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Honda Working On Hybrid Bikes

09/30/2008, Honda is currently developing a gas-electric motorcycle that will rely on a hybrid drivetrain, and this model might even hit showrooms within a couple of years time. Not much information is available concerning this Honda hybrid, but it will apparently be...

Fujitsu’s ultimate train simulator is not for kids

09/30/2008, [CEATEC 2008] I don’t know if you remember that PS2 train-simulation game called Train Simulator Real (see video), but this is kind of like that, except that Fujitsu is using 1080p real-world footage instead of 3D graphics. It is meant to be...

Solar Motorcycle Is Large

09/29/2008, Solar-powered cars, yes. Solar-powered bikes? I don’t think that’s such a good idea, since the entire bike would be too large for many people to wield. Just check out this monster of a bike – the Prometheus solar-powered motorcycle that...

Abarth GPS Navigation System

09/28/2008, Abarth has released a new GPS navigation system that is not meant for you to hunt down the latest eats around town, as it was specially customized for racing tracks instead. Dubbed Blue&Me Nav, this is actually a navigator interfaced with the car via...

Odyssey IV Hovers Like Helicopter Underwater

09/28/2008, Boffins from MIT are currently testing a new underwater robot known as the Odyssey IV, and this model is special since it is able to hover in place just like a helicopter even in depths of up to 6km below sea level. Sounds like an advancement that oil...

Mitsubishi Motors MMR25 Rally Racer

09/28/2008, This is one mean looking vehicle from Mitsubishi Motors – the MMR25 Rally Racer. To put it in Mitsubishi’s own words, the MMR25 Rally Racer is an “all electric race car with “revolutionary” drivetrain; four lightweight,...

Single Seat Helicopter Concept

09/28/2008, Igarashi Design has come up with the Single Seat Helicopter concept that looks more like a futuristic military vehicle than a personal transportation vehicle. Smaller than a standard helicopter, making it small enough to land on your home’s roof...

Ferrari Motorcycle Concept

09/26/2008, I’m going out on a limb here when I say that Ferrari will never make motorcycles, but then again who can tell the future? Assuming I am wrong, could the Ferrari motorcycle look like this? This fire engine red beast on two wheels comes with a control...

Overview Surveillance System For Volvo Truckers

09/24/2008, Japan isn’t the only country with vehicles that help drivers see what’s going on around them, as Swedish vehicle manufacturer Volvo is offering an Overview Surveillance System in conjunction with Toshiba, enabling drivers to view their vehicle...

Honda Multi-view Camera System To Debut Next Month

09/24/2008, Honda’s new Odyssey will debut next month with a spanking new multi-view camera system, offering an overhead view of the surrounding area so that you are able to check on the whole vehicle’s surroundings at a glance, also letting people who...

KTM Barracuda For Circuit Races

09/23/2008, The KTM Barracuda looks like a Lamborghini on water, and it functions like one, too. It takes the alternative route compared to standard speedboats by maintaining water contact at all times, thanks to the self-stabilizing design that features a low...

Audi Traffic Light Detection System

09/22/2008, Audi has a brand new Traffic Light Detection System known as Travolution. It is self-explanatory, helping improve the synchronization and phasing of traffic light networks in order to reduce stopping times while dramatically reducing the number of actual...

Japan Develops Even Faster Train

09/17/2008, Getting around Japan is pretty fast and convenient thanks to their myriad of bullet trains and rail lines, and this time round they’re pushing for even faster trains thanks to Kawasaki Heavy Industries. Touted to be the country’s fastest...

H1 Fugu Disaster Relief Helicopter

09/17/2008, The H1 Fugu might seem to be rather unorthodox in terms of design where helicopters are concerned, but Matt Bassett has placed space and flexibility as the top priorities in a rescue helicopter, opting for maximum efficiency without sacrificing on smaller...