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Google’s self-driving car has its first accident

08/05/2011, Uh oh. Google’s driverless car, the self-driving Prius has encountered its first ever accident – according to a photograph sent in to Jalopnik by a tipster who spotted the accident somewhere nearby Google’s Mountain View California...

Honda recalls over 2 million vehicles in the US and China

08/05/2011, Honda has issued a recall that will affect over 2 million vehicles that ply roads in the US as well as China, as the Japanese automotive giant intends to update the automatic transmission software that sees action in a bunch of popular models. There will...

Google teams up with NASA and CAFE for the Green Flight Challenge

08/05/2011, Remember the Elektra One, the electricity-powered plane that PC-Aero developed for NASA and CAFE’s Green Flight Challenge? Well, it has just been announced that Google will be joining NASA and CAFE in sponsoring the Green Flight Challenge. The...

BRD RedShift MX electric motorcycle

08/05/2011, You have probably read to the death about electric cars, but what about the two-wheeled brethren known as motorcycles? That is what we’re looking at with the BRD RedShift MX electric motorcycle which is touted to deliver a performance equal to that...

Wi-Fi on London buses in the future?

08/05/2011, If you wish that you lived in a wired community, then I would say that the city of London might soon be on your list. London’s mayor, Boris Johnson is currently mulling over the decision to include Wi-Fi connectivity in the city’s buses, where...

Tesla Model S goes into beta production

08/04/2011, Earlier in the year we reported about Tesla and their Roadster and Model S all-electric vehicles, with the latter still being a prototype and with its production being slated for mid-2012. Well if the $100,000 Roadster being retired, it looks like the...

Nissan LEAF batteries power Japanese home for two days

08/04/2011, Now here’s a novel idea in case there is a blackout in your area – why not hook up your electric vehicle’s battery to your home grid, so that you are able to microwave that TV dinner when everyone else in the neighborhood will just have...

Electric car battery replacements do not come cheap

08/04/2011, So you are feeling smug that you finally took the plunge to purchase an electric vehicle, knowing that you do not contribute to greenhouse gas emissions whenever you are right beside a Hummer at a red light, throwing a smirk at the driver at the same...

Schneider Electric charging unit does two vehicles simultaneously

08/04/2011, There are some of us who look at our driveway wistfully, wishing that we had an electric car sitting there instead of a gas guzzler considering the ever present threat of rising gas prices. Well, electric cars are getting more affordable, and for the more...

Nissan LEAF to receive BlackBerry and Android apps

08/03/2011, Driving an electric car does have its benefits, such as not having to stop by one of those gas stations and filling ‘er up to the brim, burning a large hole in your pocket at the same time. Too bad electric vehicles aren’t all that powerful...

RFID tag system allows you to pay for your parking easily

08/03/2011, When it comes to entering paid car parks, sometimes the angle of the ticketing machine may be angled weirdly which will make it inconvenient for you to reach out and grab the ticket. Having to line up at the cashier or auto pay machine when you’re done...

Mayor of Vilnius uses a tank to crush illegally parked cars

08/02/2011, If you’re in charge of a country that has a major issue with following the road rules, especially when it comes to parking what do you do? Issue tickets that people can just pay off and continue breaking the law? Well, if you want to take things up...

GM’s EN-V to be ready in 10-15 years

08/01/2011, Are you looking forward to living the Jetson life in pod-like vehicles that drives itself? It appears that GM is taking a step towards that direction if you can remember when they unveiled the electric and autonomous pod-like vehicle last year. There have...