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Elevator Garage, For The Rich?

04/03/2009, Videos of the elevator garages were popping left and right this morning. This is an interesting concept, and according to the company that builds it, one will have to wait for four months to get the project started. The cost is about $60000, which seems a...

V Neck Wave Jacket

04/02/2009, If you’re a geeky biker (or is it a biker geek?), then the V Neck Wave Jacket looks like the perfect fit. While the $469 price tag might put most people off in the current economic climate, this jacket is special as it will accompany every neck...

Ecotricity Greenbird Breaks World Record

04/02/2009, Mark March 26th on your calendars as a special day in history as that is when the Ecotricity Greenbird driven by British engineer Richard Jenkins broke the world land speed record for wind powered vehicles with the Ecotricity Greenbird, clocking a speed...

iF Mode Folding Bike

04/01/2009, Commuting to work using a combination of public transport systems like the subway and bus is good for the environment, even more so when you have a bicycle to get around from station to station. Standard bikes that don’t fold up can be quite a...

iPhone Controls Mazda RX-8

04/01/2009, Is there nothing the iPhone cannot do? Guess all we need to do is wait for some boffins to come up with a clever algorithm that helps trace down extra-terrestrial life successfully using a network of iPhones, years after the SETI home computer network...

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...