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Cambridge Crude: liquid electricity

12/19/2011, While electric vehicles (EVs) are slated to be the vehicles of the future, a number of factors are holding people back from switching over from regular vehicles right now. EVs have a lower driving range, extremely slow recharge speeds and there...

Google’s driverless car receives patent

12/16/2011, Remember the driverless car from Google? Well, that might sound like a dream for some, and for control freaks, a nightmare, but either way, the driverless car is definitely something worth talking about and introducing a dividing factor even among close...

Denso vehicle seat cushion does hot and cold air

12/15/2011, Denso Corporation has plans to roll out an automotive seat cushion which will certainly be welcome, be it during the cold winter or a sweltering summer. Why do we say so? Well, this automotive seat cushion is capable of circulating air in hot weather,...

Pickup truck on veggie fuel hits 155mph record

12/15/2011, Just how well does green fuel or biofuel stack up against the stuff that you pump into your vehicle’s gas tank at the local station? Well, members of the Greenspeed club decided to put their heavily modified Chevy pickup truck to the test at the...

Game Strap makes long commutes bearable

12/14/2011, Commuting to work does take up a fair chunk of our time each day, and for those who spend a couple of hours on a train, surely you have experienced rush hour moments that leaves you standing up, holding on to a strap for dear life? The Game Strap might...

Ford Focus Electric said to hit 100mpge

12/14/2011, Throwing in a seat into a vehicle does change its dynamics of fuel efficiency by some margin, and to illustrate the difference, Ford’s Focus Electric is said to be the “first all-electric vehicle to achieve a 100 miles per gallon equivalent...

Suzuki e-Let’s electric scooter has replaceable battery

12/13/2011, Suzuki continues their march in terms of electric vehicles with their latest “e-Let’s” electric scooter (a motorized bicycle, really) which comes equipped with a detachable battery. Ready to hit the Japanese market this coming January...

IKEA in California to install EV charging solutions

12/13/2011, California intends to become the greenest state in the US, and the Golden State has long been a champion of electric vehicle use. Well, with more and more people in that state picking up electric and hybrid vehicles as their transportation mode of choice,...

iPad sees full flight action

12/13/2011, We did cover the story of American Airlines being given the nod of approval by the FCC to use an iPad app instead of having pilots deal with paper navigation charts earlier this year, and now the FAA has expanded the use of iPads for American Airlines...

Honda shows off the Uni-Cub personal mobility robot

12/13/2011, Interested in a personal mobility robot like the Segway? If you are, Honda has take the wraps off their prototype, the Uni-Cub which appears to be an improvement over last’s year’s U3-X. Much like the U3-X, the Uni-Cub allows the rider to steer the...

Game Strap concept keeps commuters entertained on the way home

12/13/2011, Taking the train home from work is usually a rather boring affair, but designer Jiang Qian has come up with an idea that could make the commute a bit more entertaining while maintaining safety. Dubbed the Game Strap, it essentially transforms the handles...

Prototype cycle from Thrustcycle recycles energy, is super stable

12/12/2011, Thrustcycle Enterprises has come up with a spanking new prototype cycle that will feature a flywheel kinetic energy recovery system (KERS) which will rely on gyroscopic forces in order to help maintain its stability, where you can view it in action in the...

Dartz Jo-Mojo electric car is easy on your pockets

12/12/2011, We all know that hands down, the Tesla Roadster has no competitor where being the coolest electric car in the market is concerned, although you will most probably have issues with the asking price tag of $110,000, which is a whole lot of money no matter...

Mitsubishi EMIRAI concept car interface

12/11/2011, Now here is a car interface from Mitsubishi Electric that the Japanese company thinks could very well be the future of our dashboards, in as early as 10 years to boot! Known as the EMIRAI concept, it features a newly developed curved, rear-projection...