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Smart One: An all-in-one solar charger for geeks on the move – EcoChunk


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Smart One: An all-in-one solar charger for geeks on the move
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The portable solar charger is equipped with 4W solar modules that recharge a powerful 7000mAh lithium polymer battery onboard. Once fully charged, the device can charge any 5V electronic device such as tablet PC, Smartphones, digital cameras, game

Electric cars’ power shortage – OCRegister

Electric cars' power shortage
OCRegister
While the Leaf offers plenty of electronic displays to offer some reassurance of your driving range, the sad truth is that there's nowhere near the adequate number of charging stations around Southern California. And while the 80-mile range acquired by
Charging Networks Struggle To Survive Slowly Growing Electric Car MarketGreen Car Reports

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Venom Stronghold 25 Amp DC Battery Charger – Radio control Car Action (blog)


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Venom Stronghold 25 Amp DC Battery Charger
Radio control Car Action (blog)
Venom breaks the mold again with their new Stronghold 25amp DC battery charger. The charger can charge packs up to 25amps and the included Stonghold containment system features a self extinguishing, shatterproof, polycarbonate window and with built

Lamborghini Aims For Carbon-Neutral Production; Better Place’s Battery … – IBTimes.co.uk

Lamborghini Aims For Carbon-Neutral Production; Better Place’s Battery
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Cambridge Race Team Look To Live The Solar Dream: "The Cambridge University Eco Racing team (CUER) has unveiled designs for its latest solar powered racing car. Codenamed 'Daphne', the prototype is being developed to take part – and with any luck

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Ford plug-in hybrid goes 100 km/h on battery alone – Globe and Mail


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Ford plug-in hybrid goes 100 km/h on battery alone
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This, of course, brings us to battery-powered cars, plug-in hybrids, gasoline-electric hybrids and government-mandated fleet-wide rules for far greater fuel efficiency in new cars and light trucks. The reality of climate change means governments around
Ford's C-Max Energi goes plug-to-plug with PriusOCRegister
Test Drive: Ford Fusion Hybrid gets great mileageChattanooga Times Free Press
Everything's coming up greenThe Province
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Chargers & Starters

Battery Chargers

April 13, 2010

Battery Chargers

Battery chargers are usually rated and priced by their power output, either in amps or sometimes this is mixed with typical size of engine they are suitable for. Features to look out for  include LED battery condition display, charging status display,  polarity  protection and thermal overload protection. Insulated copper leads and quality battery clamps. Many […]

Battery Power Packs

April 13, 2010

Battery Power Packs

Battery Power Packs, come in either 12 or 24 volt capacities, small and lightweight these are a handy addition to any home or mobile mechanic, these are probably the most used tool in the breakdown recovery organisations rescue vans.  Specifications to look out for include a voltmeter with battery charge and reverse polarity indicators. Heavy […]

Starter Chargers

April 13, 2010

Starter Chargers

Starter chargers, trade or diy use, always on hand to get you going. larger battery starter chargers come with trolley wheels for easy movement around the workshop or yard. look for  starter chargers that have thermal overload protection, an easy-to-read ammeter, polarity inversion and transport handles See more battery starter chargers