snow fight. Eventually you make even a snowman. Arts? Well, if you wish to see what snow art really means, we kindly invite you to go to the Les Arcs ski resort in the French Alps, where a British artist called Simon [...]

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WORLD PREMIERE The Plastic Bottles Are Illegal In A City In ...

Author: Hitechpedia   |   
Date: 03.01.2013

Starting with the 1st of January, the city of Concord in the US State of Massachusetts became the world’s first urban area that banned the disposable plastic bottles, says Capital.ro.   The penalties for those who break this specific law are pretty heavy. If a trader is caught selling PET bottles of one liter or [...]

Squids

The Plastic Pacific – A Photo Adventure Down The Depth...

Author: Hitechpedia   |   
Date: 19.12.2012

Have you ever imagined how a dead Planetary Ocean would look like, due to the waste pollution and excessive fishing? For an Australian photographer called Kim Preston, this idea became the main theme for a novel photo session.   Here is how, by using a minimal budget compensated with lots of imagination, Kim managed to [...]

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Smart Shopping: Eco-Friendly Furniture

Author: Hitechpedia   |   
Date: 18.12.2012

If you’re already cleaning your house for the Christmas, just think about the fact that you can also redesign your rooms by using modern and eco-friendly furniture. This is actually something you must do if you wish to keep your own home a sustainable one, in terms of responsible energy consumption without having to sacrifice [...]

Snow Cooling

Renewable Energy From Snow On The Sapporo Airport

Author: Hitechpedia Guru   |   
Date: 14.12.2012

Cars stuck on the highway, heavy downtown traffic, slippery sidewalks. Christmas, sledging, snowmen, mountains, ski, snowboarding, snow fight. Here are only a few of the things that comes to my mind whenever I think about the snow.   No matter how unprepared the authorities are regarding the heavy snowing in Romania, during the last days, [...]

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Icy Accommodation In The Heart Of Fagaras Mountains

Author: Hitechpedia   |   
Date: 12.12.2012

Are you willing to spend your winter holiday in a really cool environment? Stop searching the tourism websites for ice hotel offers in Austria and Sweden. While you are reading these words, in Balea Lac, at the heart of the Muntii Fagaras natural reservation is being built an ice hotel for the eighth year in [...]

Qatar

Eco-Friendly Mega-Pavillion For The COP 18 Summit

Author: Hitechpedia   |   
Date: 05.12.2012

All the 17.000 participants invited at the UN Climate Change Conference – COP 18 held these days in Doha, Quatar, came to Qatar National Convention Center, one of the ultimate modern buildings in the country. The edifice has been specially chosen, because is one of the very few LEED Gold certified venues that can host [...]

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The World’s First Single Seated Electric Helicopter Will T...

Author: Hitechpedia   |   
Date: 29.11.2012

If you didn’t send your letter to Santa, hurry up and finish your wish list. Eventually complete your next year wish list and send it right now, because Hirobo, a Japanese company that makes R/C toys is about to launch the HX-1, the world’s first single seated electric helicopter.   In other words, if you [...]