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Magnetic air car

10/02/2009, A team at the Club Auto Sport in Silicon Valley are working on a compressed air car, where it will use an updated version of a compressed air powerplant vehicle that hails way back from 1932. This updated vehicle will rely on air-bearing turbochargers to...

Toyota clear-coat paint is self-regenerating

09/29/2009, Toyota has rolled out a new type of clear-coat paint that features self-restoring qualities, making it highly resistant to surface scratches that come about normally via car wash brushes or fingernails. It is unlike a standard clear coat, where it is...

Arcimoto Pulse electric vehicle

09/29/2009, Electric vehicles don’t look set to take over the roads of the world anytime soon, but if more and more transports like the Arcimoto Pulse were to be unveiled, that might very well change in a decade or so. The Arcimoto Pulse is a tandem two-seat...

2010 Brabus Mercedes-Benz Viano Lounge

09/25/2009, Boy, is this the dream car for those who want something outrageous when it comes to entertaining friends and family on wheels. You won’t need to do up a caravan, as the 2010 Brabus Mercedes-Benz Viano Lounge ought to be more than enough to ferry you...

Mosquito electric bike

09/25/2009, The Mosquito electric bike, also known as the Mücke electric bike, will definitely turn heads no matter where you go with this. After all, it costs but a few cents to charge up, offering a pretty decent range of around 60km before running out of juice....

Honda U3-X unicycle robot

09/24/2009, Honda seems to be delving pretty much into the world of robotics, and their latest release would definitely pose a challenge to Segway. Known as the U3-X, this self-balancing unicycle from Honda comes with what looks like a regular large wheel of a...

Wind-Solar Energy Bike

09/20/2009, There is nothing quite like the satisfaction of beating a steep uphill climb on your bicycle, where the Wind-Solar Energy Bike will come in handy assuming it ever moves from being a concept to reality. Covered with solar panels while having a spoiler...

Xbox 360 controller guides your vehicle

09/20/2009, By that, we don’t mean a video game vehicle but a real life one – especially when the Xbox 360 controller has been integrated right smack in the middle of a steering wheel, complete with buttons and all. Oh and wait – what is that we see...

Navigon iPhone car kit

09/07/2009, Navigon has prepared itself to roll out an iPhone car kit complete with charging capabilities sometime this October, where it will make sure your iPhone is well within your view as you drive around in an unfamiliar place, while juicing it up at the same...

Parrot RKi8400 in-dash car stereo

09/01/2009, Parrot’s latest RKi8400 in-dash car stereo was specially built for the iPhone, where it allows one to drive for mile after mile while enjoying their favorite tunes in a hassle-free manner. It is able to invoke the hands-free mode whenever someone...

Breathalyzer test before you drive

08/31/2009, Toyota and Hino aim to reduce the incidences of drunk driving by joint-testing a new breath-alcohol ignition-interlock system that comes with a handheld unit that can detect traces of alcohol in but a small breath sample, while a digital camera will snap...

ASM Japan Recaro SP-X CL100 seat

08/27/2009, So you have a decent ride of your own, but want to give yourself a little spring with each step by throwing in the Recaro SP-X CL100 seats which come finished in dry carbon, leather and alcantara. You can be sure that these aren’t seats for just...

All-electric taxi coming to Tokyo

08/26/2009, Japan spearheads their green initiative by conducting a pilot project that will see up to four prototype all-electric taxis hit the streets of Tokyo, giving you a one-in-15,000 chance of sitting in these. It is great to see them making the effort to go...