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Parrot RKi8400 in-dash car stereo

09/01/2009, Parrot’s latest RKi8400 in-dash car stereo was specially built for the iPhone, where it allows one to drive for mile after mile while enjoying their favorite tunes in a hassle-free manner. It is able to invoke the hands-free mode whenever someone...

Breathalyzer test before you drive

08/31/2009, Toyota and Hino aim to reduce the incidences of drunk driving by joint-testing a new breath-alcohol ignition-interlock system that comes with a handheld unit that can detect traces of alcohol in but a small breath sample, while a digital camera will snap...

ASM Japan Recaro SP-X CL100 seat

08/27/2009, So you have a decent ride of your own, but want to give yourself a little spring with each step by throwing in the Recaro SP-X CL100 seats which come finished in dry carbon, leather and alcantara. You can be sure that these aren’t seats for just...

All-electric taxi coming to Tokyo

08/26/2009, Japan spearheads their green initiative by conducting a pilot project that will see up to four prototype all-electric taxis hit the streets of Tokyo, giving you a one-in-15,000 chance of sitting in these. It is great to see them making the effort to go...

Solar powered people mover

08/26/2009, People movers are often the best way to get around in a city, as it not only frees up congestion on our roads, it also helps make the world a greener place since there would be less carbon emissions. Well, nice to see Chicago’s Botanical Gardens...

GoPet scooter lets you get up and about

08/26/2009, Forget about the Segway as a mode of personal transport – the GoPet scooter is much cheaper and won’t break your bank account, while being perfectly capable of ferrying you from one point to another on a campus or at the office. Powered by a...

Panasonic CY-BB1000D Blu-ray player

08/20/2009, Forget about those DVD players in your vehicle, it is time to keep up with the latest with the Panasonic CY-BB1000D Blu-ray player. This in-dash Blu-ray player will not only handle the latest full HD movies in your vehicle, it is also more than capable of...

Zoo animal waste to power vehicles

08/18/2009, Scientists in New Orleans are exploring the possibility of using waste from zoo animals to power automobiles sometime in the near future. According to researchers form Tulane University, they are looking into the waste product of plant-eating animals in...

Sony Xplod line expands

08/18/2009, Sony explodes (pardon the pun) four new Xplod in-dash CD Receivers that are all compatible with Radio Data System (RDS) technology. This means compatible FM radio stations can send artist and song information which will then be shown on the head...

Land Meter form UxSight

08/17/2009, UxSight has revealed a new device known as Land Meter that is capable of letting you know exactly how your car, truck or tractor is tilting. It draws power straight from your cigarette lighter, where the Land Meter will reside on your dashboard to remind...

Cooling Car Summer Seat

08/17/2009, This isn’t exactly the newest invention on the block, but it looks the nicest just yet – the Cooling Car Summer Seat that looks rather luxurious, helping keep your rear end cool thanks to a built-in fan. It helps send breeze up to your nether...

Electric bus in the works

08/11/2009, Keio University, Isuzu Motors Ltd, the Kanagawa prefectural government and other parties recently announced that they will work together to develop a large-size electric bus. This project is expected to complete by autumn next year, and testing will begin...

MagLevAir airplane shuttle system

08/10/2009, The MagLevAir airplane shuttle system could be the future of air travel if done correctly – after all, who doesn’t want reduced noise, space and energy consumption when traveling? The airplane itself is connected to a maglev shuttle that...

Solar powered ferries in Hong Kong

08/10/2009, Folks living in Hong Kong will soon receive a change in what has been the tradition for a long time now – the island will be getting a quartet of solar-powered ferries that will sail routes across Hong Kong’s harbor from November onwards,...