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GM bids farewell to Chevrolet Avalanche pickup truck

04/13/2012, The pickup truck is definitely an American icon, but since all good things always come to an end, General Motors (GM) has just announced that they will soon do away with the Chevrolet Avalanche pickup truck. Since introducing the short-bed, five-seat...

IBM, Honda and PG&E Create Smart Charging System for Electric Cars

04/12/2012, As we know, electric cars are extremely good for the environment and as technology advances, they are slowly becoming as efficient if not more efficient than its petrol guzzling counterparts. Even then, electric vehicles have their own share of problems....

FAA to expand the use of the iPad, could launch app store of its own

04/12/2012, A while back, American Airlines announced their plan to introduce the iPad to its pilots. This would help replace the flight bags that pilots usually bring aboard the plane that contains charts and manuals which are extremely heavy. Well the FAA has since...


Smart Car Argentina uses ASCII Art on Twitter Commercial

04/11/2012, The twitter account for Smart Car in Argentina has employed a very novelty way of some mini promotions using the micro-blogging site Twitter. Just click here to go the car firms Argentina website and let it load. Give it awhile because it will be worth...

Wooden electric bicycle hybrid

04/11/2012, Talk about going all the way when it comes to going green – this wooden electric bicycle hybrid that was developed by design students Jirka Wolff, Andreas Patsiaouras and Marcel Heise is certainly a sight to behold. They are currently students at...

Carkoon keeps baby safe in car accidents

04/11/2012, Baby seats, air bags, and safer vehicle design has come a long way in ensuring that your new bundle of joy remains safe and sound in the event of an accident. Well, the Carkoon that was the brainchild of British engineers has been announced, where this...

2013 Mercedes-Benz G Class soldiers on

04/11/2012, The Mercedes-Benz G Class might not be the best looking Benz out there in the market, but it certainly has not reached the end of the road. Yet. The 2013 model has just been unveiled, and the overall look certainly resembled its great ancestor all those...

Bacteria Munching Away at the Titanic

04/11/2012, Canadian researcher Henrietta Mann who has been studying the bacteria that is allegedly eating up the sunken hull of the Titanic for four years said that in less than 30 years, there may be nothing left of the famous cruise ship except a heap of...

DMC DeLorean Electric Available in 2013 at $95,000

04/06/2012, The DMC DeLorean was made famous by its use in the famous movie starring Michael J Fox, “Back to the Future”. The car which has reached an almost iconic status has shown up at this year’s New York International Auto Show. Although the vehicle (I...

Sound engineer composes engine sounds for Audi electric car range

04/06/2012, I clearly (and fondly) remember Audi’s e-tron vehicles that were on parade at CES 2011, where they proved to be quite the hit with clean cut design as well as performance levels that were extremely green. There is one drawback about electric or...