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Viper remote start system for Android devices

07/29/2010, Now you can use your Android-powered smartphone to lock, unlock and start your vehicle as long as it relies on a Viper remote start system. The app is now available on the Android Market and through Viper creator Directed Electronics’ site as well,...

Evatran Plugless Power Station To Wireless Charge Electric Cars

07/29/2010, With wireless charging slowly making its way to mobile phones, maybe it’s time that electric vehicles get a healthy dose of wireless charging too, and that might come in the form of Evatran’s Plugless Power Station. This system works by...

SF Sets Precedent for Variable Rate Parking Meters

07/27/2010, SF 2010: Rise of the Meters San Francisco is beginning to roll out new parking meters with embedded sensors that will replace the old coin and credit card meters. The Hayes Valley area will be the first to get the new meters, followed by other congested...

Chevy Volt electric car now on sale, no more a concept

07/27/2010, The Chevy Volt electric car was a concept as early as three years plus ago, but today, General Motors has turned that into a dream by rolling out this $33,500 green vehicle. How did we arrive at that figure? Well, it was slapped with a $41,000 price...

Rapid Charge recharging station for electric vehicles

07/27/2010, Owning an electric vehicle is definitely one of the ways you can go about saving the environment, which is why Adam Long from the University of New South Wales came up with the Rapid Charge, a recharging station for electric vehicles that will feature a...

WWF Solar Boat features photovoltaic panels on its roof.

07/27/2010, The WWF Solar Boat is certainly a new breed of vehicles in their quest to save wildlife, where there will be an eco-tour conducted along the Mediterranean coastline for the next three summers. This 46-foot solar boat will drop by Marine Protected Areas...

FedEx Dreams Of A Robotic Plane Fleet In The Future

07/27/2010, While we’re busy thinking of having robots fetch us beer at home, FedEX CEO Fred Smith is already envisioning a future where unmanned flying drones will be able to deliver packages to consumers, instead of being limited to military duties only. In...

Concept: Solar-powered Dual Pod Transport

07/26/2010, When folks talk about solar vehicles, it’s easy to imagine some dinky little bicycle that has a few solar panels crammed here and there, but this Dual Pod Transport concept design looks anything but meek. It’s powered by an electric motor, and...

Batpod Replica Bike Dubbed The PS-Pod

07/26/2010, One of the coolest things of the latest Batman movie, The Dark Knight, was the Batpod, Batman’s super cool bike. After the movie, we’ve seen many folks try and replicate such a design on their bikes, and now Pankaj Shah, a confessed Batman...

New Ford Focus Could Be Powered By A Hybrid Engine

07/23/2010, Automobile manufacturers seem to be doing their level best to try and turn their vehicles into eco machines, and incorporate electric power into them. Word is now going around that Ford’s next-generation Focus could be powered by a turbocharged...

Personal Submarine is new mode of transport for uber rich

07/22/2010, So you think you’ve got it made in life, eh? Well, instead of chasing after yet another exotic car to add to your collection, why not sink a cool $2 million into this Personal Submarine? After all, the thrill of driving through town with your...

Honda To Launch Plug-in Hybrid, EV In US And Japan In 2012

07/21/2010, Honda has announced that it’s planning to introduce more efficient and green vehicles in the future, and will be launching a battery-electric vehicle and a new plug-in hybrid vehicle or mid-size to larger vehicles in the US and Japanese markets by...

AVX Aircraft holds plenty of battlefield potential

07/19/2010, Boffins at the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) were looking out for a tactical flying car under its Transformer (TX) program, and AVX Aircraft Company heard this clarion call, unveiling its AVX Aircraft which can be driven on the...