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Fisker Karma hybrid burnt to a crisp as owner goes grocery shopping

08/12/2012, Expensive exotic cars that catch fire by themselves? It is almost as strange as some cases in the past where spontaneous human combustion occurred. Well, it seems that the latest mysterious case of an expensive sports car burning itself to a crisp while...

Gamera 2 sets new unofficial human-powered helicopter flight record

08/12/2012, The Gamera 2 has just entered the record books by setting a new unofficial human-powered helicopter flight record, thanks to Kyle Gluesenkamp from the A. James Clark School of Engineering’s Gamera 2 team sometime at the end of June. This particular...

DeLorean hovercraft definitely worth a ride

08/12/2012, Any geek worth his or her salt would definitely remember the Back to the Future series of movies, where there was the original nutty professor who decided that time travel was possible, and managed to achieve that with the help of a classic DeLorean....


Conquest Vehicles unveils its first unarmored SUV

08/10/2012, Toronto-based company Conquest Vehicles, the manufacturer of the armored and hand-built Knight XV SUV, is launching its first unarmored SUV called Evade. Evade features a new body style and design that includes new headlights and taillights, slimmed down...

Audi’s digital rear-view mirror goes to production

08/09/2012, Audi first unveiled its AMOLED video rear view system in May this year. Today, the German automaker has announced that its digital rear-view mirror will be going into a small-scale production on the Audi R8 e-tron at the end of this year. Fresh from the...

Lightning McQueen modded to carry 500W electric motor

08/07/2012, Did you watch Pixar’s Cars and its sequel? If you have answered in the affirmative, then you might be interested to know that this motion picture has its fair share of following, especially among the younger generation. For those who have a soft...

Ford C-Max Energi packs quite the punch

08/07/2012, Ford claims that their C-Max Energy, their very first attempt at a plug-in hybrid, is capable of delivering quite the powerful electric punch for those who have nothing but disdain for electric vehicles. Ford Powertrain VP Joseph Bakaj had a session with...

Nissan NV200 electric cab to hit the streets of London in 2014

08/06/2012, Nissan is widely known for its GT-R sports car but the Japanese car maker has actually more up its sleeve. One example is the van-like Nissan NV200 that has the distinguishing features of a traditional London cab. Poised to challenge London’s black...

The Ford Sync can now alert users of allergens in the air

08/06/2012, We’re sure that there are many of you guys out there who are easily affected by airborne allergens, such as pollen and whatnot that can bring about a pretty bad bout of sneezing. Looking to help alert users of potential airborne allergens is none other...

Curiosity makes Mars landing

08/05/2012, 5 days ago, we talked about how NASA will be broadcasting the Mars landing of the Curiosity Rover live at New York’s world famous Times Square. Well, since good things always come to those who wait, we have word that NASA’s Curiosity Rover has...

Apple discussed about building a car

08/03/2012, While the current Applevs. Samsung trial is about phones and tablets, Phil Schiller who is Apple’s VP of Marketing has testified that Apple had discussed building a car at some point. This got out of the trial via a Tweet from Nick Bilton (New York...

Virttex driver distraction simulator from Ford

08/01/2012, When it comes to simulators, most of them are there to help us experience something similar to what the actual feeling is like, such as a flying simulator or a driving simulator. These tools are meant to teach, but what happens when you take the word...