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iPhone camera used to study traffic lights

08/29/2011, Don’t you just hate it when you’re headed towards a traffic light, brake, only to have the lights turn green 2 seconds later? If you didn’t already know, unnecessary or excessive braking will result in your car wasting energy and fuel due to the...

Airships to cater for the North

08/29/2011, It seems that a British manufacturer will be working on a fleet of airships that will cater for Yellowknife’s Discovery Air in order for it to supply remote communities and enterprises in the North. The rather futuristic giant blimps (that has a...

Homemade submarine can stay submerged for 10 hours

08/26/2011, When’s the last time you hung out in a homemade submarine that’s been submerged underwater? You’ve never? Well, an inventor named Zhang Wuyi from China recently came up with his own submarine that let him do just that. Made from a...

Vienna Bike foldable electrically-assisted tricycle

08/26/2011, What’s so special about the Vienna Bike? For starters, this is the first foldable electrically-assisted tricycle of its kind, where being on it makes you feel as though you were on a two-wheeler instead of a tricycle, thanks to its innovative...

Custom Beer Can Car will definitely draw stares from everyone

08/25/2011, If you were to pull up at a red light in a Ferrari 458 Spider convertible, many people would definitely stare at the car first, then the driver, having questions such as what do you do for a living swimming in their heads. Compare that to having the...

Ferrari 458 Spider convertible revealed ahead of auto show

08/25/2011, If you’re in the market for a convertible and you have the cash necessary to spend on a Ferrari, it appears that the Ferrari 458 Spider convertible was revealed ahead of the 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show, and we have to admit that it is a thing of beauty.

Stand on the MXB Shocker electric bike

08/25/2011, When one rides a motorbike, you are expected to sit on it – and not stand, unless of course, you are some sort of stuntman who has mad skills and want to entertain your audience. Well, Performance Concepts’ 2011 MXB Shocker motocrossboard is...

Fuel efficiency increased with smartphone

08/25/2011, Who would have thought that a smartphone could help save the world especially where increasing the level of fuel efficiency in vehicles? Well, that seems to be the case as the Association for Computing Machinery’s MobiSys conference that happened in...

Lightning Motorcycle electric SuperBike hits 218 MPH

08/24/2011, For anyone who’s doubted the power of electric motors – Lighting Motorcycle is here to set prove the non-believers wrong. The company recently smashed the electric motorcycle world record speed with an impressive top speed of 218 MPH (the...

PumpTire self-inflating bicycle tire

08/24/2011, Getting a flat tire is no fun, never mind the kind of vehicle you’re riding on/in. Cyclists hardly carry a spare tire around, especially those who take a far more casual slant towards it, but at least if you’re driving a car, all you need to...

Parrot ASTEROID Android car receiver arriving in October

08/24/2011, Remember the Android-powered car receiver, the Parrot ASTEROID, which we featured way back in January? Well, previously we didn’t have a price or a release date besides the vague “late 2011”. It looks like the car accessory is ready to...

Hyundai Concept Motorcycle

08/24/2011, It’s amazing how the human body works, and how our muscles adapt to the situation in such slight and subtle ways that we don’t even notice. Now imagine if there was a motorcycle that was inspired by the human muscles in the way it rides, and that...