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Toyota putting out three new EVs in 2012

07/06/2011, Not many companies are willing to put electric vehicles out there in the market and we’re not sure why, but it looks like Toyota has no qualms about it as they unveil three brand new EVs for 2012. It’s almost like they’re saying they don’t care...

Autopiloted glider might pave the way for perpetual flight

07/05/2011, When it comes to engineering, we can say that humans are heavily inspired by nature. Take a look at how we design the airplane – naturally, the Wright brothers wondered just how it would feel like to soar (although they’re far more successful...

Electric sanitation trucks to roam the streets of Beijing

07/04/2011, There will be 1,060 all-electric sanitation trucks that will head out to the streets of China’s bustling city, Beijing, where these trucks will go around completing tasks such as transporting garbage, sweeping roads and sprinkling water. These will...

CMU Develops Self-Driving Cars That Are Impossible To Crash

07/01/2011, Do you remember the movie Minority Report, where the cars seemingly drove themselves, navigating between each other while changing lanes? It seems kind of scary with all the cars zipping by each other at such high speeds, they look like they might crash...

Solar Cross electric bicycle

06/30/2011, Getting around on a bicycle is already a green and healthy pursuit, but how do you make it greener? You can’t actually, but you can add more oomph to a bicycle with the help of an electric engine so that you can tackle those killer uphill slopes...

iOnRoad App Wants You To Check Your Phone While You’re Driving

06/30/2011, Checking your phone while driving is a big no-no, and the activity has been frowned upon by handset manufacturers, network carriers and governments alike. This however does not stop people from attempting to send text messages, making phone calls, and...

Porsche ACC InnoDrive lets vehicle take over pedal system

06/30/2011, The very name Porsche itself evokes a sense of spirited driving, and the German automaker is not all about speed, but they intend to release safer and more efficient vehicles as well. Currently, Porsche is working on the new ACC InnoDrive system that will...

1996 Chevrolet Corvette gets electrified

06/30/2011, The beast known as the 1996 Chevrolet Corvette is a gas-guzzling machine which packs quite a punch of horsepower, but Wayne Bickley must have turned over a new leaf or something after he caught the electric bug. Bickley actually decided to transform his...

Hybrid air car is eco-friendly

06/30/2011, What’s better than a flying car? A flying car that’s great for the environment of course! It has been reported that aircraft designer Michael Moshier and test-pilot Robert Bulaga have begun development on the world’s first fuel-electric...

Concept Audi electric bike is sleek and minimalistic

06/29/2011, While bicycles are already as green as vehicles can get, motorbikes unfortunately don’t fall into the same category. As a way to compromise the need for an engine (sometimes you just need that extra help going uphill especially after a tiring day at...