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C-1 electric vehicle rolls with the times

05/21/2012, When we talk about electric vehicles, the yuppies would most probably think of a high powered electric sportscar, while the ordinary man on the street would dream of a Prius in his garage to ferry his family around. Well, not many of us are used to the...

Lego Land Rover Defender 110 shows that anything is possible

05/21/2012, Adidas is correct – impossible is nothing, and if you are able to construct a fully working Land Rover Defender 110 (in a 1:8.5 scale, of course) using mostly Lego bricks, you too, would believe what Adidas has marketed to the masses some time ago....

Foldboat lets you pack a boat in your bag

05/21/2012, Have you ever had a go at the art of origami? Folding paper airplanes in the classroom does not count – so that would pretty much rule out the most of you. The Foldboat is definitely an achievement in engineering, where this £800 Foldboat can be...

Audi e-bike breaks speed limits

05/20/2012, We did take a closer look at the Audi e-bike slightly more than a week ago, but we somehow missed out on something that could be potentially a game changer – the Audi e-bike, apparently, is fast enough to be caught out by a speed camera. It is said...

BMC UC01 City Bike works like a fart

05/20/2012, All right, you might wonder how come the title for this story has been worded so? I decided to take a little bit of creative liberty by shifting around some words. We all know that there are loud farts, and also farts which are silent as well as deadly...

SpaceX Could Make Tomorrow A Historic Day; Dragon Launch is Go

05/18/2012, Every single person I know likes the idea of a rocket being launched into space. And for some time now, Dragon which is name given to Space Exploration Technologies Corporation or SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket has been delayed from launching due to various...

iCar: Just a Dream For Steve Jobs

05/18/2012, For quite some time now, bits and snippets of the late Steve Jobs’ life has been trickling down the grapevine. Now it seems there was another one and this is the concept of what could have been an automobile designed by Apple. Apparently, Jobs dreamed...

Porsche 918 Spyder enters next phase, prototypes begin testing

05/16/2012, Porsche has announced that its world’s first plug-in hybrid “supercar”, the 918 Spyder, has just entered the next phase after finishing a series of driving trials. Porsche said that the super car is designed as a plug-in hybrid vehicle...

Toyota introduces Nintendo DS-controlled vehicle navigation system

05/16/2012, Toyota has introduced a new navigational system in Japan that uses a Nintendo DS as its remote control. Basically it works with Toyota’s new Smart Navi system, using a DS cartridge that can connect to the system via Bluetooth. Dubbed as Kuruma de...

Ample EO is “world’s first e-quadricycle”

05/14/2012, The Ample EO has been dubbed as the “world’s first e-quadricycle”, although I do not know who is going to verify of debunk that claim. Well, it is a unique ride by all means, where this small electric vehicle which hails from Ample...