Monthly Archives: June 2015

Why Petrol Pumps in India are Going Solar?

solar petrol pumpThe number of solar-powered petrol pumps in India is increasing by the day.They are going off the grid to run on sun. Let’s find out the story behind Panipat’s first solar petrol pump – Royal Indian Filling Station

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Su-Kam’ Solar Electric rickshaw… Yeah, let’s solarize!

Surprised? Don’t be – because this we can #MakeinIndia . Team Su-Kam has successfully made a solar-powered electric rickshaw which can run longer than ordinary electric/battery rickshaws on the roads of Delhi.

solar powered rickshaw

Get 30% more output by placing Solar Panels on your electric rickshaw!

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Are you up for the EV Racing Challenge?

Indo Asian Solar Challenge

Indo Asian Solar Challenge

Lovely Professional University, Phagwara‎, Punjab, India had organised the Electric Bike Racing Challenge and is now organizing the  Indo Asian Solar (car) Challenge (IASC) 2016 both great platform for the students of the University to exhibit their skill and knowledge. This is also a great platform to get experience in wining potential investors or Venture Capitalist. The university has also made good effort in publicity and providing a good prize money (Rs 100,000 to 500,000) as an incentive for the winners. The latest challenge is the Indo Asian Solar Challenge 2016.

Today we at PlugInCaroo ask some soul searching questions both from the students and the faculty. With all respect please note that we are not complaining about LPU nor about the students but just asking if we could all together improve the already set standards… not to follow how the solar races happen elsewhere in the world… but to set our own standards which other International Colleges would want to meet?

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China makes first electric passenger plane

China makes first electric passenger plane

Beijing:  China has produced the world’s first electric passenger aircraft to gain an airworthiness certificate.

The “BX1E” has a 14.5-metre wingspan and a maximum payload of 230 kg. It can fly at an altitude of 3,000 metres, Xinhua news agency reported. It can be charged within two hours and can fly for 45 minutes to an hour at a maximum speed of 160 kmph.

Audi Q3 Non working Navigation – Reason for Janhvi Gadkar’s Accident?

Audi Q3’s Zero Navigation in Indiacould have been one of the MAJOR reason for Janhvi Gadkar’s Accident!

Audi Q3 - Zero Navigation-Navigation option doesn't work in the India-spec cars. Audi must tie-up with a local map provider

Audi Q3 – Zero Navigation-Navigation option doesn’t work in the India-spec cars. Audi must tie-up with a local map provider

Audi Q3 – Zero Navigation-Navigation option doesn’t work in the India-spec cars. Audi has to tie-up with a local map provider but has it?

Come to think of it… the car cost Rs 31 Lakhs but doesnt even come with a basic navigation system… something that is available for free even in Chinese Android smart phones. Something so simple could have saved 3 lives that night – two who died and she -the living dead.

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