Bonus News 

The Use of Plastics Waste in the Construction of ASPHALT ROAD

Plastic has slowly became an integral part of all human requirements. Plastic carry bags, packaging material, bottles, cups, and various other items have slowly replaced everything made of other material due to the advantages of plastic. Plastic is durable, easy to produce, lightweight, unbreakable, odourless, and chemical resistant. But plastic does not decompose. This is its biggest drawback.   Plastic garbage is commonly seen around the country and has started causing several problems. Plastic waste clogs drains, causing floods. It chokes animals who eat plastic bags, etc. Plastics found in…

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Bonus News 

RESEARCHERS ACCIDENTALLY MAKE BATTERIES LAST 400 TIMES LONGER

The gel surrounding the gold nanowires with manganese oxide coating protects from corrosion, allowing the battery to last 400 times more cycles. Smartphones, tablets, and most other electronics rely on rechargeable batteries, but after a few thousand uses the batteries start to lose their ability to hold a charge. The batteries of today are mainly lithium, and over time that lithium corrodes inside the battery. Instead of lithium, researchers at UC Irvine have used gold nanowires to store electricity, and have found that their system is able to far outlast…

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Bonus Concepts News 

BUTTON-SIZED BATTERIES TO POWER CARS, DEVICES

The garnet-based battery has been developed by Venkataraman Thangadurai and his colleagues at University of Calgary in Canada. PIC: UNIVERSITY OF CALGARY Rechargeable, can operate safely at a higher voltage than existing batteries Scientists, including one of Indian origin, have developed a button-sized, garnet- based rechargeable battery that may power vehicles, electronics and grids for storing renewable energy. The new battery developed by Venkataraman Thangadurai and colleagues at the University of Calgary in Canada is chemically stable, nonflammable and can operate safely at a higher voltage than existing batteries. Electric…

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News 

Chinese motorcycles CFMoto to be sold in India through Eider Motors

 The Chinese brand would be aiming to cater to the low-cost sportsbike market in India. Eider Motors, a relatively new and unknown two wheeler maker based out of Hyderabad, has been partnering with various companies from China, Japan, US and so on to get its business up and running. The latest attempt at establishing its brand in the Indian two wheeler market sees introduction of Chinese motorcycles from CFMoto. Photographs from Motorbeam.com reveals that the CFMoto models are already on display at Eider Motors showrooms. The Indian company is reported…

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Featured News 

MITSUBISHI eX Concept-Evolution in EV technology + Heart-thumping SUV Allure Next-generation compact SUV

The MITSUBISHI eX Concept is a vision for a compact SUV powered by a next- generation EV system. In terms of design, overall it evokes the image of a sports crossover zipping nimbly around town as it merges the elegance and stylishness of a “shooting brake” (a term for a coupé with flowing styling fused with a hatchback car, the term originates from British hunting-use horse carriages) with compact SUV lines. The front end expresses a new interpretation of MMC’s Dynamic Shield front design concept. In both its exterior and…

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Gadgets News 

Maru OS becomes an open source project

Maru OS has debuted on GitHub to offer the open source community an exciting project to transform smartphones into Linux systems. The operating system is now licensed under the version 2.0 of Apache License. Unlike platforms like Android or Ubuntu Touch, Maru OS creates virtual environments on Android. It allows your smartphone to run Linux operating system on any HDMI screen. Moreover, the platform enables your handset to let you simultaneously attend a call while working on a big screen. Maru OS brings Linux to an HDMI screen using the…

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BIkes Featured News 

If an Electric Bike Is Ever Going to Hit It Big; It’s This One

Michael D. Spencer / Superpedestrian CAMBRIDGE, Mass.—On a sunny but brisk spring morning near the Charles River in Cambridge, I took a test ride on the bicycle of the future. No rockets or lasers (alas), the bicycle of the future looks pretty much like the bicycle of the present. But with the first pumps of my feet on the pedals, I felt the difference. The bike wasn’t just moving, it was pushing, adding extra propulsion to my own pedaling, giving me a boost with every revolution of the pedals. Faster than…

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Featured News 

It’s an auto rickshaw… It’s a car… No, it’s the new Bajaj Qute!

The city roads  Urbanisation is a growing phenomenon, cities bursting at their seams is a spreading concern. Confusion, chaos, and what an opportunity to prove that survival is always of the fittest! So, as the resourceful Indian, we rose to the challenge. However, while wheels and roads were something we knew a fair bit about, we realised a mere ‘new launch’ wouldn’t do. In keeping with the spirit of the Smart City climate, it had to be nothing short of an evo-revolution. The result is now in front of you…

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BIkes News 

Royal Enfield mulls two-cylinder bike

Royal Enfield part of Eicher Group is considering the introduction of twin motorcycles in India in the next three years. May be mounted on the push rod engine system and the company’s current engine series line, the new bike can be powered by a 600cc to 1000cc engines, to meet customer demand, in large horsepower category. Chief Executive Officer, Venki Padmanabhan told AUTOCAR professional design twin-cylinder model will not stray from the company’s tradition, but it will be a branch of the 1950s and 1960s British model of simple design….

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