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KillaCycle breaks world record

11/14/2007, The KillaCycle has just pushed the boundaries of speed even further by breaking its own world record for being the fastest in an electric quarter-mile drag. It managed to set the new official ¼ mile record by clocking 7.991 seconds at 168mph,...

All new VW concept

11/12/2007, This Volkswagen concept is surely too far ahead in the future – it boasts just three seats and an aerodynamic body that is guaranteed to turn heads, although setting your pulse racing is another matter. The most interesting aspect would be its...

Gasoline car now runs on solar power

11/01/2007, Japanese scientists have taken a standard gas-powered car (the legendary Mazda MX-5 in this case) and converted it to rely purely on solar power to run. This was made possible by the Total Mobility Project, as the team removed the MX-5’s engine and...

Invisible tank technology to come?

10/31/2007, The British Ministry of Defence are currently working on a new technology that aims to make tanks invisible to the naked eye, hoping to roll out the first of such war machines in 2012. This technology involves using cameras and projectors to beam images...

Mobileye automatic warning system

10/31/2007, Mobileye is an automatic warning system that relies on a color-coded indicator which is mounted to your dashboard. It consists of a tiny video camera that is attached to the rear view mirror, relying on its EyeQ (cute) image processor to calculate the...

50 Cent gets his ride souped up

10/31/2007, Harman Consumer Group has taken its JBL brand and outfitted rapper 50 Cent’s Pontiac G8 performance sedan with a massive 800-watt JBL audio system – the JBL PX600. What you get with this monstrosity include a couple of two-channel amps and two...

Harman Kardon GPS-810

10/30/2007, If you’ve been hankering after a high end GPS navigation system all this while, the Harman Kardon GPS-810 would be a prime candidate for your consideration. It shares all features found on both the GPS-310 and GPS-510, in addition to an intuitive,...

Harman Kardon GPS-310

10/30/2007, Harman Kardon has just released the GPS-310 that enables both navigation and digital audio to run simultaneously, ensuring important navigation information is not left out of the picture whenever you’re grooving to your favorite tunes. In addition,...

Magellan RoadMate 1200

10/29/2007, Magellan has readied its RoadMate 1200 that in all probability will be made available for the upcoming Black Friday sales. The Magellan 1200 boasts a 3.5″ anti-glare touchscreen display and relies on the Centrality Atlas II GPS receiver instead of...

Smart Windows adjust tint level

10/29/2007, This concept motorcoach is different from others as it features Smart light control windows – a technology that blocks over 99% of UV radiation while enabling occupants within to control the amount of sunlight, glare and heat that are being passed...

Skatemaster FT-2 Electric Skateboard

10/26/2007, This electric skateboard is said to be capable of going at 11mph for about 7 miles (obviously, we take it that it was on a flat road and it’s not clear how heavy the rider was). It controlled by a wireless transmitter that one will likely drop and...

Dash Express Geo-Feeds

10/19/2007, The new Dash Express for which we had the an exclusive hands-on recently just got better: it will display 3rd party or user-generated geo-data feeds available from the web (it’s a connected GPS system). Zillow is an example cited by Dash (the...

Alpine PMD-B200 Blackbird II

10/19/2007, Alpine has announced the PMD-B200 Blackbird II GPS navigation system that comes with Bluetooth connectivity, a built-in traffic tuner, and an integrated flash drive that is powered by Microsoft’s Windows CE operating system. Not only that, the...

Sony Ericsson HCB-105 Bluetooth Car Hands-Free

10/12/2007, If you live in California, you should start looking for a hands-free solution (because soon, it will the only legal way to be on a phone the the car) and the Sony Ericsson HCB-105 looks like a hassle-free one. Thanks to its clip, there’s no...