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Opel One Euro electric car

09/08/2011, Opel certainly knows how to make an impression at the 64th Frankfurt International Motor Show by debuting their all new battery-powered electric vehicle aptly dubbed as the One Euro. Now surely they do not mean that will be the price of the vehicle, but...

The Martin jetpack will be available in 2012 for $100,000

09/08/2011, If you have $100,000 to spare, perhaps you may want to set that aside for 2012 which is when the Martin Jetpack will finally be made available for public purchase. It originally debuted back in 2008 and save for some minor tweaks and adjustments, its...

On US Airways, your phone is your boarding pass

09/08/2011, Ah, going off to the airport is always a special kind of experience, what with all the stress of packing, forgetting to bring something to your destination, and those long check-in queues that tend to happen whenever you are in a hurry. US Airways intends...

Man arrested for refusing to turn off phone in plane

09/07/2011, Ever since 9/11 reshaped the way aviation security was conducted, there has been many, many more restrictions, making air travel a whole lot more troublesome than before. You now cannot carry liquids more than 100ml, you’ll have to ditch that water...

Delta regional jets to receive Wi-Fi service

09/07/2011, Wi-Fi connectivity while you are flying used to be nothing but a pipe dream, but this dream has turned into reality for quite some time already. Delta Airlines is one of those companies who has made available their own Wi-Fi service whenever you take to...

Flybus relies on flywheel to stash kinectic energy

09/07/2011, The Flybus sounds like a dream to ride on, and no, it will not suddenly sprout wings and take to the skies, but rather, it will be able to take advantage of the kinetic energy generated whenever it brakes, winding up a flywheel which will feed energy back...

Jaguar C-X16 hybrid concept has Porsche 911 in its sights

09/07/2011, It is more or less a given that many guys won’t mind having enough money to throw around in purchasing a sports car or exotic supercar sometime during their lifetime, and such companies want to do their level best to grab your attention (and...

Automotive system security is the next battleground [McAfee]

09/06/2011, McAfee has published a report called “Caution, Malware Ahead”, which describes security threats in auto information systems. There is no doubt that we live in a world where the number of connected devices is set to explode. If you think that...

BMW tests out laser headlights to replace LEDs

09/06/2011, Do you feel like the LED headlights on your car aren’t bright enough? Apparently so does BMW, as the company has announced that it has started experimenting with laser headlights to replace the LEDs that we currently have. Some of you might be...

Hyundai’s car shopping tool will be great for viral marketing

09/01/2011, Pretty much everybody is on Facebook right now and it looks like Hyundai is going to tap into the massive network with a new marketing tool, according to a report from CNET. According to its sources, Hyundai has plans to add four new car-buying tools to...

Smart ForVision Electric Concept Car

09/01/2011, Smart has long been one of the huge supporters for eco-friendly innovations in vehicles, and this time around they intend to make a splash at the 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show by announcing that they will be parading their spanking new electric vehicle (EV)...

TomTom announces iPad optimized version

09/01/2011, Good news TomTom users, it appears that the popular navigation app on the iPhone has finally been optimized for the iPad, as pictured above (image credits: Giiks). It seems that TomTom has been paying attention to what their users want and have finally...

Ghost stealth boat glides on gas layer

08/30/2011, We have stealth submarines and fighter aircraft, so what about stealth boats? Granted, boats are a whole lot harder to hide when it is traveling on the open sea simply because even with a cloaking ability, you cannot dismiss the wake in the waves that it...