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Inflatable seatbelts could be the future

11/05/2009, The next-generation Ford Explorer will offer something very different that even a luxury car like Bentleys and BMWs won’t have – rear seatbelts that will inflate in an accident pretty much the same way as an airbag. The whole idea behind...

Electric car from Formula One designer

11/05/2009, Gordon Murray, an ex-McLaren Formula One designer has come up with a trio of prototypes of his T.27 electric car that will cater for city or town use. Interestingly enough, the T.25 (its predecessor) tips the scales at a mere 600kg, which is half the...

Parrot RKi8400 car stereo system

11/04/2009, The Parrot RKi8400 car stereo system will target both the iPhone and iPod devices, where this hands-free Bluetooth communication system will boast multiple connections for digital music and advanced hands-free telephony functions. You also get a storage...

TRAX STI breaks new ground

11/03/2009, DC Co-Founder and Rally Team Driver Ken Block has come up with a dream machine – the TRAX STI that is proud to take over the mantle as the world’s fastest vehicle of its kind. The poor Subaru WRX STI had its tires taken apart and replaced with...

Toyota Tacoma All-Terrain Gamer concept

11/03/2009, Toyota is clearly in tune with the next generation of gamers by unveiling the Tacoma All-Terrain Gamer (ATG) concept that comprises of a Toyota pickup with a quartet of Xbox consoles within, a Warthog from Halo and a Monster energy drink dispenser to keep...

Japan team wins World Solar Challenge

11/02/2009, The recent World Solar Challenge saw the Japanese team emerge as winners, upsetting the pecking order that was once dominated by 4-time Dutch champs. They took top spot by making it past the finish line of the 1,864-mile solar car race that was held...

Cheetah C50 GPS speed camera detector

10/28/2009, Don’t balk at the Cheetah C50 GPS speed camera detector’s $100 price tag as it could potentially save you much more than that in the long run if you’re a speed demon who loves zooming down the freeway whenever cops are not around to...

Daihatsu DecaDeca is an office on wheels

10/28/2009, The Tokyo Motor Show played host to a variety of concepts and designs, where among these is the Daihatsu DecaDeca. It will function as a decent mobile workstation considering its interiors will feature fold-away seats that can be specially arranged in an...

Air Board gets you up and moving in style

10/28/2009, The Segway is a pretty cool invention where it helps you get to your destination without having you break a sweat while you’re at it, but it might seem to be out of reach for most ordinary Joes. They can then forget about the Air Board though, as...

Hydrogen Bicycle

10/12/2009, Iwatani of Tokyo has recently unveiled their latest Hydrogen Bicycle that is totally green since it doesn’t emit any CO2. Tipping the scales at 31kg, this 156cm bicycle is able to move within a 45 mile radius at best in terms of assisted travel. It...

BMW C1 Back In Electric Form

10/10/2009, BMW’s original C1 scooter wasn’t too popular (read: fail), but they’ve come up with a concept of the C1 powered by electric, and maybe that might appeal to environment-conscious folks. It still keeps the same roll cage, which certainly...

Python amphibious car costs a bomb

10/09/2009, Want to make it out like those super cool spies you see in the movies? The Python amphibious car ought to fit the bill – after all, it not only looks good enough to drive and carry your harem around, whenever you’re stuck at a dead end with a...

Nissan Land Glider electric vehicle

10/08/2009, Nissan’s Land Glider electric vehicle could pave the way for future automobiles, where this fully electric 2-seater was specially developed to function as an urban runabout, being extremely narrow in width so that congestion in dense city centers...

Vertical bike parking

10/07/2009, Now here’s an interesting system for cyclists – a vertical bike parking system. This vertical parking/shower stall concept from Yinnon Lehrer makes it much safer to bike around the city, as you can be sure that whoever intends to steal your...