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First aircraft carrier from China begins sea trials

08/10/2011, China is slowly but surely building up their military presence and power, starting sea trials of the country’s first aircraft carrier. This aircraft carrier had humble beginnings, coming in the form of a 60,000 ton warship which was purchased as an...

Mach 20 aircraft takes to the skies

08/10/2011, Superman might be fast, but he is a fictional character – here is DARPA’s very own Falcon Hypersonic Technology Vehicle 2 which is set to take to the skies today, where this experimental vehicle is tipped to hit Mach 20 – which is 20...

Moto-Grip keeps motorcycle passengers safe on rides

08/09/2011, Motorcycles can be pretty dangerous vehicles, especially when there’s an additional passenger involved. Since they don’t have safety belts, the rear passenger has to find something to hold on to while the bike is moving, and it usually turns...

Boeing 787 Dreamliner has electronically dimming windows

08/08/2011, Is the Boeing 787 Dreamliner a real dreamboat that flies through the air? Perhaps, as it is meant to go up head to head with the Airbus A380. Well, the Airbus took to the skies far earlier than Boeing’s 787, gaining first mover advantage in the...

Elektra One debuts at long last

08/08/2011, The Elektra One has finally debuted – a few months after we talked about it. Back in March, we did not have that many details about the Elektra One, but time has certainly changed the situation as you will now be able to check out just what this...

SMSS autonomous vehicle set to drop on Afghanistan

08/08/2011, Lockheed Martin, a defense contractor with the US Army, was the winner in the Project Workhorse Unmanned Ground Vehicle (UGV) competition, and hence they will add more credence to their victory by sending a quartet of Lockheed Martin Squad Mission Support...

Nissan to add QR window stickers to their cars

08/05/2011, Have you ever come across a car, stop and go “Wow”? If not yourself, I’m sure that you know people who do that and who probably try to take a peek into the car or even chat up the owner trying to find out more about the car. However a quick peek in...

Google’s self-driving car has its first accident

08/05/2011, Uh oh. Google’s driverless car, the self-driving Prius has encountered its first ever accident – according to a photograph sent in to Jalopnik by a tipster who spotted the accident somewhere nearby Google’s Mountain View California...

Honda recalls over 2 million vehicles in the US and China

08/05/2011, Honda has issued a recall that will affect over 2 million vehicles that ply roads in the US as well as China, as the Japanese automotive giant intends to update the automatic transmission software that sees action in a bunch of popular models. There will...

Google teams up with NASA and CAFE for the Green Flight Challenge

08/05/2011, Remember the Elektra One, the electricity-powered plane that PC-Aero developed for NASA and CAFE’s Green Flight Challenge? Well, it has just been announced that Google will be joining NASA and CAFE in sponsoring the Green Flight Challenge. The...

BRD RedShift MX electric motorcycle

08/05/2011, You have probably read to the death about electric cars, but what about the two-wheeled brethren known as motorcycles? That is what we’re looking at with the BRD RedShift MX electric motorcycle which is touted to deliver a performance equal to that...

Wi-Fi on London buses in the future?

08/05/2011, If you wish that you lived in a wired community, then I would say that the city of London might soon be on your list. London’s mayor, Boris Johnson is currently mulling over the decision to include Wi-Fi connectivity in the city’s buses, where...

Tesla Model S goes into beta production

08/04/2011, Earlier in the year we reported about Tesla and their Roadster and Model S all-electric vehicles, with the latter still being a prototype and with its production being slated for mid-2012. Well if the $100,000 Roadster being retired, it looks like the...