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United Airlines makes a full transition to the iPad

08/23/2011, The use of iPads by pilots is starting to become more and more common these days. Perhaps initially they might have been considered novelties and entertainment devices, but it appears that United Airlines has taken the iPad rather seriously and has...

EV Profiler lets you know if you need an electric car or not

08/23/2011, “Buyer beware” applies in most things, even more so if you are about to drop a huge chunk of dough on a major purchase. When it comes to electric vehicles (EV), your driving habits might prove to be too taxing for the EV and its advertised...

Audi Virtual Co-driver System interacts with driver

08/23/2011, Fancy owning an interactive owner’s manual that will be able to provide relevant answers to your questions concerning the automobile’s inner workings? Well, Audi has just the thing for you with their Virtual Co-driver System, also known as...

Ford and Toyota team up to work on hybrid trucks and SUVs

08/22/2011, When it comes to our electric vehicles and hybrids, they seem largely limited to cars, while more fuel-hungry vehicles such as lorries, trucks, SUVs, trailers, etc have been left out of the fuel-saving loop. Not anymore apparently, as Ford and Toyota have...

Titanium bike by Paul Budnitz will cost you $5,500

08/22/2011, Interested in getting your hands on a bike made out of titanium? Paul Budnitz has recently revealed two titanium bike models which we’re sure will impress your friends, although it will not come cheap and will easily relieve your wallet/purse of $5,500.

Drowsy drivers receive wake up call from NeuroSky

08/22/2011, NeuroSky, a company from San Jose who deals with EEG headsets as well as other technologies that turn brain-signal readings into more practical use (as you can see in the image on the right), has come up with a sensor that will alert drivers should they...

Wind turbines to power BMW factory

08/22/2011, BMW wants to continue with their green reformation by drawing up plans to build a quartet of wind turbines that will see action in powering a factory with enough juice so that it is able to assemble hundreds of vehicles each day – at least that is...

Volkswagen Up! ready to rock and roll

08/22/2011, Volkswagen’s latest upcoming compact car would share the same name as one of Pixar’s more moving fully animated cartoons, Up – where this people mover is set to debut at the Frankfurt motor show sometime next month. Up! is a totally new...

Audi A4 plug-in hybrid in 2014?

08/19/2011, If you ask me, the innovation in automotive technology should have stopped at hybrids – after all, electric cars might have zero emissions, but do you know how inconvenient it is to juice up your vehicle? Woe to you if you have this million dollar...

2012 Porsche 911 photos leaked

08/19/2011, If you are as excited about car leaks as we are about computer and phone leaks, then you will be excited to know that photos of the upcoming 2012 Porsche 911 991 series has been leaked online, a few weeks prior to its unveiling at IAA 2011 which will be...

Texting and driving do not mix

08/19/2011, We all know that it is not wise to mix texting and driving together – after all, you cannot split your concentration both ways and be 100% sure that you will be able to arrive at your destination without causing any harm to people around you –...

Cadillac ELR Coupe EV unveiled by General Motors

08/18/2011, When it comes to electric vehicles (EV), rarely do we equate them with comfort, style, luxury or power. Instead we tend to think of EVs as fuel-savers, efficient, environmentally friendly and green, but General Motors is hoping to change that with their...

Bicycle Library lets you ride a bike home

08/18/2011, When you mention the word “library”, what comes across your mind? For most of us, it would be tome after tome of delectable books, waiting to kick start your imagination in ways you never thought possible – especially after weaning...