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ALPS wheel trackpad for safer driving?

10/04/2011, [CEATEC 2011] You know how Formula 1 steering wheels technically don’t come in the traditional round form factor, cost a bomb and has more buttons than your standard, modern console controller? Well, even higher end cars tend to have plenty of...

Toilet Bike Neo – poop gets you places

10/03/2011, You might have that tough guy image of a biker with your Harley, but even the manliest of Hell’s Angels will still writhe in agony and pain should the stomach bug hit him – hard. Well, Toto is offering a chopper that has a slightly different...

Verizon gets greener with Ford cargo vans running on natural gas

10/03/2011, Companies that go green these days tend to gain the thumbs up from the general public, and Verizon Wireless is one of them by adding another 13 Ford cargo vans to their Florida fleet. Hopefully it isn’t a bad omen of sorts (the number 13), but all...

Tesla Model S sedan is faster than a Porsche 911 Carrera

10/03/2011, According to Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk, their upcoming dream ride, the Tesla Model S sedan will be quicker off the blocks compared to a Porsche 911 Carrera – and that’s saying a whole lot for the company that has rolled out credible electric...

Nissan mobility concept ready to land in Japan

09/30/2011, Don’t you just love concepts that have been turned into reality because of one man’s (or a team’s collective) vision? Well, I guess the people behind Nissan’s Renault Twizy-based New Mobility Concept can be proud and lift their...

GM front center airbag is industry’s first

09/30/2011, Having airbags that work properly in a vehicle would go a long way in making sure the safety of the vehicle’s occupants are preserved in the event of an accident, but of course, nothing can substitute careful and calculated driving as no one would...

Morgan and Zytek work on high performance electric vehicle

09/29/2011, Electric vehicles are great as they’re zero emissions vehicles, but then again there is the problem of how long the batteries are able to last, and not to mention the fact that charging points are few and far in between – even more so when you...

14 Bike Co’s concept bicycle with Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 mount

09/29/2011, If for whatever reason you thought it would be a good idea to ride a bicycle with your Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 tucked between your legs, this custom made bicycle from 14 Bike Co could be just what you’re looking for! In essence it’s your typical road...

Fiat 500 Pink Edition supports the Breast Cancer Research Foundation

09/29/2011, If you believe that supporting the Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF) is a good cause that you would like to be a part of, and if you so happen to be shopping for a car at the same time, Fiat has unveiled the 500 Pink Edition car, whereby a portion...

Electric cars could be money spinners for owners

09/28/2011, They say the moment you drive your brand new car out of the showroom, it effectively loses quite a chunk of its value – and the graph goes downhill from there. Well, I guess the same applies to electric cars, but a startup known as eV2g intends for...

Ben Heck develops proximity sensor for cyclists

09/27/2011, Being a cyclist is the way to go if you happen to live in a city where everything is within close proximity, making it rather pointless to own a car and fight for parking downtown while running the risk of picking up an illegal parking ticket as well. Not...

Wood for motor fuel?

09/26/2011, Renmatix, a Georgia company claims that a major hurdle has already been overcome when it comes to turning agricultural waste into vehicle fuel as well as other useful chemicals – and this was achieved through a technology which is capable of...

BMW ConnectedDrive reads aloud your social network updates

09/26/2011, Drinking (alcohol) and driving do not mix, and another element that does not jive with driving includes speaking on your phone or checking up on emails, text messages and social network updates. BMW intends to safeguard the driver and occupants from any...