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New York City looking to make taxi hiring app-friendly

06/11/2012, Booking a taxi via a smartphone app isn’t new but it looks like that feature could soon be making its way to New York thanks to the Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC). According to an ABC News report, it seems that the TLC is currently seeking...

BMW 7-speed manual transmission design patent spotted

06/08/2012, Ah, to own a Beemer – that is the dream car for many an aspiring yuppie, and I believe that it will continue to be so for a long time to come. After all, there is nothing quite like the feeling of shifting your gear stick in a manual transmission....

New car mirror eliminates blind spots

06/07/2012, Do you ever wonder that until today, despite the huge advancements made by vehicle manufacturers in other segments of automotive technology, the humble side mirror as well as rearview mirror still suffers from blind spots? There are also plenty of third...

Trail Rider Gnarboard has super fast acceleration rate

06/07/2012, Forget about Usain Bolt and his winning form that might just see him break the world 100m record yet again at this year’s Olympics – you might be able to be faster, although that would require you to be on board the Trail Rider from Gnarboards...

Rearview mirror has front-facing recording capability

06/06/2012, Rearview mirrors with an integrated LCD display is not exactly the newest kid on the block in terms of driving hardware, but this particular model from Hamwha is different from the rest. Why do I say so? While it resembles your standard rearview mirror,...

Donut roll-up bike concept looks pretty neat

06/06/2012, While cycling to work is a great way to save the environment, sometimes leaving your bike locked up outside is a bit of an uneasy feeling. After all there are probably plenty of ways to steal a bike which could end up being highly inconvenient for you....

Ford GT40 modified, runs on electric motor

06/01/2012, What happens when you have plenty of engineering knowledge, and are looking for an avenue to apply it somewhere? This 1968 Fiberfab Valkyrie fiberglass replica of an old Ford GT40 was recently purchased by Andrew McClary on eBay, where he then took the...

Fujitsu Ten plays nice with Nintendo DS

05/29/2012, Do you still play with your Nintendo DS, or is it rotting around somewhere, without getting any more gaming love after the PS Vita was released? Fujitsu Ten’s most recent release in the market, the 9” Car Navigation System that comes in two models...

Nissan Redesigns Gas Pumps Into Various Objects [Video]

05/29/2012, In conjunction with the launch of the 100% electric car Nissan Leaf in Australia, the company has highlighted a new concept with an artistic twist. The concept in question here is the future, which doesn’t seem very near to tell the truth; with only...

ISS Astronaut Shares His Views on SpaceX’s Dragon

05/29/2012, On Friday, we reported how the first ever commercial rocket to successfully launch into space, historically docked with the International Space Station. This truly paved the way to a future of privatized space exploration and now, having seen the Dragon...

Porsche slathered with crushed diamonds

05/28/2012, They say that diamonds are a girl’s best friend, and most guys I know would not mind owning a Porsche in the garage either – put two and two together, and what do you get? Why, a pimped up ride, of course. Who does not want a Porsche that...