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Commute-Case Turns Your Briefcase Into A Ride

03/17/2014, I am quite sure that Hanna Barbera’s cartoons do bring back plenty of fond memories to many of us, with the futuristic The Jetsons being one of them, long before the likes of Star Trek and Star Wars made their respective appearances. The Jetsons did...

Power your car with exhaust fumes in the future?

05/26/2011, Engineers have been working on a way to convert the waste heat in your car’s exhaust into energy for some time now but so far attempts haven’t been very successful. The exhaust gases can reach up to 1,300 degrees Fahrenheit, and it’s...

AutoGyro Cavalon gyrocopter lets you take to the skies for $94,276

04/20/2011, If airplanes aren’t really your thing, you might prefer to take to the skies in a gyrocopter instead. AutoGyro will be unveiling their latest gyrocopter at the Aero Friedrichshafen this week. In case you didn’t know what a gyrocopter is, it is...

Car with 4 subwoofers tears a phonebook to pieces

04/01/2011, If you thought car subwoofers were harmless, think again. Remember the 26,000 watt speaker system we wrote about previously? Well, Steve Meade recently uploaded a video, showing off the car’s audio system. He goes into more detail in the video,...

Inflatable crash helmets stay hidden until needed

03/31/2011, If you’ve ever disliked the idea of wearing helmets while biking because it messes with your hairdo – you’re not alone. Well, a Swedish design company named Hövding has come up with a special crash helmet that resembles nothing like a...

Elektra One: the electricity-powered plane

03/29/2011, In the future, our airplanes might not need gas to fly anymore. For NASA’s CAFE Green Flight Challenge, PC-Aero recently came up with a prototype plane, the Elektra One; that runs completely on electricity. Powered by batteries, the single seater...

Songs can be used to hack cars

03/17/2011, Some researchers studying the different methods on how to gain access to computer systems featured in modern cars have discovered that it is possible to hijack a car through its stereo – by letting the CD player read a song infected with a Trojan horse....

Wireless Charging Systems For Electric Vehicles Being Developed

10/25/2010, While electric vehicles (EVs) are great eco-friendly modes of transportation, having to plug them in to juice up the battery is always a hassle. Of course, thanks to the advancement of technology, it might not become an issue in the future. Delphi...

Concept: Green Spinners To Turn Cars Into Eco-friendly Vehicles

10/22/2010, We’ve seen many attempts to make cars more eco-friendly, but the Green Spinners concept offers a rather novel take on the whole situation. The design features spinners that are attached to the rims of the car and uses magnets to keep it steady. The...

Concept: El-Assist Charges EVs On The Move

10/18/2010, One of the issues surrounding electric vehicles (EVs) is that they may have issues traveling for long periods, due to the need to recharge often. Now an industrial designer has come up with a unique EV charging solution that can increase the range of...

Mitsubishi Motors To Test Electric Pickup And Delivery Vehicle

10/14/2010, Everybody is jumping on the green bandwagon nowadays and Mitsubishi Motors Corp and Yamato Transport Co Ltd will be starting a field test of an electric pickup and delivery vehicle prototyped by Mitsubishi Motors. The companies will be evaluating the...

Audi Cam Allows You To See Your Mechanic At Work

07/07/2010, Are you always suspicious of the quality of work from the mechanics that service your precious automobile? Well, if you own an Audi in the UK, you’ll be able to keep a closer eye on them, thanks to the implementation of the Audi Cam. With this...

Treadway Wearable Mobility Concept Transport

07/06/2010, Many folks nowadays are lazy to walk long distances, but there are times when a car or motorcycle would be inconvenient too, and that’s probably where the Treadway Wearable Mobility concept will be useful. It’s a set of motorized shoes that...