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Mercedes-Benz “iPhone Interface Plus” concept

09/16/2011, It’s starting to become more and more obvious that car manufacturers are looking for ways to integrate our smartphones/tablets into their cars. Probably a couple of years ago, the closest thing to integration our phones got with our car was an aux cable...

Marriott Waikiki gets EV charging station

09/16/2011, Environmentally conscious vacationers will be pleased to know that if they want to rent an electric vehicle (EV) or drive their own to Hawaii, if they were to stay at the Marriott Waikiki, they will have no problems charging their vehicle as AeroVironment...

Bentley offers Apple package in Mulsanne concept vehicle

09/16/2011, When you think Bentley, you think luxury, and with our cars starting to feature more and more integration with our smartphones and tablets, it looks like Bentley may have taken it to the next level with a Mac Mini integration in their concept Mulsanne...

Qantas testing out iPads for use as inflight entertainment

09/15/2011, Tablets are starting to make their way as into our flights, with United Airways opting to replace their heavy flight bags with the iPad, and now it looks like Qantas will be turning to the iPad for use as inflight entertainment.

Parrot unveils MiniKit+ Bluetooth car kit

09/14/2011, If you’re constantly on the move and need to travel from location to location, getting yourself a Bluetooth hands free kit for your phone in the car is probably a good idea. Now if you happen to be the type that has more than one cellphone, Parrot has...

Audi Urban Concept says less is more

09/14/2011, Is less really more? I guess that is what the Audi Urban Concept believes in, although the vehicle does seem to hail from a future past – sporting design cues of the first generation of vehicles, although you can be sure that the whole thing is...

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...