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Post Crash Braking Technology slows your car after a crash

07/25/2012, Car accidents aren’t pleasant, and car manufacturers are constantly looking for ways to eliminate them or minimize the danger they cause. Well, the folks over at Continental, the German tire,  braking and stability control developer, has come up...

Solar Impulse plane arrives back home

07/24/2012, 4,000 miles later, the odyssey of solar-powered Solar Impulse is finally over as it returned home to where the adventure began – right in neutral Switzerland. This is an epic journey for the record, where it is the first of its kind to complete a...

Tesla working on a sedan that will rival the BMW 3-series?

07/24/2012, Tesla Motors has just rolled its Model S sedans. Now, the Silicon Valley-based electric car manufacturer is upping the ante by revealing its next car. In an interview with AutoCar, Tesla Chief Designer Franz von Holzhausen confirmed that a third model...


Harman prototype car functions controlled by gestures

07/23/2012, Doing something else while driving at the same time can be a dangerous – even if it’s as simple as changing the radio station or adjusting the temperature of the vehicle. Well, it looks like the folks over at Harman have come up with a...

Canopy lets you have outside view on subway trains

07/23/2012, I do admit, the first time I traveled in a subway train, the feeling was one of awe and wonder, marveling at how human intelligence and precise engineering resulted in such a creation. Well, after a while, being underground is no longer a cheery...

Do you want your car’s engine to sound pleasant?

07/22/2012, Motorheads will definitely be appalled at the idea of drowning out the sound of a high performance car’s engine, such as those from the likes of Ferrari, Porsche, Bentley and Maserati. Sound Design Lab LLC and the Takeshi Toi Laboratory at Chuo...

Long-ESA now the world’s fastest electric airplane

07/20/2012, For Chip Yates, it’s all about setting world records. Yates, who also holds the world record for the fastest run on an electric motorcycle at 200 mph, flew the Long-ESA electric airplane at the Inyokern Airport in California’s Mojave Desert this...

Zyvex Marine’s LRV-17 is designed to counter pirate attacks

07/20/2012, Zyvex Marine, a division of Zyvex Technologies and developer of nanotech lightweight boats, has launched its latest creation – the LRV-17. The LRV-17 is a 17-meter advanced Long Range Vessel that is built for speeds of up to 40 knots with a range of...

Aspid GT-21 Invictus sports car poised to launch in 2014

07/20/2012, Car designer Aspid unveiled the Aspid GT-21 Invictus sports car this week, a spin-off of the Aspid Super Sport that was revealed in 2008. So, apart from its good looks that really got me drooling, the Aspid GT-21 Invictus is bigger than the Aspid Super...

Nissan Leaf stretch limo edition

07/20/2012, Cars, unlike humans, do not need to “grow up”, but they can experience different versions for a same model. Case in point, the all-electric Nissan Leaf will soon arrive for the masses in the form of a stretch limo edition, where the first of...

FanWing planned for 2013 release

07/19/2012, What you see above was birthed by the mind of a genius, although it looks really funny compared to all of the other planes that we have seen in the past. You could say that the FanWing is somewhat revolutionary in its design, relying on huge rotating fans...

In-Car WiFi for Audi A4 and A5 2013 models

07/19/2012, If you’ve been shopping for an Audi A4 or A5, here’s one more (geeky) reason to be interested: both 2013 models will come with in-car WiFi, which is connected to a 3G modem, which will work on the T-Mobile network. Yes, your car will now have...

Eggasus electric car looks egg-onomic

07/18/2012, We have the Karma Fisker and Tesla Roadster as prime examples of what an electric sports car can deliver, but if you were to turn the tables around and start off on the other end of the equation, what do you end up with? Enter the Eggasus electric car,...