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Police get gyroplane to hunt down the bad guys

09/13/2011, You might think you have fast and furious skills behind the wheel to get away from a heist alongside cops in cars, but don’t forget that the cops have a network of policemen all over the country, and they can organize road blocks in addition to...

Toyota has high hopes for new Prius plug-in hybrids

09/13/2011, Toyota by far and large is the most successful manufacturer of hybrid vehicles in the world, and their latest target for the Prius plug-in hybrids? 50,000 units worldwide each year. Other competitors such as Honda did try in the past to combat the Prius...

Volkswagen Beetle R concept

09/13/2011, Volkswagen certainly made heads turn many years ago when they unveiled the latest Beetle, and time seems to have mellowed down the once acrimonous feelings against the vehicle’s lines and shape. Nice to know that Volkswagen has decided to further up...

NASA rocket reborn for commercial use

09/13/2011, Old soldiers never die, they just fade away. What if you’re a defunct rocket sitting in some secret hangar of NASA? Well, the national space agency decided that there are still some miles left in their now defunct rocket, and will send engineers to...

BMW Concept e scooter debuts at Frankfurt Motor Show

09/13/2011, BMW has chosen this year’s Frankfurt Motor Show to be their platform of choice when it comes to unveiling their new Concept e scooter – which is a zero-emission cycle to help you get around without searing our ozone layer or your conscience....

Exoconcept EXO carbon fiber electric jet ski concept

09/13/2011, Now here is a concept that we don’t think will look out of place in a James Bond setting – the Exoconcept EXO carbon fiber electric jet ski. Yes sir, this particular piece of art that has been melded with technology will allow you to ride...

StayLocked destroys your bike if someone tries to steal it

09/13/2011, Bicycles are great for getting around the city as they don’t require fuel like motorbikes and they’re also considerably cheaper too, not to mention in some cities you can even bring your bike along with you while you ride the subway. Unfortunately due...

Volvo unveils Concept You vehicle

09/13/2011, Volvo has been known for putting out cars that are sturdy and reliable, with the emphasis being put in the safety of the car’s occupants. Granted they’re probably not as flashy and eye catching in terms of design compared to other cars in its class,...

Innotrends Ca-Fi gives your car Android

09/13/2011, We’ve previously covered the Parrot ASTEROID Android car receiver when it was introduced at CES this year, and now it looks like there’s a new kid on the block. Innotrends, a Hong Kong-based company, has collaborated with some hardware and...

Samsung Galaxy S2 used in Ford e-bike concept

09/13/2011, Electric bikes are handy, especially for those who prefer not pedaling all the way to work and reach all sweaty in the process. Now, if you weren’t a fan of e-bikes back then, perhaps this e-bike concept by Ford may cool enough to convert you.

Nokia Car Mode adds phone functionalities to your car

09/13/2011, Driving and using your phone in the car at the same time is a dangerous thing to do, but sometimes you can’t avoid such situations. And since phone manufacturers know that people won’t stop using their phones while driving at the same time,...

Ford and Bug Labs want you to hack your cars with OpenXC

09/12/2011, When people talk about tuning up or playing around with their cars – it usually involves chop shops and modifications to the car’s body and stuff under the hood. Rarely you will hear about people hacking the car’s electronics to make it do...

Smarter Vehicle platform showcased at Extreme Blue

09/12/2011, Don’t you hate it when you have many family members sharing the same car, and you need to use the car but you need to spend the next several minutes adjusting the seat, mirrors, radio station, etc? While it may not be making its way into our vehicles in...