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LED traffic light helps colorblind drivers on the road

02/08/2012, There are some of us who are colorblind, and in this case, we might not be able to tell whether a traffic light is red, amber or green – but after a while, we get used to the sequence of the traffic lights, and follow them accordingly. Professor...

Znug ZecOO electric motorbike hails from the future

02/08/2012, When you lay your eyes on the ZecOO electric motorbike from design company Znug, you might think to yourself that this is a pre-cursor to those lovely looking Tron bikes from the future (although other folks have already come up with roadworthy versions)....

Telematics black box in cars might help you save on car insurance

02/07/2012, Right now, most insurance companies will charge a premium on your car insurance based on the make and model of the car, in addition to the number of accidents you have had in the past. Well, perhaps some of you out there might think that it isn’t...

Devium Dash turns your iPhone into a car stereo

02/07/2012, We know that cars these days offer the driver the option to connect their smartphones to the car’s stereo system. This may come in the form of an actual dock, or it simply might come in the form of a USB cable or an auxiliary cable that plugs directly...

Update your Facebook status in a Mercedes-Benz

02/07/2012, The Mercedes-Benz is one luxury vehicle that shows the world you “have arrived” at your station in life, but there is a new feature introduced in the upcoming SL class models that has gained its fair share of detractors – as it enables...

BMW self-driving car prototype demonstrated on a freeway

02/03/2012, Google might have their own driverless car (which has gotten into an accident before, by the way), but German automaker BMW is working on the first fully automated car, where their prototype is capable of automated driving without the need for any driver...

Hybrid XSeed concept vehicle looks pretty sporty

02/02/2012, We’ve seen hybrid vehicles like the Toyota Prius and Honda Insight before, but this hybrid XSeed concept vehicle by designer Marcos Beltrao seems to have taken it one step further. The XSeed concept appears to have married the idea of an electric buggy...

Renault Fluence Z.E. is London’s first zero-emission cab

02/02/2012, Driving in the city usually isn’t a pleasant experience. Due to the city being the hub for major shopping outlets, businesses, restaurants and etc, traffic tends to be congested and most of the time you end up burning fuel unnecessarily. The good news...

Embedded road coils to juice up moving vehicles and improve GPS

02/01/2012, They say that wireless charging is the future, but wireless charging for vehicles is still in its infancy, especially when you consider the small number of electric cars sold to date. Still, we can always wish for a brighter future where electric cars are...

Smartphone game from Buick simulates fuel efficient driving

01/31/2012, Back in the days where we did not really have to bother about escalating fuel costs, and the capacity of the engine was not an issue to us simply because of cheap fuel, video games also somewhat reflected that fact – racing games saw us putting the...

Overade folding bike helmet is convenient

01/31/2012, If you ride a bicycle, you probably understand how annoying it can get to carry a helmet around if you’re afraid of it getting stolen when you leave it outdoors with your vehicle. Well, the folks over at Agency 360 have come up with an invention...

Nichio Maru car carrier goes green

01/30/2012, Cars have gone green with the recent introduction of hybrids and fully electric models over the past decade, but what about ships that sail the seven seas? Large cargo freighters are, after all, one of the major sources of CO2 emissions around the globe,...

Boxx electric bicycle sets futuristic precedent

01/30/2012, When you first set your eyes on the Boxx electric bicycle, surely you must be wondering what kind of strange suitcase this is, and who the heck would want to use something like this to carry their luggage around in? Well, first of all, the Boxx is an...