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Nissan LEAF declared 2011 World Car of the Year

04/21/2011, The eco-friendly car from Nissan known as the LEAF has just been declared the world car of the year 2011. Going up against the Audi A8 and BMW 5 Series in the finals, the world’s first mass-market electric vehicle managed to edge out its sportier...

Lito Sora electric motorcycle seems to be the bomb

04/21/2011, Once in a while, an electric vehicle ambles along, making you wonder whether this could be the next big thing or not. The Lito Sora electric motorcycle might just be that very vehicle, for it boasts of some rather outrageous claims on paper. Imagine what...

TeleNav helps you go green with Earth Day infographic

04/21/2011, Everyone wants to wear the underwear that Captain Planet wore all those years ago on kids’ TV, with the ‘going green’ fever not exactly slowing down anytime soon. No sir, that is not happening anytime soon, which is also a good thing for...

Geely McCar is like Batman’s Tumbler – but not quite

04/21/2011, If you’ve seen the Dark Knight, I’m pretty sure you’ll remember the scene where Batman rides a funky looking bike out of his heavily armored vehicle (the Tumbler) when it was damaged. Well at the recent Auto Shanghai autoshow this week,...

AutoGyro Cavalon gyrocopter lets you take to the skies for $94,276

04/20/2011, If airplanes aren’t really your thing, you might prefer to take to the skies in a gyrocopter instead. AutoGyro will be unveiling their latest gyrocopter at the Aero Friedrichshafen this week. In case you didn’t know what a gyrocopter is, it is...

DAlH2Orean remote-controlled car goes green

04/18/2011, One of the more noticeable contributors to our landfills would be toys for your kids – how many toys were actually played around with for a couple of weeks or so, before they get discarded due to kids’ super short attention spans? Of course,...

Volkswagen unveils the next generation Beetle

04/18/2011, Volkswagen has just revealed to the world the next generation Beetle. And despite being around for over 60 years, the Beetle is only entering its 3rd generation next year. The Beetle was first introduced back in 1949, and sold for 30 years before being...

Skier controlled tow boat puts the power in your hands

04/17/2011, Love skiing? You might want to check out something that’s interesting though, the skier controlled tow boat which is unmanned – but that’s the whole purpose since it will be controlled fully by you, the skier. There will be half a dozen...

FlyNano plane lets you fly without a license

04/15/2011, If you want to have a go at piloting a plane but can’t be bothered to sit through flying lessons (or your flying license has been suspended) there is a way for you to be in the driver’s seat in midair. A Finnish aeronautical engineer, Aki...

Rolls Royce Phantom 102EX goes electric

04/14/2011, The epitome of luxury cars has a winged seraph on the front of the bonnet with the famous overlapping “RR” logo, has finally decided to explore the wonderful world of electric vehicles with their $530,000 Rolls Royce Phantom getting an...

T3 Motion R3 dashboards to feature Samsung Galaxy Tabs

04/13/2011, T3 Motion Inc has just announced their new their R3 hybrid electric consumer vehicle prototype will feature Samsung Galaxy Tab Android tablets in their dashboards. The economic hybrid vehicle will make use of the Galaxy Tab for GPS navigation, live...

Coffee Cup Power Inverter juices up your mobile devices in the car

04/13/2011, An AC outlet in the car is always handy to have around but most of them look unsightly and make the car appear messier than it really is, especially when not in use. Well the folks over at ThinkGeek have come up with a solution to the problem – by...

Audi A3 e-Tron unveiled

04/11/2011, Everyone’s going green, and car makers are no exception. Audi has just shown off their latest green vehicle called the Audio A3 e-Tron. Powered completely by electricity (like the Nissan LEAF), the Audi A3 e-Tron is based on the Sportback version of...