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Tesla Supercharger network has solar panels

09/13/2012, When it comes to electric vehicles, you do not simply drive up to a gas station and “fill ‘er up”, so to speak, as there is this rather lengthy charging process that you need to go through in the first place. Well, Tesla Motors might...

Spherical Drive System Bike reminds us of the Batpod

09/11/2012, Do you think that Bruce Wayne has one of the coolest rides in town? If you answered in the affirmative, then you might be interested to read about the Spherical Drive System Bike which works on a slightly different concept. Instead of wheels, it carries...


2014 Honda Accord Plug-in hybrid makes the 100 MPGe mark

09/10/2012, If you are looking for a new car and want to make sure that the environment gets a shout out along the way, you might want to consider the 2014 Honda Accord Plug-in hybrid that hits the 100MPGe mark. Not the best looking hybrid ride in the market, the...

Drones can save lives, provide emergency relief provisions

09/07/2012, Drones have been commonly used for military purposes. They are lightweight compared to conventional aircrafts and can be remotely controlled. However, they can be put to other uses than military strikes. For instance, a drone can be used to carry...

Apple Patent Talks About Syncing iPhone And Car

09/06/2012, Apple’s patents often allow us a peek into where the company may be headed. The company has now been granted a new patent which shows that it may be trying to find ways to sync an iPhone with a vehicle. What makes this patent even more significant is...

Gaming Technology Makes Car Crash Testing More Accurate

09/04/2012, Under federal rules, it is a norm for the authorities to check new vehicles for their safety in case of an accident. Manufacturers, too, test their vehicles for different crash scenarios to tweak their designs accordingly for maximum protection of the...

RoadMate 9250T-LMB GPS Announced By Magellan

09/04/2012, Megallan has announced a new 7-inch personal navigation device (PND) today, called “RoadMate 9250T-LMB.” It comes equipped with a number of new features which, Megallan promises, will significantly improve on-road safety. For instance, RoadMate packs...

Climate-Controlled Airline Seats On Their Way

09/04/2012, Ever felt too cold during a flight? Or too hot, for that matter? Researchers are now working to devise a solution to tackle that. Work is being done at Fraunhofer Institute for Building Physics to create such airline seats which could provide the...

Self-Driving Car Now Available For A Mere $10,000

09/03/2012, Google’s self-driving cars have been quite a sensation. These cars have completed a run of thousands of miles and the search giant hopes to make them commercially available soon. While the world eagerly waits for this to happen, a Chinese electric...

Google Maps for Android adds biking navigation

08/29/2012, At last, Google Maps caters to those who get around on two wheels – in particular, on a bicycle. After all, searching for the best biking route in town can prove to be quite a challenge, which is where the latest version of Google Maps for Android...

Fliz bicycle is an example in redundancy, requires you to run

08/28/2012, A bicycle that works simply because you have to run instead of pedal? I am not quite sure just who in their right mind is going to enjoy the Fliz bicycle, but if the idea has been mooted, you know for sure that there are some pretty crazy folks hanging...

How Beneficial Will Be The New 54.5 Mpg Fuel Efficiency Standards?

08/28/2012, Obama Administration has been diligently working on making the auto-industry more fuel-efficient. President Obama has been pursuing the very policy since 2009 and a new set of fuel efficiency standards was due to arrive sometime this year. Now, it is...