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BMW X6 Sports Activity Coupé sees a refresh

01/27/2012, If you’re in the market for a new car and you’ve got the cash to spare, you might want to take a look at BMW’s X6 “Sports Activity Coupé”. The company originally launched the vehicle back in 2008 and this would be the vehicle’s first refresh...

Mayumi Special Nissan Infiniti Q45 at Tokyo Auto Salon 2012

01/27/2012, Now here is a car that you would definitely pause for a moment just to get a closer look – the ‘Mayumi Special’ Nissan Infiniti Q45 that is currently paraded at the Tokyo Auto Salon 2012. This is one car which is guaranteed to have...

Hiriko self-folding electric car rolls out in Spain

01/25/2012, Here is a prelude to what could very well be a future that sees Transformers-like vehicles roam our roads, although we will not be having robots rampaging through our streets anytime soon. Spain intends to produce an electric car known as the Hiriko...

BMW looks at touch sensitive smart fabrics

01/25/2012, BMW is one of the German automakers that have stirred the hearts while keeping pulses racing with their range of vehicles. Of course, they have had their fair share of misses, but those are rare and few in between amidst all the hits. It is still the...

Government: Chevrolet Volt is not a fire hazard

01/24/2012, According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the all-electric Chevrolet Volt is not a fire hazard, despite coming under scrutiny in 2011 after a model caught fire after a side-impact crash test. General Motors did respond to...

Toyota Sports Hybrid Concept II

01/20/2012, Toyota recently paraded their Sports Hybrid Concept II that showcases a 4WD sports hybrid system alongside a totally new suspension system that delivers greater handling and performance. Toyota has high hopes for the Sports Hybrid Concept II, where they...

BASF and Philips develop solar OLED sunroof prototype

01/20/2012, It’s been awhile since anything innovative has been done with a car sunroof, but it looks like Philips and BASF want to change that. The two companies have developed a prototype sunroof that uses solar-powered OLED panels. During the day, the panels...

Toyota shows off TES-ERA sports EV concept

01/19/2012, Concept cars are cool since they’re usually designed in such a way that makes us wish they would actually be put into production (which rarely is the case). For fans of concept cars, you might want to take a look at what Toyota’s Engineering Society...

China’s Youngman JNP6250G is one huge bus

01/18/2012, How big does a bus need to be? Well, it needs to be pretty big if its aim is to help cut down traffic congestion in the world’s most populated country, China. That’s where the Youngman JNP6520G busses come in. Touted as the world’s...

GHOST stealth watercraft

01/17/2012, I mentioned earlier that those who sign up with Uncle Sam might eventually have the opportunity play with some really cool toys (if you happen to be in the right department and rank, that is), and here we are with the GHOST stealth watercraft –...

IBM working on EV battery with 500 mile range

01/16/2012, One of the drawbacks to owning or driving an electric vehicle would be the limited amount of range that one can drive it before requiring a recharge. This is not so bad if you use your EV mainly for short trips and can change it when you get back home,...

Toyota 2000GT SEV electric concept car

01/15/2012, Toyota has produced just one – and only one, Toyota 2000GT SEV electric concept car, where it was paraded to the adoring public at the 2012 Tokyo Auto Salon. This particular ride was designed by the Crazy Car Project under the direction of the...