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Signal Lock LED warning light concept

12/13/2010, The Signal Lock LED warning light concept is an interesting take on what most of us take for granted with our cars. After all, it is safe to say that most cars, if not all, already come with a warning light of sorts in case you need to stop at the...

NYC gets Allianz 4000, a hybrid street sweeper

12/13/2010, Residents of the Big Apple who rise early will soon be able to see the Allianz 4000 hybrid street sweeper hit the, er, streets. This is touted to be the world’s first hybrid street sweeper, where it will have a 200 horsepower diesel engine that is...

Golf cart gets 100 horsepower boost

12/13/2010, What happens when you take something as slow as a golf cart and soup it up? No, we don’t mean up to muscle car status with the option of a nitro boost, but rather, adding another 100 horses of power. Mac McAlpine managed to do so by tinkering around...

World’s First Nissan Leaf Delivered

12/13/2010, It’s taken some time to arrive and now it’s finally here. We’re talking about the arrival of the Nissan Leaf electric vehicle. The first unit was purchased by Olivier Chalouhi from the San Francisco Bay Area and the vehicle will be...

Solar Roadways project offer glimpse of a greener future

12/12/2010, Solar energy is extremely abundant the world over, and it remains to be seen how us humans will utilize it according to the best of our ability with the technology we have. The Solar Roadways project intends to make solar roof panels obsolete if...

SARTRE proposed road train system introduces auto-drive cars

12/12/2010, We know for a fact that the male mind is a poor multi-tasker, but women who are far more capable in this department too must realize that there are limitations to their multi-tasking abilities, even more so when it comes to driving since not only your...

scala rider G4 PowerSet unveiled

12/10/2010, Cardo Systems has just announced the spanking new scala rider G4 PowerSet – obviously, you can’t really tell what it is right from the name itself, but fret not, as we have an explanation for the average Joe on the street. The scala rider G4...

Droplet Traffic Light Concept

12/09/2010, The Droplet Traffic Light concept looks like your standard traffic light, but it makes good use of the back of itself. The inactive side of the traffic light is used to display news blurbs and weather conditions. Sounds like something to do for folks who...

Innowattech IPEG PAD Harvests Energy From Passing Trains

12/08/2010, Israel’s Innowattech had previously tested piezoelectric energy generators that can produce renewable energy from passing cars on the highway and now the company has moved to incorporate a similar product on trains. The company is planning the...

Robotic Road Trains Electronically Link Cars Together

12/08/2010, The European Union’s Safe Road Trains for the Environment (Sartre) is moving from concept to a reality in a move that will probably bring a smile to motorists who aren’t fond of driving. This design aims to link cars headed in the same...

Grow A Mercedes Biome Concept Car

12/03/2010, We know all about growing pumpkins for Halloween and such, but what about growing a Mercedes Benz? We’re talking about the Biome, a strange concept car that is designed to be grown from seeds. The designers envision this lab-grown car being made...

TRON Helmet Up For Purchase To Go With Your Lightcycle

12/03/2010, This helmet isn’t going to have the kids on your street cowering in fear anytime soon, but if you’re a die-hard TRON fan and want to make it known while you’re still riding a bike, then this is a cheap way to do so. It doesn’t look...

Street-legal TRON Lightcycle Costs $55,000

12/01/2010, With TRON: Legacy just around the corner, it’s not surprising to see that everybody is getting hyped up over the movie, especially the iconic lightcycles. We’ve seen a street-legal version going for $35,000 before and now folks have come up...

M55 Hybrid Bike helps you when you’re at the end of your rope

11/23/2010, So you’ve taken up cycling as a sport to lose weight, but somehow you might just have pushed yourself a wee bit too far during the current leg, which means you’re all out of juice. Good thing you’re on the M55 Hybrid Bike though, as this...