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First manned electric multicopter looks scary

11/01/2011, If you think you’re looking for an exciting way to fly, the German engineers over at e-volo have the perfect suggestion for you: an electric multicopter. In case you’re wondering what it is, it’s basically an exercise ball attached to a...

Land Rover Range_e concept spotted in England

10/31/2011, Some people just talk about things, but others actually do them – case in point, Land Rover’s Range_e concept which first made an appearance at the International Motor Show in Geneva, Switzerland, has finally made its way to a parking lot in...

Volta BCN electric motorcycle heading your way

10/31/2011, These days, it seems as though electric vehicles are surely making headway across the country in a variety of models from different manufacturers, but most of them would be four wheelers. How about a select group of people who prefer to zip around on a...

Nissan Leaf inspires a truck

10/31/2011, When we talk about the Nissan Leaf, most of us would think that this is your standard compact electric car that is going to get better in terms of specifications down the road with the introduction of newer models, but would the idea of a truck inspired...

China mulls sending female astronauts in 2012

10/31/2011, China is currently wondering whether they will send women astronauts into space (now if they were not headed for space, would they still be called “astronauts”? Food for thought…) in their space docking missions sometime next year. At...

Toyota owners get SiriusXM data services for 3 years

10/31/2011, Are you a Toyota fan for life? If you have answered in the affirmative, then you might be interested to hear that Toyota owners will be able to enjoy SiriusXM data services for a trio of years for select year 2012 Camry models that come equipped with...

Humanix places airbags on the outside

10/28/2011, Most of us would be able to resonate with the idea of airbags on the inside of a vehicle, but airbags on the outside? How is that suppose to protect you, the driver? Perhaps it is more of protecting pedestrians than the driver, but that is just my...

Electric DeLorean DMC-12 taken for a test drive

10/28/2011, We do know that there are plans afoot for an electric version of the classic DeLorean DMC-12 coming your way – sometime in 2013, actually, according to the Texas-based DeLorean Motor Company. Perhaps that day might just come earlier than what most...

Ford Lane Keeping System detects drowsy drivers

10/27/2011, If you’ve ever gotten sleepy behind the wheel, you would know how dangerous it can be. Well, the folks over at Ford have come up with a solution (even though the best solution is to just don’t drive when you’re sleepy) that aims to...

Nokia to bring NFC to New York commuters

10/27/2011, If you ever wanted a reason to get your hands on a Nokia device, the Finnish company has entered into an agreement with the New York Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) to develop an NFC-based ticketing solution, whose pilot program is expected to make...

LED by LITE keeps you visible at night

10/26/2011, Getting about on a bicycle can be one of the more liberating modes of transport, although some might say that it can get rather dangerous as well. After all, during the evenings or at night, a car or other vehicle might just knock you down simply because...

Wind turbines to bother radar systems no more?

10/26/2011, We all learn a new thing every single day – and for today, did you know that wind turbines are able to garble up radar systems? Yes, that is right – with wind turbines in the vicinity, air traffic control can be an extremely stressful job...

Toyota Touch Life system pairs with your smartphone

10/26/2011, Ford cars have been known to boast its Ford Sync technology that pairs smartphones with its vehicles, and now it looks like Toyota will be adding a similar feature to their cars in the future with the Touch Life infotainment system, that will mirror the...