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Gulf Air offers live TV and Internet – a world’s first

10/13/2011, We do know that you can access the Internet via Wi-Fi while you’re on your way halfway across the world in a comfortable plane seat (assuming you’re on Business Class, of course), but how many of you wished that you need not subject yourself...

Chevrolet EN-V enters next generation phase

10/13/2011, It seems that the EN-V has undergone a growth spurt of sorts in the hands of Chevrolet, as the next generation version of the electric concept vehicle is now in motion in order to fulfill General Motors’ vision of a zero-emissions future. General...

GM announces Chevy Spark EV for 2013

10/12/2011, General Motors has announced that come 2013, their urban minicar, the Chevy Spark, will be made available in the US market, but the kicker is that it will only be available in limited quantity and for select types of drivers only. By select drivers, it...

Cadillac CUE ushers in connected driving

10/12/2011, Your driving experience is set to be enriched by Cadillac CUE next year, where it will make at attempt at integrating interior design with industry-first control, command technologies. Imagine expanding the use of natural voice recognition, a far lesser...

Küat Racks Bottle Lock guaranteed to fool some

10/12/2011, How many of you out there get around on a bicycle? If you have answered in the affirmative, then surely you would know that keeping yourself well hydrated is of utmost importance. Most bicycles come with a water bottle holder on the frame so that you can...

TomTom and Ford cozy up for semi-integrated navigation in Europe

10/11/2011, Ford has teamed up with TomTom in order to offer semi-integrated navigation not in the US, but in Europe instead. From today onwards, TomTom will be integrating its GO LIVE 1000 and GO LIVE 1005 models using a specifically designed cradle for Ford models...

Rent a U-Boat Worx

10/11/2011, Mention U-Boats and chances are you would think of the dark days during the 1940s with World War 2 creating hell on earth for most people, where the dreaded German U-Boats sank many an Allied vessel. Well, fast forward to today, and no stigma should be...

Robot car helps you avoid jams

10/11/2011, I thought we had GPS navigation systems with their traffic control capability to let you know whether to take a particular route to work or home or not, depending on just how heavy the traffic is at that point in time. Well, how about a smart car that has...

Faraday electric bicycle could be the future

10/10/2011, What do you think of when you envision the future? Electric cars that are super efficient that the world’s energy crisis is already solved? How about electric bicycles that offer far more than what current models deliver? The Faraday electric...

Nissan’s 10 minute electric car charger

10/10/2011, At the moment, if you want to open up a gas station as a business, life is good considering the turnaround time to fill up the tank of any vehicle that drives in. When it comes to electric cars however, the idea of an electric car charging station might...

Navy does the underwater Roomba now

10/10/2011, Anyone remember the Tintin comics by Herge, where Captain Haddock, the foul-mouthed, rum loving seaman tends to shout, “Blistering barnacles!” at different moments in the comics? Well, barnacles in real life might seem to be rather innocuous...

Speed vest for cyclists shows how fast they’re going

10/07/2011, Most drivers are probably acutely aware of the frustrations of driving behind a cyclist. A cyclist could be pedaling away like crazy, but compared to a driver of a car who just needs to put the pedal to the metal and achieve speeds of 40-50mph, naturally...

Nissan GT-R is an undercover police car

10/07/2011, If there was ever a good time to be an undercover police officer, it would be now. How so, you ask? Well for starters it looks like the car you’ll be given to drive would be that of the Nissan GT-R, according to EVI (Emergency Vehicle Installations) who...

BMW adds iPhone Calender app integration

10/07/2011, If you own a BMW and an iPhone, it looks like you will now be able to integrate your iPhone’s Calendar app with BMW’s ConnectedDrive system. The app will be display in the BMW’s center screen where it will show upcoming appointments, and even comes...