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Tube travel will be possible in 2100

01/27/2011, Who’s sick and tired of sitting through traffic jams in the morning when going to work, and sitting through jams again when coming home in the evening? We sure are, but if things go according to Acabion’s plan – we won’t have to deal...

Synthethic fuel is cheap and green

01/26/2011, The world’s energy crisis does not look set to abate, what with the world’s economy picking up and developing countries getting hungrier and more affluent as their middle class income group is enlarged, resulting in more cars on the road....

Comodo Console offers in-car Internet

01/25/2011, Getting connected on-the-go seems to be the buzzword these days, so it is no surprise to see wireless carriers come up with various methods of keeping their customers connected. Remember the good old days where staying online using GPRS or EDGE proved to...

South Korea gets electric car charging stations on highways

01/25/2011, The issue with electric vehicles, more often than not would be this – the lack of an electric charging station when you might need it the most. Well, folks in South Korea will be receiving a boon as the country has announced the installation of...

PiCycle electric bicycle goes anti-theft

01/24/2011, Just when you thought that anti-theft technology existed in more expensive vehicles like a car, here ambles the PiCycle (gotta love the name!) that was designed by Marcus Hays, the main man behind PiMobility. This is a fully electric bicycle, where the...

Laser-propelled rockets in the future?

01/24/2011, We’ve already seen laser-powered helicopters from LaserMotive and perhaps the company will go about sending rockets into space using lasers in the near future too. One of the issues about sending a chemical-powered rocket into space is that you need to...

Leviton CT2100 electric car charging station gets nod from FCC

01/23/2011, While we were at CES this year, I overheard one of the attendees ask a General Electric representative, “So where do I stow away the 150-mile cord for the Chevy Volt?” before everyone around erupted in laughter. Yup, as much as electric cars...

Tesla electric sedan on its way

01/21/2011, Tesla might have released one of the hottest all-electric sports cars on earth in the past, but that doesn’t mean the company intends to lose money or rest on their laurels. No sir, they will in fact intend to complement their sleek looking Tesla...

Skizee transforms you into a snowmobile

01/21/2011, If you happen to have a love for skiing, then chances are pretty good that during those difficult moments when your muscles start to ache really, really bad, all you wish was for downhill terrain and let gravity do the work for you. Well, the Skizee might...

China speedboat goes all stealthy

01/21/2011, Remember the furore surrounding China and their stealth jet fighter late last year and in early January? Well, it seems that the awakened dragon will be flexing their military muscles further down the road more than anyone else expected, as their stealth...

Wheelchair-tank banned from the streets

01/21/2011, Having to be in a wheelchair due to arthritis isn’t fun, but it probably gets worse when the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency tells you that your wheelchair isn’t allowed on British roads anymore – since it has been classed as a tank. You’d...

Segway scooters are almost unusable in UK

01/20/2011, A recent ruling in the UK has just rendered the Segway next to unusable in public. After the case of a factory worker getting fined for damaging a pavement by riding his Segway on it, the magistrate decided that the two-wheeled vehicles have no business...

A car has feelings too, you know

01/20/2011, Man and machine merging into a powerful unit, working in cohesion and perfect harmony has long been the dream of many a person, and what you see above could very well be the prelude to something better. Researchers from the Tsukuba University in Japan are...

Pioneer cyclocomputer is nothing short of impressive

01/19/2011, Pioneer is more often than not mentioned when it comes to home theater systems as well as optical drives, but what we have on the table today is slightly different from what many of you are used to – we’re talking about a cyclocomputer which...