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Sony Xplod line expands

08/18/2009, Sony explodes (pardon the pun) four new Xplod in-dash CD Receivers that are all compatible with Radio Data System (RDS) technology. This means compatible FM radio stations can send artist and song information which will then be shown on the head...

Land Meter form UxSight

08/17/2009, UxSight has revealed a new device known as Land Meter that is capable of letting you know exactly how your car, truck or tractor is tilting. It draws power straight from your cigarette lighter, where the Land Meter will reside on your dashboard to remind...

Cooling Car Summer Seat

08/17/2009, This isn’t exactly the newest invention on the block, but it looks the nicest just yet – the Cooling Car Summer Seat that looks rather luxurious, helping keep your rear end cool thanks to a built-in fan. It helps send breeze up to your nether...

Electric bus in the works

08/11/2009, Keio University, Isuzu Motors Ltd, the Kanagawa prefectural government and other parties recently announced that they will work together to develop a large-size electric bus. This project is expected to complete by autumn next year, and testing will begin...

MagLevAir airplane shuttle system

08/10/2009, The MagLevAir airplane shuttle system could be the future of air travel if done correctly – after all, who doesn’t want reduced noise, space and energy consumption when traveling? The airplane itself is connected to a maglev shuttle that...

Solar powered ferries in Hong Kong

08/10/2009, Folks living in Hong Kong will soon receive a change in what has been the tradition for a long time now – the island will be getting a quartet of solar-powered ferries that will sail routes across Hong Kong’s harbor from November onwards,...

DIY helicopter built with help of Internet

08/10/2009, The Internet is truly a wondrous place to visit if you have the right intentions – take Chinese farmer Wu Zhongyuan who actually built this helicopter from ground up all by himself, relying on bits and pieces of middle school physics lessons as well...

Electric car could take 10 minutes to juice up

08/06/2009, At least that’s the lofty standards that the MIT Electric Vehicle Team (EVT) has set for themselves. After all, they figured out that the main obstacle when it comes to using an electric vehicle would be its recharge times, and they are currently...

Acura to make Bluetooth audio standard in 2010 models

08/05/2009, Acura looks set to offer XM satellite radio, Bluetooth connectivity and iPod/USB adapters as a standard feature across the line with their 2010 Acura models. By integrating such features, it will help consumers as cost can be reduced since there is no...

FineDigital FineDrive iQ Special arrives in Korea

08/05/2009, FineDigital has rolled out their latest navigation device in South Korea – the FineDrive iQ Special which apparently offers more than just instruction in getting from Point A to Point B. In fact, it also aims to help drivers study English whenever...

Netbook mounted on a bike

08/03/2009, This isn’t such a brilliant idea after all – mounting your netbook onto the handlebars of a bicycle. Well, you definitely won’t want to park your bike and leave it unattended even for a minute unless you don’t mind losing a...

Escort Redline radar detector

07/31/2009, Escort recently released their new radar detector known as the Redline, where this model brings dual antennas to the core in order to provide a much longer range compared to competing products. According to Escort, this detector is able to recognize radar...

Sand-X vehicle literally kicks dirt in your face

07/30/2009, If you’re behind it when it moves from a standstill, of course. After all, this vehicle was the brainchild behind a collaboration between Platune and Sand-X, where it is capable of clocking a mind-numbing 2.8 seconds for the 0 to 100 km/h run....

Zero DS electric motorcycle

07/30/2009, Zero Motorcycles is back with their latest effort, the Zero DS electric motorcycle. It will come equipped with tougher tires and a more aggressive suspension, running entirely off electricity. Despite not using any petrol, the Zero DS is still able to be...