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Update your Facebook status in a Mercedes-Benz

02/07/2012, The Mercedes-Benz is one luxury vehicle that shows the world you “have arrived” at your station in life, but there is a new feature introduced in the upcoming SL class models that has gained its fair share of detractors – as it enables...

BMW self-driving car prototype demonstrated on a freeway

02/03/2012, Google might have their own driverless car (which has gotten into an accident before, by the way), but German automaker BMW is working on the first fully automated car, where their prototype is capable of automated driving without the need for any driver...

Hybrid XSeed concept vehicle looks pretty sporty

02/02/2012, We’ve seen hybrid vehicles like the Toyota Prius and Honda Insight before, but this hybrid XSeed concept vehicle by designer Marcos Beltrao seems to have taken it one step further. The XSeed concept appears to have married the idea of an electric buggy...


Renault Fluence Z.E. is London’s first zero-emission cab

02/02/2012, Driving in the city usually isn’t a pleasant experience. Due to the city being the hub for major shopping outlets, businesses, restaurants and etc, traffic tends to be congested and most of the time you end up burning fuel unnecessarily. The good news...

Embedded road coils to juice up moving vehicles and improve GPS

02/01/2012, They say that wireless charging is the future, but wireless charging for vehicles is still in its infancy, especially when you consider the small number of electric cars sold to date. Still, we can always wish for a brighter future where electric cars are...

Smartphone game from Buick simulates fuel efficient driving

01/31/2012, Back in the days where we did not really have to bother about escalating fuel costs, and the capacity of the engine was not an issue to us simply because of cheap fuel, video games also somewhat reflected that fact – racing games saw us putting the...

Overade folding bike helmet is convenient

01/31/2012, If you ride a bicycle, you probably understand how annoying it can get to carry a helmet around if you’re afraid of it getting stolen when you leave it outdoors with your vehicle. Well, the folks over at Agency 360 have come up with an invention...

Nichio Maru car carrier goes green

01/30/2012, Cars have gone green with the recent introduction of hybrids and fully electric models over the past decade, but what about ships that sail the seven seas? Large cargo freighters are, after all, one of the major sources of CO2 emissions around the globe,...

Boxx electric bicycle sets futuristic precedent

01/30/2012, When you first set your eyes on the Boxx electric bicycle, surely you must be wondering what kind of strange suitcase this is, and who the heck would want to use something like this to carry their luggage around in? Well, first of all, the Boxx is an...

BMW X6 Sports Activity Coupé sees a refresh

01/27/2012, If you’re in the market for a new car and you’ve got the cash to spare, you might want to take a look at BMW’s X6 “Sports Activity Coupé”. The company originally launched the vehicle back in 2008 and this would be the vehicle’s first refresh...

Mayumi Special Nissan Infiniti Q45 at Tokyo Auto Salon 2012

01/27/2012, Now here is a car that you would definitely pause for a moment just to get a closer look – the ‘Mayumi Special’ Nissan Infiniti Q45 that is currently paraded at the Tokyo Auto Salon 2012. This is one car which is guaranteed to have...

Hiriko self-folding electric car rolls out in Spain

01/25/2012, Here is a prelude to what could very well be a future that sees Transformers-like vehicles roam our roads, although we will not be having robots rampaging through our streets anytime soon. Spain intends to produce an electric car known as the Hiriko...

BMW looks at touch sensitive smart fabrics

01/25/2012, BMW is one of the German automakers that have stirred the hearts while keeping pulses racing with their range of vehicles. Of course, they have had their fair share of misses, but those are rare and few in between amidst all the hits. It is still the...