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Magtenlight: Magnetically Powered Bicycle Lights

03/07/2010, Dynamo lights certainly aren’t something new to bicycles, but they rely on the physical contact with a spinning wheel to keep it powered, which is well and good, but surely there’s a more interesting way to get the job done? Well, the...

Sanyo Eneloop bicycle range expands

03/05/2010, The Eneloop brand from Sanyo is not limited to just one of the best rechargeable batteries in the market, it also encompasses bicycles with a couple of models hitting the deck this time round – the CY-SPL226 and CY-SPL224 which boast a...

Taiwan taxis to get WiMAX connection

03/04/2010, The next time you step foot in Taiwan, you might want to check out any of the 1,000 taxis that offer free Internet services thanks to a groundbreaking application of WiMAX technology. VMAX Telecom Co. will roll out this Internet service officially from...

Flying Hovercraft set to take to the skies

03/03/2010, The Flying Hovercraft seems to be something pulled from the pages of the future, but it is very real right here and now. Thanks to Rudy Heeman of Nelson, New Zealand, this hovercraft is capable of flight and can function equally well either on water or on...

Honda Driving Simulator Gets An Upgrade

03/03/2010, Simulators are a great way to learn dangerous things in a safe manner, such as using flight simulators instead of a real plane, as well as driving simulators, though we can’t imagine why a bicycle simulator could be that important. Honda’s...

Alpine teams up with Nokia for handset integration into cars

03/03/2010, Nokia might be the number 1 cellphone manufacturer in the world at the moment, but their market share is eroding slowly but surely no thanks to newcomers to the scene. Well, in a move that could see them claw back what used to be theirs, we have word that...

Plug-in electric hybrid Porsche 918 Spyder concept car

03/01/2010, Porsche has come up with the 918 Spyder plug-in electric hybrid concept car which offers traditional rubber-burning performance without guzzling down a whole lot of fuel – we’re talking about hitting a whopping 78 miles per gallon (!), where...

Innesenti is a tricycle – backwards

03/01/2010, Innesenti is one mode of transportation that will definitely make you scratch your head as you figure out how to ride this thing, but one thing’s for sure – you will need knee pads as well as a helmet. Innesenti is marketed as the ultimate...

Mini jumps aboard connected bandwagon

02/24/2010, Mini is all set to roll out a new system known as Mini Connected at the Geneva Motor Show, where it is touted to offer “a newly developed USB interface whose unique functionality allows maximum integration of the iPhone into the in-car audio and...

Ducati working on frameless superbikes

02/23/2010, Mention Ducati and you know that you’re about to embark on an adrenaline-pumping trip, as the company is working on frameless superbikes. The first of these would be an aluminium version of its GP10’s revolutionary carbon design. This new...

Kettler Kettquad unveiled

02/18/2010, Your little one might not have a driving license, but that doesn’t mean he/she will give up on emulating daddy/mummy who drives to work each day. Why not get the young ones the Kettquad from Kettler? The German company has revealed this four wheeler...

Metaltech Anti-Terrorist Assault Cart

02/17/2010, The Metaltech Anti-Terrorist Assault Cart looks like one tough cookie, where it was built to withstand grenade attacks, although we’re not too sure why would anyone lob a grenade on a golf course (which is another question altogether) due to the...

Spokeless bicycle looks cool

02/16/2010, Check out the mechanical engineering class at Yale who have come together in just a single semester, constructing a bicycle that has a spokeless back wheel. As you’ve probably noticed, only the back wheel is spokeless. This was done for several...