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Continental stereo camera in forward looking braking system

05/05/2011, When it comes to safety on the road, any compromise made might just end up with the loss of a life – and Continental intends to fully avoid this from happening with the installation of a stereo camera in forward looking braking systems as part of...

Transformers made out of waste auto parts

05/04/2011, Want to take recycling to the next level? You might want to take a leaf out of China’s book, where creations constructed out of waste parts from old motor vehicles. Makes perfect sense, actually, as most of the Transformers that we’ve seen are...

Tornado Attack Vehicle goes on auction

05/04/2011, Natural disasters have always proved to cost a bomb to clear up in any country, let alone ours, and it makes perfect sense for inhabitants in tornado-prone areas to make the necessary living arrangements in order to cope with one hitting the place where...

American Airlines tests in-flight video streaming

05/03/2011, In-flight Wi-Fi used to be a dream, but it can be a rather expensive reality at the moment (although a whole lot more convenient, reliable and cheaper compared to testing out whether you are able to obtain a 4G or 3G connection in mid-flight, tethering...

London taxis mobile-friendly thanks to Vodafone

05/03/2011, As part of a new advertising campaign by Vodafone, over 500 branded taxis are going to be equipped with mobile phone chargers. This means that folks on the go now have another source of power to charge their batteries just in case they’ll be out for...

Solar Impulse airplane takes to the international skies

05/02/2011, In an ongoing effort to make the world a greener place, everybody is either going electric, solar or some other form of renewable energy. While we’ve had quite a number of such cars, vehicles such as airplanes are rarely in the spotlight for...

Pandora supported on new BMW models

04/28/2011, Great news for fans of Pandora who are thinking or purchasing a BMW this year for your next car – the German car manufacturer has announced that all their 2011 and 2012 models will be able be able to support the Pandora Internet radio iPhone app....

Toyota and WiTricity to create cars that can charge wirelessly

04/28/2011, Toyota and WiTricity have announced that they will be collaborating together to work on a way to practically apply automotive wireless charging systems and to promote its widespread use. WiTricity, a corporation that’s known for its wireless...

Amarok P1 electric racing motorcycle

04/26/2011, Electric vehicles tend to be more practical in moving folks from point A to point B without too much of a carbon footprint, but they certainly won’t be able to smoke petrol-powered ones – unless you’re in a Tesla Roadster, of course, but...

Intel Custom-chopper finally retires in a glass case

04/26/2011, Back in 2007, to celebrate its 30th anniversary of being in the embedded business, Intel built a custom chopper that was just loaded with all the latest tech, and one hell of an engine. While it was so loaded with gadgets and high-end equipment, it...

ChargePoint Network allows you to reserve electric charging stations

04/26/2011, Coulomb Technologies, one of the leading electric vehicle (EV) charging solutions provider in the US, have just made changes to their ChargePoint Network, which is the industry’s first charging station reservation system designed for EV drivers. One of...

Panasonic Gyutto and Gyutto Mini power-assisted bicycles

04/26/2011, Panasonic has introduced its Gyutto and Gyutto Mini power-assisted bicycles to the Japanese market, and what makes these special would be their ability to carry around a couple of infants – at least this will happen on May 23rd, 2011 onwards. The...

QTVan in tow by electric scooter

04/25/2011, Want to live a true blue Hobbit lifestyle? You won’t be able to go wrong with the QTVan, as this is one cute little trailer that was specially designed by English company Environmental Transport Association (ETA), where it will be pulled by of all...