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Game Strap concept keeps commuters entertained on the way home

12/13/2011, Taking the train home from work is usually a rather boring affair, but designer Jiang Qian has come up with an idea that could make the commute a bit more entertaining while maintaining safety. Dubbed the Game Strap, it essentially transforms the handles...

Prototype cycle from Thrustcycle recycles energy, is super stable

12/12/2011, Thrustcycle Enterprises has come up with a spanking new prototype cycle that will feature a flywheel kinetic energy recovery system (KERS) which will rely on gyroscopic forces in order to help maintain its stability, where you can view it in action in the...

Dartz Jo-Mojo electric car is easy on your pockets

12/12/2011, We all know that hands down, the Tesla Roadster has no competitor where being the coolest electric car in the market is concerned, although you will most probably have issues with the asking price tag of $110,000, which is a whole lot of money no matter...

Mitsubishi EMIRAI concept car interface

12/11/2011, Now here is a car interface from Mitsubishi Electric that the Japanese company thinks could very well be the future of our dashboards, in as early as 10 years to boot! Known as the EMIRAI concept, it features a newly developed curved, rear-projection...

Renault unveils R-Link tablet for cars

12/09/2011, If you were planning on getting yourself one of those new smart cars next year, you might want to give Renault’s cars a go thanks to the R-Link, a tablet that was designed for cars in mind.

Wireless charging tests on Mercedes Benz

12/08/2011, Daimler, too, has taken a look at the wonders and convenience of wireless charging for electric vehicles, and they want in on the action as well. Companies that include luminaries such as Rolls-Royce and Toyota, Nissan and Volvo are all making attempts to...

D-Art all-electric 3-wheeler vehicle

12/08/2011, Those who are familiar with the design studio scene in Japan would definitely have heard about D-Art, and for all the right reasons, of course. After all, just at the recently concluded International Robotics Expo in November, we saw D-Art’s design...

Honda creates electric brakes

12/07/2011, Honda might have stumbled upon an important discovery in the world of motoring – by working on an electric-powered brake which will control the hydraulic pressure of its master cylinder using nothing but a ball screw. Whenever the driver steps on...

Honda HEV uses 2 motors to control rear wheels separately

12/07/2011, I can just imagine executives from lesser established motor companies take a look at Honda’s HEV (Hybrid Electric Vehicle) which sports an engine (obviously), a motor in front, as well as two motors in the rear segment that will control the back...

Air-Free Concept tyres from Bridgestone

12/07/2011, We all know that there is this thing called run-flat tyres, where they are a standard issue feature on expensive vehicles such as BMWs, but replacing them can be quite a pain on your wallet. Then again, it should not matter – after all, if you are...

Denso unveils drowsiness monitor for drivers

12/06/2011, Driving outstation can be quite a tiring experience, especially if you travel alone. This usually results in a long and boring drive and usually along the way you start to feel a little drowsy. This can prove to be rather dangerous as you may accidentally...

Bricks fashion emergency exit in buses

12/02/2011, It goes without saying that a bus will need to have at least one emergency exit for the simple reason to help save lives just in case some of the passengers are trapped in other parts of the bus, with access to the main entrance/exit blocked. Well, I...

Suzuki Swift EV hybrid debuts at Tokyo Motor Show

12/02/2011, The Tokyo Motor Show this year will feature its fair share of starlets as usual, and surely going green is one of the main themes. Suzuki delivered their Swift EV Hybrid vehicle that will boast of an extended range to better cater for its customers....

Honda recalls more ‘shrapnel’ airbags

12/02/2011, Honda announced late last night that they will be expanding an airbag recall (and for the fourth time at that!) due to airbag inflators which are too powerful, where the direct result of deployment might actually hurt or kill drivers instead of saving...