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Segway founder dead, rolls off cliff on two-wheeled vehicle

09/27/2010, The founder of Segway has ironically been found dead, having driven a two-wheeled ’Segway-style’ vehicle off a cliff whilst on his North Yorkshire grounds. Jimi Heselden, owner of Hesco Bastion, apparently fell off the cliffs of his estate,...

Sanyo and Suzuki work together to release the Electric Drive System

09/24/2010, Both Sanyo and Suzuki have teamed up to deliver what they call the Electric Drive System, where a prototype electric scooter known as e-Let’s will bring together the high performance in-wheel motor and a high efficiency control circuit. Relying on a...

iPad And Speakers Mounted On Bicycle

09/24/2010, Apple’s iPad seems to be turning up everywhere and now the popular tablet has been sighted riding in a bicycle, hooked up to a set of speakers that are resting on the front of the bike. Not many details were mentioned about this rig, but it would be...

BMW electric Mini E scooter has smartphone owners in mind

09/23/2010, BMW’s electric Mini E scooter will certainly appeal to the yuppie crowd not only because of its brand name, but simply because it comes with a nice small touch of catering for smartphones, boasing the ability to snap it into the cockpit right away...

Smith Electric unveils new electric truck prototypes

09/22/2010, Smith Electric has released new electric truck prototypes taht will supplement battery power with a hydrogen fuel cell. As a result, you get the first hybrid truck with zero tailpipe emissions in the world. At present, the majority of hybrid trucks rely...

Porsche Classic Radio Navigation System caters for old 911 models

09/22/2010, Porsche executives must surely know that older 911 owners are averse to upgrading their sleek machines, which is why engineers at the automobile firm decided to roll out the Classic Radio Navigation System that can be retroactively fitted into the...

JetBlue Airways To Offer In-flight Wi-Fi In 2012?

09/21/2010, JetBlue Airways might be lagging behind its competitors due to the lack of in-flight Internet access, but reports claim that the delay in implementing in-flight Wi-Fi might allow the airline to offer a better service than its competition when it’s...

Mercedes To Build 500 A-Class E-Cell Vehicles Using Tesla Batteries

09/21/2010, Eco-friendly vehicles are all the rage nowadays, and reports are in that Daimler has decided to go ahead with the production of a fleet of 500 Mercedes-Benz A-Class E-Cell vehicles early in 2011 which will sport battery packs and power electronics sourced...

Bang & Olufsen Sound System spotted in BMW at Paris Motor Show

09/21/2010, The Paris Motor Show was the platform where the Bang & Olufsen Sound System was seen in the BMW 6 Series concept car. The entire system comprises of 16 fully active loudspeakers that are able to deliver an outstanding sound performance. Right in the...

iPads to find a home in BMWs next

09/19/2010, Who says money can’t buy happiness? According to BMW’s recent advertisements, Joy can be bought, and it comes in the form of four wheels that ferry the ultimate driving machine around. To keep their range of vehicles all the more...

New Movable Train Seat Concept

09/16/2010, Product designers SeymourPowell have designed a new seating system for trains, allowing you to create whatever configuration of chairs that you wish. With this design, chairs don’t have to be locked to the standard group of two or four seats, rather...

Nation-E Mobile Charging Station For Stranded EVs

09/15/2010, Electric vehicles (EV) are great eco-friendly modes of transportation, but if they happen to run out of juice while on the road, you’re in a spot of trouble. Now Swiss company Nation-E has manufactured the first mobile charging station for...