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Uber Puts A Lid On Emergency Surge Pricing

07/09/2014, Ridesharing service Uber has been heavily criticized in the past for driving up prices during emergencies and disasters. Users were billed hundreds of dollars for short trips taken in New York City last winter when the snowstorms rolled in, similar...

BMW Looks At New Wireless Inductive Charging Technology

07/09/2014, While gas-powered vehicles still command majority of the vehicle sales figures out here, this does not mean the idea of electric vehicles as well as plug-in hybrids are not going to mount a fight. However, charging stations are still few and far in...

Transformer Stealth Aircraft Could Be A Reality

07/08/2014, It goes without saying that the military with the most advanced technologies would have an advantage in any war, although the terrain of battle might somewhat negate such advantages, ala in-city fighting. Well this does not do away with the fact that...

Stolen Tesla Model S Crashes And Burns After Being Cut In Half

07/06/2014, The Tesla Model S has come into the news before for wrapping itself around a utility pole, resulting in a temporary blackout for homes in the vicinity – which is pretty ironic for an electric car to cause such a thing to happen. Well, this time...

Network Rail Fine Could Fund Faster Wi-Fi On Trains

07/06/2014, It does seem as though we are unable to live without Wi-Fi hotspots in this day and age, never mind the fact that many of us already have some sort of data plan to go alongside our tablets and smartphones. Having said that, there is always no harm in...

Mercedes-Benz’s Future Truck 2025 Will Be Able To Drive Itself

07/06/2014, So we have heard of self-driving cars, but what about self-driving trucks? Well that’s a concept that Mercedes-Benz decided to demonstrate recently. Dubbed the Future Truck 2025, it’s basically a truck that is semi-able to drive itself, thus allowing...

New TSA Rule Requires Electronic Devices To Be Turned On

07/06/2014, The next time you are planning on boarding a flight to the US, you might want to ensure that your electronic devices have enough battery. This is not out of concern for your entertainment or enjoyment while on the flight, but rather a new security rule...

Self-Driving Truck Demonstrated

07/06/2014, If you’re apprehensive about sharing the road with a self-driving car then what you’re about to read next might not sit well with you. It turns out that in the future you might find yourself sharing the road with a full-fledged truck that...

Madrid Parking Meters Charge More For Gas Guzzlers

07/03/2014, The next time you drive to Madrid, Spain, it might be interesting to take note of the parking meter system throughout selected areas. After all, massive changes were made this week, where selected parking meters have been updated in order to charge the...

Audi To Replace Vehicle Springs With Springs Made From Fiberglass

07/03/2014, Typically when cars are heavier, more power is required to make them move, why is why drivers who are concerned about performance tend to swap out certain parts for lighter versions, like a carbon fiber bonnet, or getting rid of the rear passenger seats,...

LG Hooks Up With Android Auto

07/03/2014, It seems that Android Auto, an in-car operating system that Google calls their own, will be able to help bridge a gap between the Android-powered smartphone as well as your for wheeler, at least up to a certain level. This particular system is being...

Apple CarPlay Gets Eight New Partners

07/01/2014, The past week has been all about seamlessly incorporating our smartphones in our cars. Google unveiled Android Auto, a new platform which essentially casts the Android experience on the smartphone to a car’s in-dash screen. Soon after its...

Happiness Blanket Show Off Passengers’ Emotions

07/01/2014, If there is one thing that we humans have over robots, it would be this – emotions. Yes sir, our emotions do give us the extra dimension of being “human”, and it seems that British Airways are experimenting with blankets that have small LEDs...