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Robot car helps you avoid jams

10/11/2011, I thought we had GPS navigation systems with their traffic control capability to let you know whether to take a particular route to work or home or not, depending on just how heavy the traffic is at that point in time. Well, how about a smart car that has...

Faraday electric bicycle could be the future

10/10/2011, What do you think of when you envision the future? Electric cars that are super efficient that the world’s energy crisis is already solved? How about electric bicycles that offer far more than what current models deliver? The Faraday electric...

Nissan’s 10 minute electric car charger

10/10/2011, At the moment, if you want to open up a gas station as a business, life is good considering the turnaround time to fill up the tank of any vehicle that drives in. When it comes to electric cars however, the idea of an electric car charging station might...

Navy does the underwater Roomba now

10/10/2011, Anyone remember the Tintin comics by Herge, where Captain Haddock, the foul-mouthed, rum loving seaman tends to shout, “Blistering barnacles!” at different moments in the comics? Well, barnacles in real life might seem to be rather innocuous...

Speed vest for cyclists shows how fast they’re going

10/07/2011, Most drivers are probably acutely aware of the frustrations of driving behind a cyclist. A cyclist could be pedaling away like crazy, but compared to a driver of a car who just needs to put the pedal to the metal and achieve speeds of 40-50mph, naturally...

Nissan GT-R is an undercover police car

10/07/2011, If there was ever a good time to be an undercover police officer, it would be now. How so, you ask? Well for starters it looks like the car you’ll be given to drive would be that of the Nissan GT-R, according to EVI (Emergency Vehicle Installations) who...

BMW adds iPhone Calender app integration

10/07/2011, If you own a BMW and an iPhone, it looks like you will now be able to integrate your iPhone’s Calendar app with BMW’s ConnectedDrive system. The app will be display in the BMW’s center screen where it will show upcoming appointments, and even comes...

Evolve folding tricycle is a snap to tote around

10/06/2011, I love cities where public transport allows you to bring your bicycles around – or in this case, tricycles. If you think that recumbent bicycles are right up your alley, how about taking on a recumbent tricycle? That should definitely help you get...

Wooden bicycle is lovingly hand-made

10/06/2011, Bicycles made out of wood? Well, what you see above is definitely not the first of its kind, and it also is not going to be the last. What you see above though, is hand-made, being a near all-wooden bike by Dutch industrial designer Jan Gunneweg, where it...

AA launches first electric/hybrid vehicle training course

10/06/2011, Driving a hybrid/electric vehicle isn’t the same as driving a regular fuel-powered vehicle. The point of hybrids and EVs is to minimize the use of fuel, which is not only greener but could potentially be more efficient in terms of mileage, although the...

HIOD One Bluetooth communications system for cyclists

10/06/2011, If you often go cycling, and we don’t mean around the park or neighborhood, but cycling along the highway especially with your other cyclist buddies, you’re probably painfully aware that it is close to impossible to talk to them especially over the...

Noah capsule might save lives in tsunami

10/05/2011, The world was reminded yet again in March this year that tsunamis can be extremely deadly – and while bomb shelters and cellars are useful to flee to safety whenever a tornado lands in town, you can’t really escape from a tsunami unless you...