The Electric Car Is Back And Better Than Ever

The electric car entered the market in the 90’s as a weird dream for scientists and eco-friendly nuts, desperate to make the car industry green. Unfortunately the first electric cars weren’t all that impressive. Their mileage was limited, their charging took forever and to be honest, they weren’t even that green. The amount of energy it took to power the first electric car could very easily have lit up an average sized house. But all...

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Electric Cars – What Are We Afraid Of?

Electric cars have been zooming round the corner for some time now – even as far back as the 1970s, it was rumoured that the internal combustion engine had had its day. Nowadays, it’s the electric car that’s driving the buzz for change, as an increasingly conscious society search for solutions to carbon emissions and climate change. So if electric cars are really the future, (and have been for over 30 years), why are so many of us...

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The Market for Avoiding Inner City Parking

Parkino – ‘Parks For You’ is a new Italian parking-system. The manufacturer’s English website describes the device as an ‘automated parking device’ to facilitate the parking of vehicles in narrow spaces –it uses a remote-controlled system which drags the car precisely into its designated space. The driver stands by – and is able to avoid having to scramble out of a tightly-parked car. This invention, while unlikely to solve it, is...

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