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Fuel efficiency increased with smartphone

08/25/2011, Who would have thought that a smartphone could help save the world especially where increasing the level of fuel efficiency in vehicles? Well, that seems to be the case as the Association for Computing Machinery’s MobiSys conference that happened in...

Lightning Motorcycle electric SuperBike hits 218 MPH

08/24/2011, For anyone who’s doubted the power of electric motors – Lighting Motorcycle is here to set prove the non-believers wrong. The company recently smashed the electric motorcycle world record speed with an impressive top speed of 218 MPH (the...

PumpTire self-inflating bicycle tire

08/24/2011, Getting a flat tire is no fun, never mind the kind of vehicle you’re riding on/in. Cyclists hardly carry a spare tire around, especially those who take a far more casual slant towards it, but at least if you’re driving a car, all you need to...

Parrot ASTEROID Android car receiver arriving in October

08/24/2011, Remember the Android-powered car receiver, the Parrot ASTEROID, which we featured way back in January? Well, previously we didn’t have a price or a release date besides the vague “late 2011”. It looks like the car accessory is ready to...

Hyundai Concept Motorcycle

08/24/2011, It’s amazing how the human body works, and how our muscles adapt to the situation in such slight and subtle ways that we don’t even notice. Now imagine if there was a motorcycle that was inspired by the human muscles in the way it rides, and that...

Car powered by cheese and wine

08/23/2011, The next time you decide to pull over at a gas station and “fill ‘er up”, you might want to consider whether the rest of your choices in life are eco-friendly or not. We know that electric cars could be the next big thing as these are...

United Airlines makes a full transition to the iPad

08/23/2011, The use of iPads by pilots is starting to become more and more common these days. Perhaps initially they might have been considered novelties and entertainment devices, but it appears that United Airlines has taken the iPad rather seriously and has...

EV Profiler lets you know if you need an electric car or not

08/23/2011, “Buyer beware” applies in most things, even more so if you are about to drop a huge chunk of dough on a major purchase. When it comes to electric vehicles (EV), your driving habits might prove to be too taxing for the EV and its advertised...

Audi Virtual Co-driver System interacts with driver

08/23/2011, Fancy owning an interactive owner’s manual that will be able to provide relevant answers to your questions concerning the automobile’s inner workings? Well, Audi has just the thing for you with their Virtual Co-driver System, also known as...

Ford and Toyota team up to work on hybrid trucks and SUVs

08/22/2011, When it comes to our electric vehicles and hybrids, they seem largely limited to cars, while more fuel-hungry vehicles such as lorries, trucks, SUVs, trailers, etc have been left out of the fuel-saving loop. Not anymore apparently, as Ford and Toyota have...

Titanium bike by Paul Budnitz will cost you $5,500

08/22/2011, Interested in getting your hands on a bike made out of titanium? Paul Budnitz has recently revealed two titanium bike models which we’re sure will impress your friends, although it will not come cheap and will easily relieve your wallet/purse of $5,500.

Drowsy drivers receive wake up call from NeuroSky

08/22/2011, NeuroSky, a company from San Jose who deals with EEG headsets as well as other technologies that turn brain-signal readings into more practical use (as you can see in the image on the right), has come up with a sensor that will alert drivers should they...

Wind turbines to power BMW factory

08/22/2011, BMW wants to continue with their green reformation by drawing up plans to build a quartet of wind turbines that will see action in powering a factory with enough juice so that it is able to assemble hundreds of vehicles each day – at least that is...

Volkswagen Up! ready to rock and roll

08/22/2011, Volkswagen’s latest upcoming compact car would share the same name as one of Pixar’s more moving fully animated cartoons, Up – where this people mover is set to debut at the Frankfurt motor show sometime next month. Up! is a totally new...