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Toyota Sports Hybrid Concept II

01/20/2012, Toyota recently paraded their Sports Hybrid Concept II that showcases a 4WD sports hybrid system alongside a totally new suspension system that delivers greater handling and performance. Toyota has high hopes for the Sports Hybrid Concept II, where they...

BASF and Philips develop solar OLED sunroof prototype

01/20/2012, It’s been awhile since anything innovative has been done with a car sunroof, but it looks like Philips and BASF want to change that. The two companies have developed a prototype sunroof that uses solar-powered OLED panels. During the day, the panels...

Toyota shows off TES-ERA sports EV concept

01/19/2012, Concept cars are cool since they’re usually designed in such a way that makes us wish they would actually be put into production (which rarely is the case). For fans of concept cars, you might want to take a look at what Toyota’s Engineering Society...

China’s Youngman JNP6250G is one huge bus

01/18/2012, How big does a bus need to be? Well, it needs to be pretty big if its aim is to help cut down traffic congestion in the world’s most populated country, China. That’s where the Youngman JNP6520G busses come in. Touted as the world’s...

GHOST stealth watercraft

01/17/2012, I mentioned earlier that those who sign up with Uncle Sam might eventually have the opportunity play with some really cool toys (if you happen to be in the right department and rank, that is), and here we are with the GHOST stealth watercraft –...

IBM working on EV battery with 500 mile range

01/16/2012, One of the drawbacks to owning or driving an electric vehicle would be the limited amount of range that one can drive it before requiring a recharge. This is not so bad if you use your EV mainly for short trips and can change it when you get back home,...

Toyota 2000GT SEV electric concept car

01/15/2012, Toyota has produced just one – and only one, Toyota 2000GT SEV electric concept car, where it was paraded to the adoring public at the 2012 Tokyo Auto Salon. This particular ride was designed by the Crazy Car Project under the direction of the...

Mercedes Benz gesture control concept

01/15/2012, Fancy driving around a vehicle using nothing but gesture controls? That thought sounds a little scary, and if the steering wheel still causes problems for some when driving, resulting in accidents, who knows what might happen when the world moves on to a...

EV Mini Sport electric sports car hails from Japan

01/13/2012, [CES 2012] Electric sports cars do not really make much sense considering the amount of power required to keep it as nimble and quick as the petrol-powered version, but that does not mean it is impossible. After all, Tesla has done it, but no other...

RIM QNX in Porsche concept

01/13/2012, [CES 2012] When it comes to automobile technology at CES, you can be sure that there will be new and old players alike each year, trying to outdo each other with their latest releases. Research In Motion’s Porsche Carrera concept car proved to be...

Audi Connect System

01/12/2012, [CES 2012] Audi’s range of vehicles are definitely right up there in terms of technology, but how many of us are able to drive an Audi? This has not stopped the German automaker from introducing a range of new features for its Connect System at CES...

Personal Rover transport device

01/12/2012, The Segway certainly occupies a niche market, and perhaps this is where the Personal Rover might want to enter the fray – as an electronic transport device that is easy to use, highly efficient and making you look as though you hail from the future...