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Volkswagen optical illusion car conjured

02/29/2012, Someone just hire designer Sangwoo Lee already – this guy conjured this particular Volkswagen concept that was inspired by optical art and visual kinetics. Known as the Volkswagen Optism (what a name – I am not that optimistic that it will hit...

Samsung Car Mode Application for Toyota developed

02/28/2012, [MWC 2012] Samsung has teamed up with Japanese car manufacturer Toyota to deliver the Samsung Car Mode Application, which is basically an in-car solution that will seamlessly connect Samsung’s family of smartphones to Toyota’s In-Vehicle...

AirHead helps prevent “helmet hair”

02/27/2012, If you ride a bicycle or a motorbike, you’ll probably understand what it’s like to deal with “helmet hair” every time you go somewhere. Well, the folks over at Twowheelcool have come up with a solution to the problem called...

Mercedes-Benz A-Class sees Siri integration

02/24/2012, If you were planning on getting yourself a Mercedes-Benz A-Class in the future, don’t be surprised if your iPhone’s Siri voice assistant feature will be integrated into the car’s infotainment system. The automaker has announced that their Drive Plus...

Proton offers 4G-enabled car

02/23/2012, Wish you could remain connected at all times, even when you are in a traffic jam? Well, Proton of Malaysia will be offering a new value-added standard feature in new Proton models in due time thanks to the national car maker’s collaboration with...

Masternaut nags at wayward drivers

02/23/2012, I am a firm believer that no matter what kind of technologically advanced devices and features you throw into a vehicle, a careless driver will still prove to be the weakest link, although a well built car with all the safety features working perfectly...

Rinspeed Dock+Go works your smart car

02/20/2012, The smart fortwo car is definitely cute, and if you cannot achieve parallel parking in a standard sized parking lot with this vehicle, then I would suggest you stick to driving in front of a virtual screen. It is interesting to note that add-ons and...

Hertz on Demand expands to Washington DC

02/19/2012, When it comes to businesses, expanding them is always a good idea when you have enough ideas, manpower and clients to support your expansion. Hertz, the global rental car company, definitely shares such a view, and has decided to expand their car sharing...

Nevada approves self-driving cars on public roadways

02/17/2012, If you happen to be driving around in the state of Nevada, don’t be surprised if you encounter an unmanned vehicle on the streets or highways. The state became the first to officially approve rules for self-driving cars on public roads earlier this...

Strida folding bicycle folds up in under 10 seconds

02/16/2012, When it comes to comparing one foldable bicycle to another, apart from the obvious weight factor, you might want to look into how fast and convenient it is to fold up this convenient mode of transportation. Strida’s offering takes just less than 10...

Moller unveils new Skycars

02/15/2012, Have you ever wondered what would happen to cars of the future – will they still move around on four wheels, or can they take to the skies? Moller International thinks that the latter has a very bright future, unveiling a couple of Skycars that are...

Kinect used to aid reverse parking

02/14/2012, A lot of cars have cameras installed in the rear to help drivers when it comes to parking, but most of them are pretty simple setups – with the camera acting as a pair of additional eyes. Well, some folks at the University of Technology in Sydney...