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Sailplane relies on jet engine to take to the skies

08/09/2010, This is one of the more interesting sailplanes – after all, it doesn’t need to be towed up to the sky before it can “fly”, but will take things into its own wings thanks to a retractable jet engine which is located right behind the...

Solar-powered yacht has hidden solar panels

08/09/2010, Solar power is in vogue these days, as it lends a certain air of respectability to the particular device or vehicle which is deemed to be green. Well, Novague Studio designers have come up with this conceptual environmentally friendly yacht which will run...

BlackTrail BT-01 can even outrun motorcycles

08/09/2010, An electric-powered or assisted bicycle is pretty impressive since it can help ease your trip uphill, but fancy the BlackTrail BT-01 that ups the ante by out running even motorcycles? Yes, German company PG-Bikes has rolled out the BlackTrail BT-01 which...

Private Car Service to Create City-Wide WiFi Network for NYC

08/06/2010, New York City is looking to build out its public WiFi network through the use of private car services. Users can log on to the ad-supported WiFi network for free and if enough private car service automobiles drive around with signal, commoners can have...

VeloMini is a folding electric bicycle

08/05/2010, Folding bicycles we know, but electric-powered ones? The VeloMini fits such a description, being a light-weight folding electric bike that comes with a 180 watt brushless hub motor which will be able to move you around at a top speed of 12mph, and...

PiCycle Electric Hybrid Bike

08/05/2010, The PiCycle concept bike is an eco-friendly hybrid bicycle that can be converted into a scooter, thanks to its built-in electric motor and on-board lithium-ion battery. When pedaling this bike, users are also able to charge the battery, which will be able...

Hama Zero Eco-friendly Solar Bike Fujin

08/04/2010, The Japanese company Hama Zero has come up with the Solar Bike Fujin, which is a simple looking electric bike that is equipped with a solar panel placed in a box at the back of the bike to keep it juiced. The bike itself is powered by a lithium-ion...

Cyglo bike tires make you more than visible at night

08/03/2010, Love cycling, but prefer to do it at night when the roads are much less congested and the temperatures are cooler? Well, you might want to think about protecting yourself from wayward motorists with the Cyglo bike tires as it comes with embedded LEDs...

Enyoii electric car concept

08/01/2010, Designer Gerardo Delgado Martinez knows that the young who have just received their driving license would love nothing better than to take the car out for a spin. Of course, while they might have to ride in an old jalopy, a new, sporty car is always much...

Ewee-PT could be the poor man’s Segway

07/29/2010, The Segway is a personal transport device that has certainly capture the imagination of some, although it is still way too expensive for the layman to have one in his garage. Perhaps something cheaper might appeal? Enter the Ewee-PT from Germany, where it...

Porsche 928 breathes fire for a mean look

07/29/2010, The classic 1982 Porsche 928 didn’t really take off for Porsche fans, with just slightly more than 61,000 units produced over the years. For those who have one of these machines and want to add a touch of mean-ness to their ride might want to check...

NoVelo human-powered vehicle updates Flintstones age

07/29/2010, Remember the “car” that was found in Flintstones cartoons? Well, it has gotten a 21st century update in the form of the NoVelo, thanks to the efforts of Tim Turrini-Rochford, a student from the University of South Australia. This hybrid...

Viper remote start system for Android devices

07/29/2010, Now you can use your Android-powered smartphone to lock, unlock and start your vehicle as long as it relies on a Viper remote start system. The app is now available on the Android Market and through Viper creator Directed Electronics’ site as well,...