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Bugatti Veyron Inspired Bike

12/11/2009, It sure seems that money gives you many options, and a Hong Kong biker who recently picked up a £1m Bugatti Veyron has commissioned Waltz Hardcore Cycles to come up with a bike that would match said supercar. The Veyron China 1 has taken 18 months...

Sanyo Solar Electric Vehicle

12/08/2009, Sanyo let out word that they will parade their Solar Electric Vehicle (EV) at the upcoming Eco Products 2009 International Exhibition in Tokyo, where this solar EV will be powered not by Eneloops, but Sanyo’s very own Solar Panels and Lithium Ion...

Wooden car actually drivable

12/07/2009, Forget about all those super exotics that you see in motor shows – this one takes a totally diferent approach where design convention is concerned, as this sports car is made out of wood. Yes sir, what you’re driving could probably be the home...

JL421 Badonkadonk Land Cruiser

11/30/2009, One of the wackier home-made vehicles to date, the JL421 Badonkadonk Land Cruiser cum Tank was specially built and designed by NAO Design of Palo Alto, California back in 2002. This is an actual motorized vehicle that can be purchased directly from...

Car2Go Program Hits The US

11/27/2009, The car2go program has finally been launched in Austin, Texas. In case you’re wondering what car2go is about, it’s basically having a certain number of smart fortwo vehicles made available 24/7 within the city to the people. When it was...

Porsche Shows Lithium-ion Car Battery

11/24/2009, Weight is obviously one of the many enemies of fuel economy, and while folks who can afford Porsches generally shouldn’t have to worry about fuel economy, it’s still interesting to see Porsche come out with a lithium-ion replacement main...

Snaefell hybrid bike car

11/23/2009, The Snaefell hybrid bike car by François Knorreck is a handcrafted vehicle that took 10,000 man hours to produce alongside €15,000 in funds, merging a Laverda motorcycle alongside a custom-built carbon fiber and polyester sidecar. The...

Frictionator Ford F650 gets jet engine

11/19/2009, The street-legal Frictionator Ford F650 is no ordinary Ford as it comes equipped with a General Electric J85 Jet Engine, making it the fastest street legal jet truck in the world – or so it is self-proclaimed in that manner, as the afterburner does...

eBoard Neo electric skateboard

11/19/2009, Move over Tony Hawk – the eBoard Neo electric skateboard will outskate you in terms of speed, hitting 20mph from a standstill within all of four seconds….pretty weird though considering the device has a maximum speed of 14mph as listed....

Renault concept spa in a car

11/13/2009, Renault makes cars, everyone knows that, but how about spas? That ought to get you to sit up for a moment. Having teamed up with cosmetics manufacturer Biotherm, their partnership has yielded the Zoe Z.E. electric car concept that boasts a climate control...

Peugeot HYbrid 3 Evolution Scooter concept

11/13/2009, Going green seems to be all the rage, and this fact is not lost on Peugeot with their HYbrid 3 Evolution Scooter concept. Capable of producing low emissions and running on a hybrid engine, this mode of transportation is different from the rest since it...

Neiman Marcus Limited Edition Mission One Electric Sports Motorcycle

11/12/2009, The current credit crunch not affecting you one bit? Then the Neiman Marcus Limited Edition Mission One Electric Sports Motorcycle might be just the set of wheels for you. Built on a similar concept to that of the original Mission One, this Neiman Marcus...

Nissan to license Scratch Shield paint to NTT DoCoMo

11/10/2009, Nissan’s Scratch Shield paint is currently being licensed to NTT DoCoMo as the latter wants to use the former’s technology in their cellphones. This self-healing paint supposedly self-heals fine scratches and can restore the vehicles’...

Mavizen TTX02 electric motorbike gets Wi-Fi

11/05/2009, The Mavizen TTX02 electric motorbike has been described as a “laptop on wheels”, where it is the first electric motorbike of its kind that incorporates Wi-Fi connectivity alongside an on-board web interface to get you started. It will be...