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Nation-E Reveals Battery-powered Hummer H1

10/13/2010, Hummers generally give folks the impression of a gas-guzzling and pollution-spreading machine. Now Nation-E is trying to change the public perception of the vehicle with the introduction o the Hummer H1, a vehicle that features a 60KW battery, enabling it...

Concept: Meo Auto Pet For The Future

10/12/2010, You probably don’t look at your car as a pet, but a concept car dubbed the Meo might be able to function as a giant automotive pet. The Meo is small and compact, offering a front door which can be lifted in order for the driver to get in and out of...

Lexus develops monstrous driving simulator

10/12/2010, Just like guns, cars don’t kill people, but those behind the wheel do if they aren’t too careful with the awesome amount of power and responsibility held in their hands (and pressed by their foot). Lexus aims to make roads a much safer place...

GM’s Voltec EV Charging Station May Set You Back $2000

10/07/2010, Electric vehicle fans will be happy to hear that GM has just announced its own 240V Voltec home charger, getting into the game of Volt-compatible EV chargers. The good news is that the unit will only set you back $490, but the downside is that GM...

Mercedes Benz also jumps aboard iPad dock bandwagon

10/06/2010, Mercedes Benz aims to be a joy-killer (hello, BMW!) by throwing in iPad docks into their range of vehicles sometime in the near future in order to keep up with its Bavarian rivals. The iPad dock will be located on the headrest, allowing back seat drivers...

Singapore Airlines to offer Wi-Fi connectivity as well

10/06/2010, Singapore Airlines (SIA), the national airlines of Singapore (how obvious is that), has just announced that they will be introducing a new in-flight connectivity system that will have its roots in Immarsat’s SwiftBroadband in a collaboration with...

Mobile Wind Turbine is a wind harvester on wheels

10/04/2010, Solar power might be the more popular mode of renewable energy at the moment, but that doesn’t mean wind-powered turbines ought to remain out of the spotlight. How about this Mobile Wind Turbine concept by Pope Design that has the proverb, “If...

Demon UAV flies sans flaps

10/04/2010, The Demon UAV will boast a first – we’re looking at an aircraft that flies without any flaps, where it will “control its elevation using jets of air; the plane works by manipulating the air that flows immediately next to its skin, rather...

Tang wind-powered catamaran

10/04/2010, Who says that going hybrid is meant for vehicles on the road only? How about those that traverse the seven seas? We’re looking at this wind-powered catamaran known as Tang, where its lithium-ion battery will be juiced by wind as auxiliary power...

Takht Lahori zero emission bus concept

10/04/2010, Pakistani designer Ali Murtaza has come up with a new zero emission bus concept for the “My City” scholarship competition of Instituto Europeo di Design’s School of Transportation Design. Calling it the Takht Lahori, this zero emission...

Sirius XM Snap! Offers Easy Satellite Radio

09/30/2010, The Sirius XM Snap! accessory that was sighted at the FCC recently has gone official, offering you a simple in-car satellite radio receiver that can be easily installed by just plugging it into your vehicle’s power port. The good news is that you...

Concept: Jaguar C-X75 Electric Supercar

09/30/2010, While electric cars are definitely eco-friendly, they aren’t often drool-worthy, since the focus is on being green and eco-friendly. The concept C-X75 from Jaguar is aiming to change that impression, though, as it’s an electric supercar that...