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“Refueling” of electric vehicles in “no time”. Powerswap reveals news of their radical solution for charging electric vehicles.

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PR: Powerswap AB, a Swedish start-up, has revealed news of their radical solution for charging electric vehicles. Instead of connecting the cord and waiting for the car to be charged, the battery is replaced with the help of a robotic device in three minutes. “Our solution is in many ways revolutionary and will change the […]…Read More

Top Pakistani universities unveil fuel-efficient vehicles

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: Top universities from Pakistan have unveiled their hand-built fuel-efficient vehicles for the Shell Eco-marathon Asia at a launch ceremony recently held at the National University of Science and Technology (NUST).This event has put Pakistani teams on track for the competition at Sepang F-1 track in Kuala Lumpur in July 2013 where they will compete with over 130 teams from 16 countries, says a press release.Teams from NUST, UET-Peshawar, UET-Jamshoro, NED, Air University, GIK,…Read More

Pakistani engineer invents water fuel kit for vehicles

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: In a surprising development, Engineer Waqar Ahmed has come up with a new solution for a country like Pakistan to reduce reliance on oil import as he claimed to have invented water fuel kit for vehicles.Waqar appraised about his invention during a meeting with Federal Minister for Science and Technology Mir Changez khan Jamali here last week.On the occasion, Engineer Waqar informed that through this technology 61,000 British Thermal Unit (BTU) energy would be produced from one-…Read More

Pak vehicles emit 25 times more carbon than in US

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: The total 180 million population of Pakistan are at risk of going short of food due to the recent surge in the world food prices. Tens of thousands of people die prematurely every year as a result of air pollution, while many more suffer from breathing ailments, heart disease, lung infections and even cancer, statistics show.According to reports, air pollution has also become a major problem in most cities of the country. There are no controls on vehicular emissions, which…Read More

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