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Car honk mod ready to scare the metal out of the car in front

09/20/2011, You know when it comes to driving, those who are in front of you are driving too slow, while the person flashing you constantly from the back is a maniac who does not know the meaning of driving recklessly. Well, perhaps you might want to arm yourself...

Autonomous self-steering tractor eases life on the farm

09/20/2011, Don’t think that the world of agriculture has remained stagnant for the past two thousand years, no sir, technology has invaded farms in order to increase productivity, and you can add the autonomous self-steering tractor to the list as well. This...

Gogo Wi-Fi gets 4x speed boost on American airlines

09/19/2011, Gogo, the provider of Wi-Fi connectivity if you happen to be flying with American airlines, is said to be working on delivering their new ATG-4 service that enables in-flight entertainment systems to deliver faster wireless speeds. Just how fast? Well, on...

Roads that will charge electric vehicles as they drive

09/19/2011, If there is one thing that may be holding people back from embracing electric vehicles with open arms, is the fact that it seems to be unnecessarily troublesome to drive one around. Not only is the range on EVs ridiculously short, but their charge times...

Mercedes-Benz “iPhone Interface Plus” concept

09/16/2011, It’s starting to become more and more obvious that car manufacturers are looking for ways to integrate our smartphones/tablets into their cars. Probably a couple of years ago, the closest thing to integration our phones got with our car was an aux cable...

Marriott Waikiki gets EV charging station

09/16/2011, Environmentally conscious vacationers will be pleased to know that if they want to rent an electric vehicle (EV) or drive their own to Hawaii, if they were to stay at the Marriott Waikiki, they will have no problems charging their vehicle as AeroVironment...

Bentley offers Apple package in Mulsanne concept vehicle

09/16/2011, When you think Bentley, you think luxury, and with our cars starting to feature more and more integration with our smartphones and tablets, it looks like Bentley may have taken it to the next level with a Mac Mini integration in their concept Mulsanne...

Qantas testing out iPads for use as inflight entertainment

09/15/2011, Tablets are starting to make their way as into our flights, with United Airways opting to replace their heavy flight bags with the iPad, and now it looks like Qantas will be turning to the iPad for use as inflight entertainment.

Parrot unveils MiniKit+ Bluetooth car kit

09/14/2011, If you’re constantly on the move and need to travel from location to location, getting yourself a Bluetooth hands free kit for your phone in the car is probably a good idea. Now if you happen to be the type that has more than one cellphone, Parrot has...

Audi Urban Concept says less is more

09/14/2011, Is less really more? I guess that is what the Audi Urban Concept believes in, although the vehicle does seem to hail from a future past – sporting design cues of the first generation of vehicles, although you can be sure that the whole thing is...

Police get gyroplane to hunt down the bad guys

09/13/2011, You might think you have fast and furious skills behind the wheel to get away from a heist alongside cops in cars, but don’t forget that the cops have a network of policemen all over the country, and they can organize road blocks in addition to...

Toyota has high hopes for new Prius plug-in hybrids

09/13/2011, Toyota by far and large is the most successful manufacturer of hybrid vehicles in the world, and their latest target for the Prius plug-in hybrids? 50,000 units worldwide each year. Other competitors such as Honda did try in the past to combat the Prius...

Volkswagen Beetle R concept

09/13/2011, Volkswagen certainly made heads turn many years ago when they unveiled the latest Beetle, and time seems to have mellowed down the once acrimonous feelings against the vehicle’s lines and shape. Nice to know that Volkswagen has decided to further up...

NASA rocket reborn for commercial use

09/13/2011, Old soldiers never die, they just fade away. What if you’re a defunct rocket sitting in some secret hangar of NASA? Well, the national space agency decided that there are still some miles left in their now defunct rocket, and will send engineers to...