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Bicycle helicopter gets you going

06/21/2012, A bicycle is one of the cooler modes of transport if you do not have far to go between your workplace and home, but if it rains, then the fun factor drops. For just a few blocks, a bicycle will most probably be able to let you arrive at your destination...

Solar Impulse heads for Ouarzazate in Morocco

06/21/2012, The Solar Impulse continues its fuel-free flight by making its way towards Ouarzazate in Morocco, where it is expected to land after midnight. If you are interested in checking out just how the Solar Impulse is doing, track it live on...


Vais brings Android integration to Lexus and Toyota vehicles

06/19/2012, Plenty of modern cars these days are coming with touchscreen display options that also double up as navigational systems as well. However given that our smartphones and tablets are pretty much powered by Android or iOS these days, wouldn’t it be better...

Audi R18 E-Tron Quattro wins 2012 Le Mans endurance race

06/18/2012, Last month, we wrote to you about Audi’s plans to join this year’s 24 Hours of Le Mans endurance race, hoping to bag another trophy. Well, Audi’s E-Tron technology used on its R18 E-Tron Quattro hybrid car proved to be very reliable...

Nissan LEAF’s battery good enough to power homes

06/18/2012, If you are part of the electric vehicle brigade, then chances are you would have heard of the Nissan LEAF by now. This is Nissan’s version of the electric car, and just in case there is some sort of calamity that knocks out power to your home, how...

BMW i Pedelec or Pedal Electric Cycle Concept

06/14/2012, As part of its push into eco-friendly concepts, BMW is launching the BMW i Pedelec, an electric bicycle that is designed to provide an extra boost to the cyclist’s pedaling motion. Yes, you heard that right: while the i Pedelec does help, riders...

New York City looking to make taxi hiring app-friendly

06/11/2012, Booking a taxi via a smartphone app isn’t new but it looks like that feature could soon be making its way to New York thanks to the Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC). According to an ABC News report, it seems that the TLC is currently seeking...

BMW 7-speed manual transmission design patent spotted

06/08/2012, Ah, to own a Beemer – that is the dream car for many an aspiring yuppie, and I believe that it will continue to be so for a long time to come. After all, there is nothing quite like the feeling of shifting your gear stick in a manual transmission....

New car mirror eliminates blind spots

06/07/2012, Do you ever wonder that until today, despite the huge advancements made by vehicle manufacturers in other segments of automotive technology, the humble side mirror as well as rearview mirror still suffers from blind spots? There are also plenty of third...

Trail Rider Gnarboard has super fast acceleration rate

06/07/2012, Forget about Usain Bolt and his winning form that might just see him break the world 100m record yet again at this year’s Olympics – you might be able to be faster, although that would require you to be on board the Trail Rider from Gnarboards...

Rearview mirror has front-facing recording capability

06/06/2012, Rearview mirrors with an integrated LCD display is not exactly the newest kid on the block in terms of driving hardware, but this particular model from Hamwha is different from the rest. Why do I say so? While it resembles your standard rearview mirror,...

Donut roll-up bike concept looks pretty neat

06/06/2012, While cycling to work is a great way to save the environment, sometimes leaving your bike locked up outside is a bit of an uneasy feeling. After all there are probably plenty of ways to steal a bike which could end up being highly inconvenient for you....