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Amtrak is Using the iPhone As an Electronic Train Ticket Scanner

05/07/2012, The government-owned company Amtrak, which is responsible for overseeing all American railroad train services has found a new use for Apple’s iPhone. The company which has more than 20,000 employees, begun the rollout of the iPhone to its train...

Audi to deploy first diesel hybrid cars at the 2012 Le Mans

05/04/2012, Audi is planning to bag its second trophy at the 2012 24 Hours of Le Mans endurance race. Audi has already proven that its diesel engine technology can indeed break new ground at the 2006 Le Mans. But this year, the German-based car maker will be...

e-Tuk Vendo goes all electric

05/04/2012, Electric vehicles seem to be the way to go, and here we are with the e-Tuk Vendo from the Netherlands. Yes sir, what we normally would have associated with the Kingdom of Thailand and the death defying tuk-tuks, is not the purview of Thailand itself, as...

Nissan Juke-R, a compact Nissan GTR, enters production

05/04/2012, We’ve seen Nissan toying with the idea of using the engine of the GT-R race car on a small Juke SUV. The result of that brilliant idea was not a joke. It was the Juke-R and it was introduced as a concept car. As with other concept cars, it was...

Volvo’s Mean Green is world’s fastest hybrid truck

05/03/2012, The engineers over at Volvo have proven that big-rigged trucks can also be fast and fuel-efficient. The Mean Green is Volvo’s one-off diesel hybrid truck that has set a world record in speed, being the fastest hybrid truck on the planet. While there...

Air conditioning system keeps driver’s seat cool, too

05/03/2012, Now here is a pretty unique air conditioning system for vehicles that will not only help keep everyone else in the car nice and cool, it will also ensure the driver has an additional perk – his or her seat will also have some cool air diverted their...

Mini Zero concept car looks pretty sleek

05/03/2012, If you love concept cars or if you like Mini Coopers, you might be interested in checking out what Sonny Lim, a former Senior Designer at BMW’s DesignworksUSA in Singapore has cooked up. Dubbed the Mini Zero, this particular concept features a Mini...

Cadillac Escalade SUV has a stationary bike built into it

05/03/2012, We’ve all heard and given the same excuses when it comes to finding time for exercise. We’re too busy, the gym’s too far, work finishes too late, etc, but that could soon change thanks to this particular chauffeured Cadillac Escalade SUV. Yup,...

Purchase a new Scion iQ, get a free PlayStation Vita

05/02/2012, If you want a new PlayStation Vita, there is an option of walking to the store and dropping some money for it, or if you have a whole lot of dough and already have a keen eye out for the 2012 Scion iQ, then purchase that ride, and you will be on the...

Samsung and Kia to integrate the Galaxy Tab 10.1 into the K9

05/02/2012, If you were planning on getting your hands on Kia’s upcoming K9 vehicle, you could be getting your hands on a Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 along with your car. Samsung and Kia have announced that both companies have joined up in an effort to equip the Kia K9...

SpaceX test fires Falcon 9 rocket for Dragron spacecraft launch

04/30/2012, Space Exploration Technologies Corporation, popularly known as SpaceX, has fired all nine engines of the Falcon 9 rocket today at Cape Canaveral, Florida as part of the SpaceX’s rehearsals for the Dragron spacecraft’s second launch this coming...