Posts tagged with the keyword: ‘green automobiles’

Tesla’s Model S invades dreams and soon showrooms

Tesla’s Model S invades dreams and soon showrooms

The Tesla Model S beckons to me from a poster tacked to the wall behind my computer terminal. It’s a sleek silver with custom rims that look like blades of a jet turbine. I can imagine popping the door, climbing in after work and blasting quietly onto the freeway listening to AC/DC’s Highway to Hell. [...]

Nitrogen Tire Inflation: A “Green” Way to Save on Gas

Nitrogen Tire Inflation: A “Green” Way to Save on Gas

With gas prices on the rise, and the summer travel season just around the corner, a lot of drivers are thinking about fuel efficiency and how to cut their gas spending. Even if it’s for the sake of saving a few dollars, there’s a way to save money on gas, improve your fuel efficiency, and [...]

Green your car with tree-based tires

Green your car with tree-based tires

How green can cars eventually be made? Well, in addition to solar power and hemp-based interiors, automobiles might one day sport tyres made from trees. Wood science researchers at Oregon State University (OSU) say there’s potential to use microcrystalline cellulose — something that can be made from almost any type of plant fibre — to [...]


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