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Saddle ATV concept looks great – but will it be manufactured?

06/28/2011, There is one thing that we love about concepts – you can just go nuts with the idea without having to worry about whether it is actually feasible to construct or not, and you are not bound by any physical laws as everything is in your imagination....

Golden Gate Electric Camper Pod

06/28/2011, So remember yesterday we had reported that NAU had come up with a Ecco Camper concept, which essentially was a redesign and concept of the RV, which allowed campers to take to the road in a eco-friendly manner. Well it looks like designer Jay Nelson felt...

VoltAir’s Electric Passenger Jet Of The Future

06/28/2011, Planes and carbon offsets have been going hand in hand for the past couple of years already, but it does not look like a long term solution, because ultimately, at the end of the day, planes still require jet fuel. Electric planes are not exactly new...

SuperTooth HD Bluetooth speakerphone

06/27/2011, How many of you still flaunt road rules, especially when it comes to using hands-free kits when you’re driving? You know you aren’t supposed to attend to that phone call, but since traffic is moving so slow, it doesn’t hurt to check out...

NAU’s Futuristic Ecco Camper Concept

06/27/2011, Are you a fan of camping, or driving about in an RV? Well if you are, or even if you’re not a fan, this concept mobile camper designed by NAU should still be able to catch your eye, and perk your interests at the very least. The Ecco Camper, as...

Hypermilling concept car does 1325 mpg on diesel

06/26/2011, The world runs on black gold – there is no denying it. Once the price of oil skyrockets, inflation will hit countries hard, no matter how prosperous you are. In fact, steadily rising gas prices have already caused many of us to learn how to make the...

DARPA XC2V prototype completed

06/26/2011, DARPA’s XC2V is a crowd-sourced military vehicle that has just seen its fully functional prototype getting the final touches before it is ready for action. Taking less than 14 weeks to built from ground up via the “FLYPMODE” concept from...

NXP launches NFC-enabled car keys

06/24/2011, NXP Semiconductors NV has just announced the availability of its production-ready single-chip solution for multifunction car keys. The NCF2970 (KEyLink Lite) can do more than just open your car doors – it packs NFC (Near Field Communications) technology...

21st Century Train Design Will Let You Change Trains On The Go

06/24/2011, Industrial designer Paul Priestman of Priestmangoode had a vision; trains would run continuously non-stop and passengers will be able to switch trains even with the trains moving at high speeds. His reasoning was that stopping at various train stations is...

Volkswagen develops Temporary Auto Pilot system

06/24/2011, It looks like the days of steering wheel-controlled cars are coming to an end. Volkswagen has managed to develop a temporary autopilot system that brings us one step closer to having cars that don’t need drivers to move. Developed together with the...

AAA Now Provides Emergency Electric Vehicles Charging Service

06/23/2011, Worried that you may run out of juice in your electric vehicle (EV) halfway while driving? That’s probably a concern that many EV owners face, some would even consider it a reason why you shouldn’t buy an EV, to avoid situations like those,...

UK Begins Trial Of High Performance Electric Vehicles

06/23/2011, Electric vehicles and hybrids have been getting quite a bad rep for the wrong reasons. There is the misconception that electric vehicles and their hybrid counterparts are less powerful than their fuel powered siblings which is something that was true in...