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Virgin Oceanic to venture into new depths of business

04/05/2011, Entrepreneur Sir Richard Branson, the Virgin Group founder, has just mentioned that he intends to send ordinary folk like you and I to the deepest depths of the sea using an 18-foot submersible which is capable of descending to more than 35,000 feet....

Bugatti 16C Galibier sedan will go into production

04/05/2011, Bugatti’s 16C Galibier concept car that was shown off at the 2010 Geneva auto show will become a reality in 2-3 years. According to reports, Volkswagen, Bugatti’s parent company has given them the green light to put the super car into...

e-Vivacity scooter from Peugeot

04/04/2011, Peugeot is more famous for their cars than two-wheelers – in fact, you might just scratch your head and start to wonder just when did the French motor company ever release any kind of motorcycles or scooters? The answer is recently, in the form of...

Car with 4 subwoofers tears a phonebook to pieces

04/01/2011, If you thought car subwoofers were harmless, think again. Remember the 26,000 watt speaker system we wrote about previously? Well, Steve Meade recently uploaded a video, showing off the car’s audio system. He goes into more detail in the video,...

SIM-LEI electric prototype offers 200 mile plus range

03/31/2011, Sim-Drive has just lifted the curtains off their Advance Development Model No. 1. known as “SIM-LEI,” with LEI being an acronym for leading efficiency in-wheel motor. This electric prototype has actually managed to surpass the target of at...

Battery Replacement stations available now in Israel

03/31/2011, One of the major annoyances that we face while driving green vehicles that run on electricity is the long time it takes to get those batteries recharged. Especially when you’re in a rush and you can’t afford to wait around for an hour to get...

Car stereo whips out 26,000 watts of audio power

03/31/2011, If you want to remain single for the rest of your life, then by all means make sure you install this 26,000 watt car stereo while playing Backstreet Boys or the best of Britney Spears. System installer Steve Meade says that he is a certified car stereo...

Inflatable crash helmets stay hidden until needed

03/31/2011, If you’ve ever disliked the idea of wearing helmets while biking because it messes with your hairdo – you’re not alone. Well, a Swedish design company named Hövding has come up with a special crash helmet that resembles nothing like a...

Solaris Urbino 18 hybrid city bus moves people in a green way

03/30/2011, Electric cars are old hat, but how about other modes of transport for the public? The Solaris Urbino 18 is a hybrid city bus that comes with 51 seats as well as room for 161 passengers – we presume that figure includes those of average size and...

Elektra One: the electricity-powered plane

03/29/2011, In the future, our airplanes might not need gas to fly anymore. For NASA’s CAFE Green Flight Challenge, PC-Aero recently came up with a prototype plane, the Elektra One; that runs completely on electricity. Powered by batteries, the single seater...

Volvo C30 Electric comes with bio-ethanol powered heater

03/29/2011, It goes without saying that ambient temperature does impact the performance of the battery in electric vehicles by a significant amount, and therefore such temperature differences will have a major impact in the total range of such electric powered four...

No 3D Rover camera from NASA

03/28/2011, Here’s an expansion on our previous post about the lack of a 3D camera on the upcoming Rover to Mars – you can forget about seeing the surface of Mars in 3D – NASA has decided to stop any more talk about constructing a 3D camera and...

3D cameras removed from Mars rover

03/28/2011, For those of you who were hoping to watch 3D footage from NASA’s Mars expedition later this year, you’re out of luck. NASA announced that they have ditched the plans to include 3D cameras on the Mars rover, Curiosity. James Cameron, the...