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Break dancing tractors on the streets of China

01/11/2011, If you’ve been impressed with cars popping wheelies and driving around with just two wheels impresses you, you haven’t seen anything yet. How does the idea of a dancing tractor sound to you? Insane? That was what we thought as well, but not...

Ego-Kits E-powered Downhill Bike Kit

01/11/2011, Nobody said that going green was going to be easy, and if you live in San Francisco, the hilly areas might just prove too much for your calf muscles to endure cycling up and down those killer hills each day. Why not get a little bit of outside help with...

Wheelchair to become more accessible across terrain

01/11/2011, Battlefield technology is once again brought to everyday use, this time with the wheelchair as the object in focus. Terrain sensing control systems that were specially designed for the guidance of autonomous vehicles on the battlefield are being...

Denso Passenger Eye prevents tired drivers from crashing

01/10/2011, It’s 3 am and you still have 3 more hours of driving ahead of you before you get home from an interstate trip with your family. Your eyelids feel heavy, and you start to doze off. Your car starts to slowly drift into the next lane and you hear the...

Porsche 918 RSR hybrid racecar unveiled

01/10/2011, Palindrome time! The North American International Auto Show in Detroit sees Porsche unveil their spanking new 918 RSR hybrid racecar, which is capable of churning out more than two thirds the horses of the stock Bugatti Veyron, hitting a peak performance...

Audiovox brings Blu-ray to the road

01/10/2011, Audiovox intends to bring high definition entertainment to the road with their latest automotive Blu-ray player, the AVDBR1. Out later this spring for $349, the AVDBR1 will usher in a new era of in-car entertainment by offering HDMI, composite and...

Hyundai Blue Link telematics platform makes driving dumber

01/08/2011, [CES 2011] Yeah, you read that right – the Blue Link telematics platform from Hyundai is definitely a new idea that might just change the way we drive our cars, but it might make driving much more enjoyable as well. Strangely enough, we do think it...

Hyundai Nuvis hails from outer space

01/08/2011, [CES 2011] This is another conceptual vehicle from Hyundai that seem to hail from some sort of alien planet, what with its organic looking insides and blue curved lines all over. Check out the gullwing style door, sporting breakthrough lithium polymer...

Audi A1 e-tron goes the distance

01/08/2011, [CES 2011] This is one prototype that we wish it would enter production, but according to the Audi showfloor people, this model is set to remain in the prototype stage forever. Bummer! We were extremely interested in the full LCD display dashboard that is...

Audi R8 e-tron wows the crowd

01/08/2011, [CES 2011] If you’re currently going through a middle age crisis and wish you had the wheels to back up your manliness, then chances are pretty good that you won’t go wrong with the Audi R8 e-tron. Just take a look at this puppy and you will need a...

Eton Road Torq should be compulsory in all vehicles

01/07/2011, [CES 2011] The problem with emergencies is you can never quite tell when they’re going to happen, which is why having a quick mind and a game plan prior to that is extremely important. Whenever you’re on the road, it is always good to know that there...

General Electric car charger might just usher in the future

01/07/2011, [CES 2011] General Electric continues their rich tradition and history of bringing the latest in the world of electronics to the market by showcasing a cool looking electric vehicle charger. What you see here is of the level two variety, and it costs...

eCoupled wirelessly charges your Tesla Roadster

01/07/2011, [CES 2011] Electric vehicles (EVs) are definitely a part of the future, but most folks don’t enjoy having to plug them in to charge. Of course, induction-charging technology is already available and Fulton Innovation is planning to use induction coils...

A ride in the GM EN-V electric vehicle

01/07/2011, [CES 2011] GM was demonstrating its EN-V electric vehicle (Electric-Networked electric vehicle). Although it won’t be fielded for many years or possibly a decade, this vehicle is part of a research project about the future of transportation in urban...