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Car stereo whips out 26,000 watts of audio power

03/31/2011, If you want to remain single for the rest of your life, then by all means make sure you install this 26,000 watt car stereo while playing Backstreet Boys or the best of Britney Spears. System installer Steve Meade says that he is a certified car stereo...

Inflatable crash helmets stay hidden until needed

03/31/2011, If you’ve ever disliked the idea of wearing helmets while biking because it messes with your hairdo – you’re not alone. Well, a Swedish design company named Hövding has come up with a special crash helmet that resembles nothing like a...

Solaris Urbino 18 hybrid city bus moves people in a green way

03/30/2011, Electric cars are old hat, but how about other modes of transport for the public? The Solaris Urbino 18 is a hybrid city bus that comes with 51 seats as well as room for 161 passengers – we presume that figure includes those of average size and...

Elektra One: the electricity-powered plane

03/29/2011, In the future, our airplanes might not need gas to fly anymore. For NASA’s CAFE Green Flight Challenge, PC-Aero recently came up with a prototype plane, the Elektra One; that runs completely on electricity. Powered by batteries, the single seater...

Volvo C30 Electric comes with bio-ethanol powered heater

03/29/2011, It goes without saying that ambient temperature does impact the performance of the battery in electric vehicles by a significant amount, and therefore such temperature differences will have a major impact in the total range of such electric powered four...

No 3D Rover camera from NASA

03/28/2011, Here’s an expansion on our previous post about the lack of a 3D camera on the upcoming Rover to Mars – you can forget about seeing the surface of Mars in 3D – NASA has decided to stop any more talk about constructing a 3D camera and...

3D cameras removed from Mars rover

03/28/2011, For those of you who were hoping to watch 3D footage from NASA’s Mars expedition later this year, you’re out of luck. NASA announced that they have ditched the plans to include 3D cameras on the Mars rover, Curiosity. James Cameron, the...

Home made electric scooter fits into suitcase nicely 

03/25/2011, They say that necessity is the mother of all invention, and Terry Hope decided to work on an electric scooter which could fit into a suitcase simply because of good ol’ red tape – he was told three years ago by a captain that he cannot bring...

Ford and AT&T team up to wirelessly connect new Ford Focus Electric

03/24/2011, Ford and AT&T have come together so that the latter will be able to offer the built-in wireless connectivity for the new Focus Electric hatchback. Ford engineers/programmers have managed to churn out the pretty comprehensive MyFord Mobile application...

Grown up Green Machine looks menacing

03/24/2011, The folks behind the $55k Tron Lightcycle late last year have come up with a new machine that looks even more difficult to ride. Inspired by the Green Machine from 2007, the Parker Brothers have come up with an updated version of the vehicle. This time...

Toyota Prius V experiences launch delay in Japan

03/24/2011, It is no surprise that Toyota’s Prius V (2012 model) which was supposed to go on sale in the Land of the Rising Sun at the end of next month will be rescheduled, as production delays were a natural consequence of the March 11th earthquake. According...

TomTom HD Traffic shows you which way not to take home

03/24/2011, Traffic jams are horrible, and (almost) nobody ever enjoys sitting through them. But thanks to modern technology, we now have solutions to bypass such problems. TomTom has just released its HD Traffic service online for free. This online map service does...

Jabra FREEWAY speakerphone offers added flexibility

03/23/2011, Jabra, one of the first names that will probably come to your mind when Bluetooth devices are concerned, has just announced their latest product – the Jabra FREEWAY. This revolutionary new speakerphone will come with an industry-first three speaker...