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Noise Snare is a photo radar for loud vehicles

05/22/2011, Some folks think that removing the silencers on their motorcycles is something cool – but all it does is create a grating noise that is painful on the ears, while disturbing the general peace all around. Soon, hybercharged engines that blast their...

Pilot does insane tricks with a helicopter

05/20/2011, If you thought that helicopters can only be agile when they are remote controlled toys, this news report will make you think again. A bored helicopter pilot in Siberia seemed to have run out of things to do and spent his time mastering the helicopter....

Hyundai Veloster taken out for a test drive

05/20/2011, The Hyundai Veloster – not many people might have heard about it, but a Advanced Technology Korea has taken it out for a test spin, comparing it to “the vividness of Vitamin C”. Surely that would have raised a heckled eyebrow or two...

Volumetric 3D HUD deliver augmented reality to your vehicle

05/20/2011, HUD (Heads Up Display) technology is not new and has been around in cars for some years already, but how many of them have taken the 3D leap? This unique HUD will rely on lasers to project 3D graphics in your vehicle, and it might just pave the way for...

Aleees rolls out electric bus station

05/19/2011, Going green is the buzzword for many these days, as we drive around in our Nissan LEAF vehicles, while using energy efficient home appliances, so why not make public transportation green as well? The electric vehicle market is growing surely, and it might...

Future cars can talk to one another

05/18/2011, Ever wished you could telepathically send your angry thoughts over to the driver who just cut into your lane suddenly without any warning? Unless you decide to get into a fit of road rage and throw caution to the wind, the best remedy would be to calm...

SF Bay Bridge Detour Explained Using Computer Graphics

05/17/2011, Bay Area officials have announced that the San Francisco bay bridge is going to be the subject of scheduled construction work. To make that happen, commuters will be redirected to a detour. The construction itself is not that interesting. The way it will...

Renault Twizy electric car starts to receive online reservations

05/16/2011, The wonders of online reservation has not only spilled over to the world of purchasing movie tickets as well as seats for an upcoming play, but you can now reserve your next green vehicle purchase – the Renault Twizy which will be part of the...

YikeBike Fusion released

05/15/2011, Remember the YikeBike electric folding bike that we looked at a couple of years ago? Well, the New Zealand-based company who has its headquarters in Christchurch has a brand new “toy” for all you big boys out there – we are looking at...

Solar Impulse takes off for first international flight

05/13/2011, We did take a look at the Solar Impulse earlier this month, and it is now official – the solar-powered aircraft has taken to the skies for its maiden international flight from Switzerland to Belgium. The aircraft already holds a 26-hour record for...

Uno III three-wheeled bike right out of Transformers movie

05/12/2011, For those of you who gain your thrills from travelling around on two wheels at breakneck speeds, then chances are you would have a beast of a motorbike in your garage. How about trying something out different with the Uno III? This is a three-wheeled bike...

Ford intends to give cars more smarts with Google Prediction API

05/11/2011, Ford Motor Company intends to rely on the Google Prediction API so that it is capable of predicting driver behavior – and hence, harvest such information in order to make vehicles perform even better. The whole idea of using cloud-based storage and...

Free electric car charging in San Francisco until 2013

05/11/2011, San Francisco will provide free electric car charging in various parts around the city, at least until 2013. Not only will select city-owned parking garages offer this service, the San Francisco International Airport will also offer a similar service,...