Water is a pretty amazing substance. It coats our planet, makes up the vast majority of our bodies, and – most importantly – proves to be an endless source of YouTube hijinks. You remember, of course, the cretins-in-a-carwash video, in which water's destructive powers were just hinted at. But in all seriousness, water is not to be messed with. Whether leaking into your basement, sweeping away cars in a flash flood, or unleashing hell in the form of a tsunami, water's capacity for vio
These men are, or at least were until recently, Libyan rebels in battle against the dwindling forces of the now-deceased Muammar Gaddafi. And the red, black and green lump they're standing in front of was once a bulldozer.
While the most
popular hybrids are currently small cars (for American tastes), the Volvo Group, makers of trucks, buses, construction
equipment and other mostly diesel powered heavy equipment, is currently developing hybrid electric technology for heavy
vehicles. We are all used to seeing dirty clouds of black smoke coming from a ground mover on a construction site, and
technologies like this might reduce these significantly.