Posts Categorized: GreenTech

Hong Kong startup makes stylish ebikes for global market

Startup makes electric bikes that are the perfect blend of hi-tech and hipster

Electric bikes are a great way to take the pain out of cycling for those who want to avoiding jumping into a gas-guzzling car. But they̵...

  • March 12, 2014
  • at 9:38 pm
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Beijing snubs Tesla, announces subsidies for electric cars are for Chinese firms only

Beijing is set to lay out its annual new vehicle allotments after Chinese New Year, and just as Chinese citizens head home for the holidays,...

  • January 29, 2014
  • at 2:15 pm
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Tesla launches Chinese homepage

Ahead of car roll-out in China, Tesla launches Chinese homepage

With Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) all-electric cars due to hit China’s roads in February 2014, the US automaker has today launched a sp...

  • December 16, 2013
  • at 3:45 pm
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4 awesome Indian startups hope to change the world, win Google Impact Challenge funding

4 awesome Indian startups hope to change the world, win Google Impact Challenge funding

How can technology positively impact India and the world? That’s the question Google asked Indian non-profit organizations earlier thi...

  • November 4, 2013
  • at 11:46 am
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One Chinese province looks to specialize in making electric vehicles

When Chinese people think of Shandong province, they probably have in mind oilfields and rows of maize – or Tsingtao, the national bee...

  • October 9, 2013
  • at 4:45 pm
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A Bhutan tech primer: early signs of startups and e-commerce

In our initial Bhutan tech overview, I provided a brief summary of the country, its unique circumstances, and its increasing openness to tec...

  • September 2, 2013
  • at 9:40 pm
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Tesla starts pre-orders in China

Tesla starts taking pre-orders in China, makes a new home on Weibo

Electric car maker Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) has quietly started taking pre-orders for its Model S sedan in China. Tesla China general manager Kin...

  • August 22, 2013
  • at 8:00 pm
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Beijing Startup Makes Invisible Masks To Protect You From Air Pollution

If you’ve been to Beijing, you know the air sucks. Many folks wear masks to protect themselves from the poisonous air. But often, these fa...

  • April 19, 2013
  • at 3:30 pm
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Deng Fei Launches Weibo Campaign to Share Images of Water Pollution

Web journalist/activist Deng Fei is already a pretty famous guy in China’s cyberspace. In part through social media, he’s orches...

  • February 16, 2013
  • at 11:00 am
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Japan Terra Motors e-bikes

How Japan’s Terra Motors wants to plug developing nations into e-bikes

Japan-based electric motorbike startup Terra Motors has been a pretty busy company over the past year, with branches opened in Vietnam, the ...

  • February 24, 2014
  • at 12:45 pm
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Japan’s Terra Motors brings a $29,000 super electric scooter to India

Japan’s Terra Motors Corporation today released its Kiwami electric bikes in India.

  • January 28, 2014
  • at 9:48 pm
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Tesla Model S

Tesla electric cars will hit China’s roads around February

Tesla Model S electric sports cars will be shipped from the assembly line to China’s shores in January and be sold shortly thereafter...

  • November 7, 2013
  • at 12:54 pm
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Giant electromagnetic vacuum cleaner will be installed in a Beijing park to suck up pollution

Pollution fears are on the up-and-up in Beijing once again as winter, the smoggiest season of them all, fast approaches. After the World Hea...

  • October 25, 2013
  • at 12:26 pm
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Bill Gates calls for Indian inventors to reinvent the toilet, save lives

Bill Gates calls for Indian inventors to reinvent the toilet, save lives

A recent UNICEF report on sanitation in India showed that poor sanitation is responsible for the stunting of 62 million children under the a...

  • October 8, 2013
  • at 5:25 pm
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Why Tesla’s electric car could really work in China

Yesterday, we reported that electric car maker Tesla has started taking preorders in China and set up a Weibo page. It seems clear that some...

  • August 23, 2013
  • at 10:30 am
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South Korea just made an electric car that folds itself in half

Watch out Tesla and Terra Motors, the South Koreans are on top of making the most futuristic cars on the planet. This one's like a transform...

  • August 21, 2013
  • at 4:36 pm
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Pedala is a Pinoy Tree Hugger’s Dream Courier

Pedala Bike Messengers is a bicycle courier service in Manila founded and born out of the gas crisis in 2008. Founder Candy Reyes-Alipio sta...

  • April 10, 2013
  • at 7:00 pm
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Terra Motors And Asia’s Electric Motorbike Horizons

I love the feature-length documentary Revenge of the Electric Car, which centers around the return of electric cars, as seen with Tesla. So ...

  • February 7, 2013
  • at 9:31 pm
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