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Power your car with exhaust fumes in the future?

05/26/2011, Engineers have been working on a way to convert the waste heat in your car’s exhaust into energy for some time now but so far attempts haven’t been very successful. The exhaust gases can reach up to 1,300 degrees Fahrenheit, and it’s...

Toyota introduces wrong-way driving alert in navigation systems

05/26/2011, Toyota might have been the prime example of how to run a corporation more than a decade ago, with its explosive growth across North America and the rest of the world, due to their manufacturing process and quality standards. Some recalls have slowed down...

X-Wing Fighter Soapbox Derby Car

05/25/2011, The Papier Boy calls the T-65 X-Wing fighter as one of the “most important vehicle in our nation’s history”, and we can’t argue with him since we’re also Star Wars fans. Gush over the X-Wing Fighter Soapbox Derby Car that he...

Pioneer AppRadio: In-Dash iPhone Apps

05/25/2011, Earlier today Pioneer has showed us the Pioneer AppRadio, an in-dash device that integrates the iPhone 4 to your car in a way that no other solution does. AppRadio is basically a multi-touch display that is designed to be mounted and completely integrated...

Getaround CarKit lets you turn your car into a source of income

05/25/2011, Do you have a highly desirable car that people are always asking to borrow off you? Wish you could somehow turn that into a business?  Well, the folks over at Getaround seem to think you can. They’ve just announced the launch of the Getaround...

Ford ECG Seat might help save lives on the road in the future

05/24/2011, Just when you thought that electronically controlled chairs with a built-in massager and memory seat functions are the epitome of vehicle chair technology, Ford comes around to surprise us all with their ECG Seat – it is a unique driver’s seat...

Bus stops in China get solar panels

05/24/2011, With Japan hoping to pass a ruling to have all new buildings and houses boast solar panels by 2030, the world continues to follow this eco-friendly trend, and China is the next stop. It was reported that up to 14 bus stops saw solar panels being installed...

The feds want black boxes in your cars too

05/24/2011, According to a report from Wired, federal officials will be announcing next month that black boxes will be mandatory in all cars. Yes, the very same black boxes used by investigators to recreate the last few moments of a plane before it crashes will be a...

Hyundai Motor wants to challenge Prius in 2013 with plug-in hybrid

05/24/2011, When it comes to the world of hybrid vehicles, we can safely assume that Toyota is clearly the market leader with their Prius. The Prius does seem to be the perfect choice for a family car that also helps you save in the long run (not only for your...

Cyclist creates his own bicycle lane with a pico projector

05/24/2011, Bored of not having any bike lanes to cycle around, Czech Republic-based artists, Vladimir Turner and Ondřej Mladý decided to take things into their own hands – by creating their own bike lanes. One of them hooked up a pico projector onto his bicycle...

Noise Snare is a photo radar for loud vehicles

05/22/2011, Some folks think that removing the silencers on their motorcycles is something cool – but all it does is create a grating noise that is painful on the ears, while disturbing the general peace all around. Soon, hybercharged engines that blast their...

Pilot does insane tricks with a helicopter

05/20/2011, If you thought that helicopters can only be agile when they are remote controlled toys, this news report will make you think again. A bored helicopter pilot in Siberia seemed to have run out of things to do and spent his time mastering the helicopter....

Hyundai Veloster taken out for a test drive

05/20/2011, The Hyundai Veloster – not many people might have heard about it, but a Advanced Technology Korea has taken it out for a test spin, comparing it to “the vividness of Vitamin C”. Surely that would have raised a heckled eyebrow or two...