You don’t have to drive something that looks like a cheap matchbox car to roll in electric style. Tesla Motors, aka, makers of all-things-sexy (at least when it comes to electric vehicles), unveiled their new Model X yesterday. The Model X is being described as something between a sleek crossover SUV and a minivan, but [...]
Sometimes I feel like I live out of my car. Anyone else? With the busyness of life I sometimes leave valuable items – electronics – in plain view of would-be thieves. This simple but ingenious DIY project is a great way to keep car-bound valuables disguised as a a box of recycling using….items you’re already [...]
Everyone thinks you have to buy a new hybrid, plug-in hybrid, or electric vehicle to roll greener on the road, but you don’t. All you have to do is sling some new rubber on your current vehicle. The tire industry is doing some amazing things to lessen their product’s impact on the environment and your wallet.
Valvoline is throwing a giant green wrench in the gears of the tire & lube industry…and that’s a good thing. Their new NextGen motor oil is made of 50% recycled oil. There’s a lot of life left in used oil. Finished motor oil is made from 85% base oil and 15% additives. The “oil part” of motor oil doesn’t really wear out, the additives do.
There are so many cool eco-friendly inventions out there just waiting for their turn to go viral. Most of them won’t, but a few will catch on and spread like wildfire. Brilliant inventions don’t have to be super-high-tech, they just have to change life as we know it…and 1 of these 5 inventions just may.
Prince William and Kate Middleton’s royal wedding next month will hardly be a toned down, eco-conscious affair…though they will leave the ceremony in a horse-drawn carriage. But just because you can’t afford a 100-year-old horse-drawn carriage to haul you away from your nuptials, doesn’t mean your wedding travel can’t be eco-friendly.
After several hybrid electric vehicle launches in 2010, Porsche is now making another HEV; the Panamera S Hybrid. This car is sexy, elegant and gives you 380 horsepower with fuel consumption of only 6.8 L/100 km. Porsche claims that “the Panamera S Hybrid is the most fuel efficient Porsche of all time.”