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Solar energy for air transport
Transportation

Solar energy for air transport

Solar energy could replace fossil fuels to power Russian civil aviation vehicles. Russia is moving substantial capital to finance this kind of research. The economic interests that move around the green economy are always greater; fuel prices continue to rise… so what will become of the aeronautical industries of the globe?

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Transportation

Zinoro, the Chinese brand of BMW

The only European-made electric car that managed to penetrate the Chinese market was the Smart EV. BMW, in China, marketed its cars through a joint venture agreement with the Brillance brand. BMW has announced that it will soon launch an electric car with a specially created brand, Zinoro, on the Chinese market.
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Transportation

An Italo train in the lane at Humanitas

Four million travelers in the first year of Italo, of which 2 million in the first 4 months of 2013. And the beauty is that the passengers of Trenitalia's Freccerosse also increased in 2012, a sign that traveling by train (when the trains work and are comfortable) like the Italians. Those who had doubts about the benefits of competition, fearing that NTV would damage the state company, can now rest assured; and enjoy a train journey by calculating the CO₂ emissions you will have saved compared to the same journey by plane or by road.
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Transportation

You fly with solar panels

Does the road system of the future belong to electric flying cars? Today no one can make such a prediction even if the progress of the sector is surprising: the world of aviation can already count on electric motors, two-seater airplanes are already in flight with aerodynamically optimized to adapt to electric traction and equipped with a new type of trapezoidal wing from the extended field.
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Transportation

Electric buses, where are we?

“The future of transport is electric-powered”. This phrase is perhaps true for Italy but in other countries electric transport is already a reality even when it comes to public transport. Electric buses are timidly spreading, there are many pilot programs already active in the world and also in Europe.
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Transportation

Trenord Green Train tells you how much CO₂ you save

We were talking about the Week of Sustainable Mobility and the supporting initiatives, here is another launched by Trenord in collaboration with LifeGate. It is called Green Train and is a function accessible from the Trenord website that allows you to know the greenhouse gas savings (kg of CO₂ emitted) generated by the train journey compared to the same journey by car.
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Transportation

Mobilityweek: NTT DATA prescribes bicycles for employees

In the midst of Mobilityweek - European Week of Sustainable Mobility 2013 (scheduled from 16 to 22 September) there is no shortage of concrete initiatives to support the initiative promoted by the European Commission. We would like to point out, for example, that of NTT DATA, a Japanese multinational present in Italy, which for Thursday 19 September launched the 'NTT DATA Green Day: Clean air!
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Transportation

Electric motorcycles, what are the prices?

The electric motorcycle market is timidly entering the transport sector. In this context, the main obstacle does not seem to be the prices of the vehicles, but the numerous prejudices and above all the driving habits of the world of centaurs. An electric motorcycle does not have an exhaust pipe, it does not have a rampant engine and the noise it emits is completely artificial: the rider who is oriented towards the electric motorcycle must be willing to give up the original sound of the vehicle and not everyone is ready to do so .
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Transportation

Fiat cars that run on bioethanol

We have talked about biofuels several times, we know how they are produced and we also know all the benefits. What most people are unaware of is that Fiat itself produces vehicles suitable for running on alcohol. Vehicles that run on biofuels are equipped with an engine called flex fuel.
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Transportation

Wireless charging for NY electric cars

The ability to recharge the electric car wirelessly is certainly not new. In Germany, Switzerland and the USA there are many pilot projects that see electric buses recharged during the classic line stops. In commercial terms, the Nissan LEAF and Chevrolet Volt have long been able to be charged wirelessly.
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Transportation

Fly to Dubai Ecojumbo, the Italian electric scooter

Walter Pilloni with EcojumboFlies to Dubai Ecojumbo, the best-selling L3 electric scooter in Italy, invented, designed and built in Italy. And if proposing electric vehicles to those sitting on oil wells seems like an impossible mission, then you don't know the inventor and builder of the Ecojumbo electric scooter, Walter Pilloni.
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