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Nissan LEAF charged via towing

05/27/2011, Now this is something that we would not recommend Nissan LEAF owners to do (we didn’t try it out in our review for obvious reasons), but apparently a Dutch LEAF owner found out that his electric vehicle can juice up its batteries behind a truck as...

Wireless electric car charging system inches towards reality

05/27/2011, We know that small consumer electronics devices these days are able to be juiced up without the need for wires and unnecessary cables, but how about something larger? No, we aren’t talking about a HDTV, but have our sights set on an even bigger...

Giant Vodafone truck juices up to 2,000 phones simultaneously

05/26/2011, Have you ever attended a conference or showfloor that requires more than a day’s walk around to cover every single exhibitor there? Amidst all the flurry of talking, interviews and generally renewing contacts, surely you would also be involved in...

EV Cup race series is first of its kind in the world

05/26/2011, We have Formula 1 being the epitome of motor racing, where plenty of technology that graced the tracks have been passed down to everyday cars like ABS and paddle-shifts for your gears, but here is a brand new category for the world of motorsports –...

LAPD Chevy Caprice ensures that suspects don’t getaway

05/26/2011, The LAPD has just received a new car to add to its arsenal and man it is chockfull of technology. The Chevrolet Caprice PPV (Police Patrol Vehicle) is full of the latest gadgets that help police track suspects, while it is well built internally to make...

Power your car with exhaust fumes in the future?

05/26/2011, Engineers have been working on a way to convert the waste heat in your car’s exhaust into energy for some time now but so far attempts haven’t been very successful. The exhaust gases can reach up to 1,300 degrees Fahrenheit, and it’s...

Toyota introduces wrong-way driving alert in navigation systems

05/26/2011, Toyota might have been the prime example of how to run a corporation more than a decade ago, with its explosive growth across North America and the rest of the world, due to their manufacturing process and quality standards. Some recalls have slowed down...

X-Wing Fighter Soapbox Derby Car

05/25/2011, The Papier Boy calls the T-65 X-Wing fighter as one of the “most important vehicle in our nation’s history”, and we can’t argue with him since we’re also Star Wars fans. Gush over the X-Wing Fighter Soapbox Derby Car that he...

Pioneer AppRadio: In-Dash iPhone Apps

05/25/2011, Earlier today Pioneer has showed us the Pioneer AppRadio, an in-dash device that integrates the iPhone 4 to your car in a way that no other solution does. AppRadio is basically a multi-touch display that is designed to be mounted and completely integrated...

Getaround CarKit lets you turn your car into a source of income

05/25/2011, Do you have a highly desirable car that people are always asking to borrow off you? Wish you could somehow turn that into a business?  Well, the folks over at Getaround seem to think you can. They’ve just announced the launch of the Getaround...

Ford ECG Seat might help save lives on the road in the future

05/24/2011, Just when you thought that electronically controlled chairs with a built-in massager and memory seat functions are the epitome of vehicle chair technology, Ford comes around to surprise us all with their ECG Seat – it is a unique driver’s seat...

Bus stops in China get solar panels

05/24/2011, With Japan hoping to pass a ruling to have all new buildings and houses boast solar panels by 2030, the world continues to follow this eco-friendly trend, and China is the next stop. It was reported that up to 14 bus stops saw solar panels being installed...

The feds want black boxes in your cars too

05/24/2011, According to a report from Wired, federal officials will be announcing next month that black boxes will be mandatory in all cars. Yes, the very same black boxes used by investigators to recreate the last few moments of a plane before it crashes will be a...

Hyundai Motor wants to challenge Prius in 2013 with plug-in hybrid

05/24/2011, When it comes to the world of hybrid vehicles, we can safely assume that Toyota is clearly the market leader with their Prius. The Prius does seem to be the perfect choice for a family car that also helps you save in the long run (not only for your...