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HondaLink unveiled

07/18/2012, It looks like Honda is in on the smart-car race as well. Today, the company unveiled its latest technology that will make its debut this fall on the 2013 Honda Accord. Called HondaLink, it will be an in-vehicle connectivity system that provides a...

Faraday Porteur electric bicycle debuts on Kickstarter

07/18/2012, We first wrote about the Faraday electric bicycle from Ideo in October last year when it won the Oregon Manifest design competition, taking the title as the best urban utility bike. Well, it seems that the bike is finally here as it makes its debut on...

GM lets you rent out your vehicle via OnStar service

07/17/2012, General Motors has a new way for drivers of its vehicles to earn some money on the side – by renting out their under utilized rides thanks to the OnStar service which basically enables potential renters to unlock the doors with nothing other than...


Fiat 500L comes with Lavazza espresso coffee machine

07/16/2012, You know what they say – if you do feel sleepy at any time during your road trip, it is highly advisable that you pull over and get some rest. Alternatively, it does not hurt to get a caffeine jolt as well, with most of us choosing coffee as our...

Modi-Corp unveils build-it-yourself electric vehicle

07/11/2012, Modi-Corp, a Japanese based firm, has just revealed its build-it-yourself micro electric vehicle (EV). The vehicle is called the “Pius” and is a single-seat vehicle. It can also be registered as a class-1 motorized bicycle in Japan. The...

1954 flying car for sale at $1.25 million

07/10/2012, Flying cars are years away from becoming a reality, but it turns one was built back in the 50s. The 1954 Taylor Aerocar N-101D was way ahead of its time and only five were made ever. Greg Herrick, the proud owner of one of these flying cars, is selling...

Nissan unveils new battery capacity estimators

07/06/2012, Nissan has just revealed a very useful service for its popular electric vehicle, the Nissan Leaf. The service allows the owner of  Leaf to better gauge whether or not their battery has enough power left to get them to their destination. The service will...

Researchers develop system to block phone use while driving

07/06/2012, There are plenty of dangers to texting/calling while driving and around the world and many countries have already, or are in the process of, enacting laws laws that prohibit textiing/calling while driving, yet tons of people still do it. Many argue that...

Mini horn section plays with the London Philharmonic Orchestra

07/06/2012, Here’s some video goodness for you today. Who would have ever thought that cars can actually play in the orchestra. But well, if cars can hoot horns, all they need are just a few tweaks here and there and they’ll be able to play a tune....

Airlines start to Google passengers

07/06/2012, Google is not just any search engine, you can more or less say that this is THE search engine of the world. There are many ways of using Google, and one of the more interesting methods which we have chanced across recently would be this – British...

Toyota unveils Coms super small single-seater electric vehicle

07/05/2012, Toyota has been at the forefront of hybrid vehicles for some years now, with their Prius range being top sellers in most countries where it has appeared in. Well, we now have another green ride from Toyota of Japan, known as Coms, and this is a little bit...

Honda to begin selling units of its new N BOX + mini car

07/05/2012, Honda is announcing that it will begin selling units of the N BOX + a.k.a. N BOX plus mini car. The N BOX + is the second model of Honda’s new mini-vehicle N Series. Early this year, the Japanese automobile manufacturer released the N Box, a mini...