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Volkswagen hover car concept

05/09/2012, This Volkswagen hover car is a concept vehicle that is used for personal transportation in the same way a modern car is employed. You must steer it, like you would a normal vehicle, but the only difference is that it’s flying in the air. So far...

Car expresses itself, will future vehicles go all emo on us?

04/26/2012, Men who love their cars often describe their rides in feminine terms, and perhaps advancements made by Nicholas Pennycooke of the MIT Media Lab could very well usher in a new age of loving one’s vehicle in more ways than one. Nicholas claims that...

A wind-powered car emerges from a farm in China

04/25/2012, There is no doubt that China is a true pioneer in technology, not to mention its countless inventions such gunpowder, the compass, papermaking and more. Even in today’s web 2.0 world, China continues to invent cool amazing stuff. One such example is...

Green Vehicle Technology, Where Are We At?

11/15/2011, Photo: Eco Car via Shutterstock Electric Vehicle, a very old technology Electric cars have been around for a very long time, the first EV was invented in the first part of the 19th century, but it wasn’t until the beginning of the 19th century that...

Ford and Bug Labs want you to hack your cars with OpenXC

09/12/2011, When people talk about tuning up or playing around with their cars – it usually involves chop shops and modifications to the car’s body and stuff under the hood. Rarely you will hear about people hacking the car’s electronics to make it do...

Hyundai’s car shopping tool will be great for viral marketing

09/01/2011, Pretty much everybody is on Facebook right now and it looks like Hyundai is going to tap into the massive network with a new marketing tool, according to a report from CNET. According to its sources, Hyundai has plans to add four new car-buying tools to...

Ford Evos: Cloud Connected Car

08/30/2011, Ford has announced the Ford Evos, a Hybrid sedan concept car that is constantly connected to the cloud. While it is only a concept at the moment, it is -mostly- based on ideas and technologies that can be achievable in the near-future. For instance,...

Project Flake concept car is impressive

08/15/2011, Looking for a fresh take on how cars work? Da Feng’s latest concept design, Project Flake, might be right up your alley. The UK-based designer has recently come up with a concept video showing off what his car is all about and we gotta say, it sure...

Cow squashes car after jumping over three foot fence

08/12/2011, Hey Diddle Diddle – this time around, the bovine in question did not make the leap over the moon, but somehow did defy the law of gravity to a certain degree by clearing a three foot fence, squashing a car upon landing to boot. Yes sir,...

Hot Wheels RC Nitro Speeders have a scale speed of 600 mph

08/09/2011, Hot Wheels upcoming remote controlled vehicles, the Nitro Speeders (which were shown off at the New York Toy Fair quite a while ago) are about to go on sale in a few months time. The tiny cars can go up to 8.3mph, which is said to be equivalent to 600 mph...

Covini C3A six-wheeled supercar given a test drive

07/06/2011, The folks over at Jalopnik managed to spend some time with the latest sports car from Covini, the C3A, and they took it for a ride around the Goodwood Festival in the UK. What’s so special about this car, you ask. Well if you haven’t realized...

NXP launches NFC-enabled car keys

06/24/2011, NXP Semiconductors NV has just announced the availability of its production-ready single-chip solution for multifunction car keys. The NCF2970 (KEyLink Lite) can do more than just open your car doors – it packs NFC (Near Field Communications) technology...