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Verizon’s data plans could be coming to cars in the future

06/25/2012, Our smartphones and tablets come with data plans which allows us to be connected while on the go (assuming we have network coverage), so why shouldn’t vehicles in the future come with data plans as well? With car infotainment systems starting to feature...


NVIDIA behind digital dashboard in Tesla Motors electric sedan

06/21/2012, NVIDIA is not just a name behind powerful graphics cards for the computer, but they also have broadened their interests over the years to include smartphones and now, the world of vehicles. It seems that energy-efficient NVIDIA Tegra module will power...

Toyota Prius cooks dinner for you

06/21/2012, All right, so the title might be a wee bit misleading as the Toyota Prius will not actually whip out a hidden pair of arms just to make you dinner. Instead, what we are talking about here would be Toyota’s impending rollout of a system which will...

Bicycle helicopter gets you going

06/21/2012, A bicycle is one of the cooler modes of transport if you do not have far to go between your workplace and home, but if it rains, then the fun factor drops. For just a few blocks, a bicycle will most probably be able to let you arrive at your destination...

Solar Impulse heads for Ouarzazate in Morocco

06/21/2012, The Solar Impulse continues its fuel-free flight by making its way towards Ouarzazate in Morocco, where it is expected to land after midnight. If you are interested in checking out just how the Solar Impulse is doing, track it live on...

Vais brings Android integration to Lexus and Toyota vehicles

06/19/2012, Plenty of modern cars these days are coming with touchscreen display options that also double up as navigational systems as well. However given that our smartphones and tablets are pretty much powered by Android or iOS these days, wouldn’t it be better...

Audi R18 E-Tron Quattro wins 2012 Le Mans endurance race

06/18/2012, Last month, we wrote to you about Audi’s plans to join this year’s 24 Hours of Le Mans endurance race, hoping to bag another trophy. Well, Audi’s E-Tron technology used on its R18 E-Tron Quattro hybrid car proved to be very reliable...

Nissan LEAF’s battery good enough to power homes

06/18/2012, If you are part of the electric vehicle brigade, then chances are you would have heard of the Nissan LEAF by now. This is Nissan’s version of the electric car, and just in case there is some sort of calamity that knocks out power to your home, how...

BMW i Pedelec or Pedal Electric Cycle Concept

06/14/2012, As part of its push into eco-friendly concepts, BMW is launching the BMW i Pedelec, an electric bicycle that is designed to provide an extra boost to the cyclist’s pedaling motion. Yes, you heard that right: while the i Pedelec does help, riders...