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Eyetracker might prevent future accidents by sleepy drivers

10/14/2010, Falling asleep behind the wheel is not funny at all, but many of us do take things for granted whenever we head out on a long road trip, by not getting enough rest before and hoping that some Dunkin’ Donuts and coffee should be adequate to see us...

Self-driving Taxi Picks You Up At The Press Of A Button

10/14/2010, We might not need to hire a driver if we’re too lazy to chauffer ourselves around town in the future. The smart folks over at Germany’s Freie University have demonstrated a self-driving taxi. The VW Passat in the video sports a laser, radar,...

Solar electric three-wheeler is very real

10/13/2010, New York artist Josh Hadar decided to color the world with his latest invention, the solar electric three-wheeler. Measuring a whopping 8.4 feet long, this three-wheeler is able to hit a rather impressive top speed of 45 mph, which can be pretty scary...

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...