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Kia Aero Soul Helps Reduce Fuel Consumption

04/01/2009, Korean company Kia aims to bring the fight against global warming by further enhancing the efficiency of their vehicles, with the new Air Propulsion and Retardation Installation Line system option being made available for the Soul. This system aims to...

Pocket Baby Seat

03/31/2009, Baby chairs and seats can take up a pretty large amount of space and before you know it, you’ll need to ditch that four-door sedan and settle for an MPV instead if you want to travel everywhere with your little tyke. The Pocket Baby seat helps...

Extra Portable Car Starter

03/30/2009, Ever forgot to turn off your headlights when you park your car, only to return to it a few hours later to find that the battery has run out of juice, and your vehicle won’t start? With the Extra Portable Car Starter, this compact emergency battery...

Tesla Model S In The Works

03/30/2009, Electric car manufacturer Tesla Motors will be working on a new four-door sedan known as the Model S, which is much more road-friendly compared to their maiden outing with the sporty Tesla Roadster. The Model S sounds promising on paper – featuring...

Apple Touch Screen Navigation System Patent

03/30/2009, Apple might want to take over the transportation market as well by filing a patent that involves a safer touchscreen display. This patent will also include voice-activated directions; a detachable device that resembles an iPhone and doubles up as a still...

Hotelicopter, a Flying Hotel

03/30/2009, This monster is a concept for a flying luxury hotel equipped with 18 rooms. As you can see from the windows on the side, it is 4 story high. This is a distant cousin on the Russian Mil V-12, today’s biggest helicopter. The concept is interesting,...

Predictive Cruise Control System

03/27/2009, Daimler Trucks North America recently showcased the innovative “Predictive Cruise Control (PCC)” system that relies on both map and satellite-based route previews in order to save a rather substantial amount of fuel across the organization. It...

Nanovision USB Mimo Monitor

03/26/2009, UK car customization shop Carcomputer have uploaded both information and images of what is possibly the next generation of the Nanovision USB-driven Mimo monitor. The specifications look set to be the same as its predecessor, featuring a 7″...

Let Your Phone Speak To The Car

03/26/2009, KDDI Corp., Navitime Japan Co. Ltd. and Toyota Motor Corp. have managed to successfully develop a new platform that sends GPS as well as other relevant data from cell phones to car navigation systems over Bluetooth. To kick off this achievement, all three...

Ford Trucks to Have 3G Connected Dashboards

03/24/2009, Ford and Sprint are working together to connect upcoming Ford trucks to Sprint’s wireless broadband network. Construction workers are the first target for the “Ford Work Solutions”. With it, they can track stuff like inventory and...

Boombox Bike Blasts The Neighborhood

03/24/2009, Bicycles might be a green form of transportation, but they aren’t in vogue if they do not fall under the Boombox Bike category. These pedal-powered monstrosities come with a self-sustaining, built-in audio system that is bound to get audiophiles...

Heads Up Display Upgrade For Old Cars

03/24/2009, Are you jealous that the BMW 5 Series comes with its own Heads Up Display (HUD)? Well, you too can experience the joys of the HUD even in your ancient jalopy thanks to this innovative device that provides you with extremely accurate compass headings in...

e-Traction Develops Diesel Electric Hybrid Bus

03/24/2009, Good thing there are never enough ways to turn green, with the latest among them a diesel-electric hybrid bus courtesy of e-Tractioon from Netherlands which is touted to come with 50% better fuel economy over the existing fleet of diesel buses. In...

Cart Bike Takes Recycling Up To Another Notch

03/23/2009, Here’s one interesting DIY project that does its part in keeping the earth green – the Cart Bike. Half bike and half shopping cart, it certainly helps you carry all your shopping home without burdening that back of yours if you happen to love...