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Traditional Japanese vehicle gets electric engine

05/07/2010, The Japanese surely love their environment with the latest release of an electric vehicle that comes with a trio of wheels, an equal number of seats all packaged in a purely traditional Japanese design. The four companies behind this hopes for it to be a...

JFE Quick Charging Station For Electric Vehicles

05/07/2010, Electric cars are nice little things, but one of the major downsides of such vehicles is the time it takes for these devices to charge, making them impractical for long drives. JFE Engineering Corp might have a solution to that, as they have developed a...

Team From University Of Minnesota Unveil Solar Vehicle

05/07/2010, The Solar Vehicle Project team over at the University of Minnesota has unveiled its latest solar-powered car that will be participating in the 2010 American Solar Challenge, an 1100 mile race from Tulsa to Chicago. It’s dubbed the Centaurus 2....

Gibbs Technologies Quadski is an amphibious vehicle

05/05/2010, Gibbs Technologies has introduced its Quadski amphibious vehicle to the masses, where it will probably be the stuff of science fiction if proposed sometime during the previous century. This is every young boy’s wet dream, where the single push of a...

B-cycle bike sharing system

05/04/2010, The Trek-developed bike sharing system known as B-cycle will come with a whole range of goodies including GPS route tracking, where it will be introduced in Denver first. To get a better idea on how it works, B-cycle stations are located all over Denver....

ARKKI solar boat targets environmentalists

05/04/2010, If you’re going to buy a boat, why not make it a green one as well? That’s what the ARKKI solar boat is all about – it comes with 153 square meter of interior space and 100 square meter of deck space, boasting solar panels to help it...

Izh-1 motorbike gets 2012 design update, remains as a concept

04/30/2010, Designer Igor Chak has taken the Izh-1 motorbike and refreshed it with a futuristic update, claiming that this two-wheeler sports more safety features compared to 10 Volvos combined, where it will make riding on the highways and byways a whole lot safer...

Volkswagen bik.e jumps aboard the electrical revolution

04/29/2010, The Volkswagen bik.e is now part of the electrical vehicle revolution, where it represents a tiny bicycle sans pedals since you rely on its internal battery to get you moving. When not in use, it will fold down quickly into a flat disc which will fit into...

VW Scirocco transformed into virtual simulator

04/28/2010, A couple of gaming nerds managed to take a standard VW Scirocco and weaved some engineering magic into it, transforming it into a virtual simulator. All major controls in the car such as the steering wheel, gas and brake pedals, and gear stick have been...

TomTom Urban Rider for bikers

04/27/2010, Bikers aren’t left out by TomTom as they too, will need maps sometimes to help them get around new places. This has resulted in the TomTom Urban Rider that bears many resemblances to its predecessors, although things have gotten simpler this time...

M55 EVO-001 Luxury Electric Bike

04/27/2010, Electric bikes may not be all that popular, but if you’re fairly rich, you can get some really cool electric bikes, such as the M55 EVO-001, which is made from a single-piece molded aluminum frame. This bike offers an integrated battery pack along...

Renault 2010 Sand Jumper Concept Vehicle

04/27/2010, The Renault 2010 Sand Jumper concept looks like something that we wouldn’t mind having on the beach. The fact that it uses an electric engine isn’t its only eco-friendly credential as it charges itself using nano solar paint that generates...

Geely Gleagle IG electric vehicle comes with solar panel

04/26/2010, We know that electric vehicles (EVs) are the way forward as the automotive industry wants to wean folks off gas, but that is still a long way in coming before EVs become mainstream and affordable enough for the average Joe on the street. Geely recently...

Reevu MSX1 helmet

04/25/2010, The Reevu MSX1 helmet has finally hit production, where this helmet not only offers adequate protection for your noggin’ while you’re on the road, it also boasts a mechanism that helps you see what is right behind you – a type of...