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StreetFlyer gives you feeling of flying without too much risk

02/02/2011, Ever wished you could fly, but never really got around to making a pair of wax wings like Icarus? There’s a much safer alternative that doesn’t require you to jump off a cliff, and it comes in the form of the StreetFlyer. This creation of Dr....

Batribike Micro brings new meaning to compact folding electric bike

02/02/2011, Since cars have gone the electric way these days, so did other forms of transport, including those on two wheels. The Batribike Micro will be powered by your two feet, but of course, if you need that little bit of extra boost, there is always a 14.4V...

BMW looks into NFC technology

02/02/2011, Near Field Communication (NFC) does seem to be one of the more interesting trends for this year, where it will see action on the mobile platform soon as well. NFC is also making its way into the US and Europe markets via a range of channels, and you can...

Nokia Bike Charger accessory doubles in price magically

02/02/2011, When we first came across the Nokia Bike Charger that was tipped to hit the worldwide market at the end of last year, it cost around €15. It seems that the company has fallen upon some rather hard times, since the Finnish telecommunications company is...

Hyundai Blue-City is first CNG hybrid bus in Korea

01/31/2011, Hyundai attempts to go green further with the Blue-City CNG hybrid bus, making it the first of its kind in Korea. Blue-City is a true blue (no pun intended) Korean invention, fully developed in Hyundai’s home country while offering better fuel...

Nanobeads to store Hydrogen for fueling cars

01/31/2011, Hydrogen-powered vehicles haven’t exactly been successful due to the highly volatile nature of hydrogen – it is extremely difficult to store. At the moment, storing hydrogen requires high-pressure cylinders that are up to 700 times the atmospheric...

Next generation Ford Focus will be eco-friendly

01/31/2011, Ford has just unveiled some new details about their upcoming Ford Focus that will run on electricity. The car will feature EcoMode, a software program that monitors how drivers drive their vehicle and tries to help them reduce their fuel consumption. The...

Speedster Wheelchair has some serious attitude

01/31/2011, Just because you’ve got to get around in a wheelchair doesn’t mean you can’t be part of the modding culture, as evident by this rather mean looking Speedster Wheelchair. Boasting 21” custom chrome alloy wheels, it will sport (no pun...

Chrysler enters electric vehicle game

01/31/2011, Chrysler also wants to do their bit to help you lower your carbon footprint by rolling out their new Ram plug-in hybrid truck, where this mover is powered by a 12 Kwh battery with Chrysler’s very own hemi engine that they are famous for. The battery is...

Tube travel will be possible in 2100

01/27/2011, Who’s sick and tired of sitting through traffic jams in the morning when going to work, and sitting through jams again when coming home in the evening? We sure are, but if things go according to Acabion’s plan – we won’t have to deal...

Synthethic fuel is cheap and green

01/26/2011, The world’s energy crisis does not look set to abate, what with the world’s economy picking up and developing countries getting hungrier and more affluent as their middle class income group is enlarged, resulting in more cars on the road....

Comodo Console offers in-car Internet

01/25/2011, Getting connected on-the-go seems to be the buzzword these days, so it is no surprise to see wireless carriers come up with various methods of keeping their customers connected. Remember the good old days where staying online using GPRS or EDGE proved to...

South Korea gets electric car charging stations on highways

01/25/2011, The issue with electric vehicles, more often than not would be this – the lack of an electric charging station when you might need it the most. Well, folks in South Korea will be receiving a boon as the country has announced the installation of...

PiCycle electric bicycle goes anti-theft

01/24/2011, Just when you thought that anti-theft technology existed in more expensive vehicles like a car, here ambles the PiCycle (gotta love the name!) that was designed by Marcus Hays, the main man behind PiMobility. This is a fully electric bicycle, where the...