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Audi R8 e-tron wows the crowd

01/08/2011, [CES 2011] If you’re currently going through a middle age crisis and wish you had the wheels to back up your manliness, then chances are pretty good that you won’t go wrong with the Audi R8 e-tron. Just take a look at this puppy and you will need a...

Eton Road Torq should be compulsory in all vehicles

01/07/2011, [CES 2011] The problem with emergencies is you can never quite tell when they’re going to happen, which is why having a quick mind and a game plan prior to that is extremely important. Whenever you’re on the road, it is always good to know that there...

General Electric car charger might just usher in the future

01/07/2011, [CES 2011] General Electric continues their rich tradition and history of bringing the latest in the world of electronics to the market by showcasing a cool looking electric vehicle charger. What you see here is of the level two variety, and it costs...

eCoupled wirelessly charges your Tesla Roadster

01/07/2011, [CES 2011] Electric vehicles (EVs) are definitely a part of the future, but most folks don’t enjoy having to plug them in to charge. Of course, induction-charging technology is already available and Fulton Innovation is planning to use induction coils...

A ride in the GM EN-V electric vehicle

01/07/2011, [CES 2011] GM was demonstrating its EN-V electric vehicle (Electric-Networked electric vehicle). Although it won’t be fielded for many years or possibly a decade, this vehicle is part of a research project about the future of transportation in urban...

Taser Protector Safe Driver System

01/06/2011, [CES 2011] Taser – the name itself often invokes a sense of pain, as most of us would know Taser from the device that law enforcement officers use to make sure even the toughest, meanest person won’t be able to stand up for long against its...

Parrot Asteroid Android-powered car stereo

01/06/2011, [CES 2011] How many radios out there do you see that are Powered by Google’s Android OS? The Asteroid by Parrot does just that, though, cramming in the Android OS and offering you three USB ports that allow you to hook up other devices, including a 3G...

Griffin CarTrip OBD-II Hardware Interface

01/06/2011, You might not always know what is going on under the hood of your car, but thanks to the wonders of electronics, you should be able to find out fairly easily, if you have the Griffin CarTrip OBD-II Hardware Interface.  This device hooks up to your...

TomTom Go Live 2505 M, Connected GPS with HD Traffic

01/05/2011, TomTom has updated its line of product last November with the TomTom Go 2405 integrating a new user interface, and today, the GPS manufacturer is launching the GPRS connected version in the US: the TomTom Go Live 2505 M. Featuring the same design and the...

OnStar coming to everybody via Best Buy

01/05/2011, Most folks know of the OnStar systems in many GM vehicles and now the company is looking to branch out to fend of the challenge of Ford’s SYNC. Of course, the obvious benefit of the OnStar services is that it uses a cell unit so that the services are...

BMW, Tesla Select NVIDIA GPUs

01/04/2011, Both BMW and Tesla have announced that they will be using NVIDIA graphics processors (GPUs) to power the infotainment in upcoming cars. BMW will use NVIDIA GPUs in the following models: 7-Series, 5-Series, 3-Series, Mini Cooper line and X-Series. While...

The Dobbertin HydroCar is amphibious

01/03/2011, If you’ve ever wanted to drive a car into sea or a boat onto land, you must be a terribly confused person, or just someone who owns a Dobbertin HydroCar. The $777,000 car that is on sale now on eBay took nine years to create, and is the only one of...

iRing wheels for lunar rover prototype

01/03/2011, Some smart folks over at the McGill University in Montreal, Canada, have actually decided to go ahead and reinvent the wheel as part of the Lunar Exploration Light Rover (LELR) project. The aim of the project is to build a lunar rover that’s light and...

BMW Connected and Mini Connected iOS apps launched

12/31/2010, BMW owners should be happy to hear that the car maker has released two apps for the iOS platform this week. The first is targeted at the Mini brand, dubbed Mini Connected. The app allows users to track information about your car and also access web radio...