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DHL Tests GPS-trackable Cargo Containers

02/18/2009, DHL aims to improve on its service by testing out a bunch of GPS-trackable cargo containers that allow customers to check on their precious package no matter where they are in the world. Package tracking is old hat by now, but with the help of GPS...

Road-Guard GreenDrive Application

02/18/2009, Road-Guard has unleashed its latest application known as GreenDrive that will help heavy-footed drivers to put the brakes on their driving style by suggesting the most economical driving method – whenever you are too slow or fast, it will let you...

Green Shadow Bicycle

02/16/2009, Want to go green in your life, but don’t know where to start? Why not go green with the Green Shadow bicycle? While it is still in a conceptual stage, there is nothing to get in the way of it being commercialized, as long as Mr. Onuff Studio is able...

Mitsubishi 1DIN Blu-ray Disc Player Is Tiny

02/16/2009, Just how small do you think a Blu-ray player can get? Well, Mitsubishi Electric Corp. has successfully developed a 1DIN automotive Blu-ray Disc (BD) player which has 33% the volume of its home BD player, which is a whole lot smaller than what one would...

Shock Absorber Generates Electricity

02/11/2009, A bunch of undergraduates at MIT have pooled their brains together to come up with this shock absorber which generates electricity whenever your vehicle hits bumps in the road. This is able to assist your vehicle in getting another 10% improvement in...

Southwest Airlines To Offer In-flight Wi-Fi Today

02/10/2009, Southwest Airlines will be the latest airline in the US to offer in-flight Wi-Fi for its flights from next Monday onwards, with three planes to be equipped next month. This service will be available to all but will be in beta for several months as they...

Sony Ericsson AB900 Bluetooth Car Speakerphone

02/10/2009, Sony Ericsson’s latest announcement for today touches on the AB900 Bluetooth Car Speakerphone that turns your automobile into a wireless jukebox, letting you enjoy your favorite tunes loudly while you make and take those phone calls without having...

Fake Parking Tickets A New Hacker Trick

02/06/2009, Word has it that hackers in Grand Forks, North Dakota, are armed with a brand new trick – the use of fake parking tickets. They have started to place official-looking tickets on windshields, letting drivers view images of the violation on a specific...

Man Plans To Paddle Across The Atlantic

02/05/2009, You might call him a crazy genius, but machinist/inventor Ted Ciamillo is about to embark on a journey like never before – use his pedal-powered miniature submarine and paddle across the Atlantic sometime later in the year. This wet sub would mean...

Cars Get Projectors As Well

02/05/2009, Just when you thought that BMW’s 5 Series and their Heads Up Display was cool, it seems as though that cars of the future will also have this feature thanks to Superimaging Japan who are already working on a prototype, letting your speedometer and...

Mission One Electric Motorbike

02/05/2009, Mission Motors has just unveiled its One electric motorbike that looks drop dead gorgeous, and is no slouch when it comes to performance either. It is capable of hitting a maximum speed of 150mph and has a range of 150 miles, which means you can probably...

Driving Activity Reporter Sorta Like A Black Box

02/04/2009, While planes and even buses have black boxes, how about ordinary cars? The Driving Activity Reporter could function as a black box, as it will keep track of a vehicle’s routes, speeds as well as places visited thanks to its integrated GPS tracker...

Masdar City Working On Driverless Podcar System

02/04/2009, Surely the United Arab Emirates have made a killing during last year’s oil bull run, and it is time to put all that profit to good use starting with the construction of Masdar City. This city aims to be the first zero-carbon, zero-waste, car-free...

Aptera Specifications Unveiled

02/03/2009, What you see above is one weird looking vehicle, but it could hold the ticket to a smog-free city one day. Nice to see Aptera release its specifications at the ongoing Technology, Entertainment, Design (TED) conference. The car boasts an extremely wide...