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Ford Intends To Build Long Range Electric Car

11/02/2014, An electric car is definitely worth looking into if you would want to do your part in helping to keep the earth green, not to mention lowering your monthly expenses with the fluctuating price of fuel. However, one of the bigger disadvantages of an...

ZelectricBug Brings The Old And New Together

10/30/2014, Like water and oil, old cars as well as all-electric drivetrains do not mix. Of course, this is but a general rule, and as we all know too well, rules are meant to be broken, as the saying goes, although this particular rule would only work best within...

Belt Scooter Helps You Get Around In A Novel Method

10/30/2014, When you have a particular product with a name like Belt Scooter, one can only sit back and scratch one’s head, wondering just what the heck it is. Well, as this particular name suggests, it might be a good idea to take things literally – at least...

Drivebot Could Be Your Car’s Fitbit

10/30/2014, Just when you think that wearable devices are meant for humans alone, with companies such as Fitbit rolling out devices for humans, along comes a new device for your car – which can be classified as a Fitbit for your four wheeler, so to speak. I am...

Flying Car That Actually Flies Unveiled By AeroMobil

10/30/2014, If Silicon Valley wants you to think that self-driving cars are the future then a startup based in Slovakia wants to prove them wrong. AeroMobil, the startup in question, unveiled a flying car at the Pioneers Festival in Vienna. Its not a concept, mockup...

Glowing Smart Cycle Lanes Could Debut In The UK

10/27/2014, The Netherlands has a “smart highway” that boasts of glow-in-the-dark road markings, and this particular idea has been pitched to folks living in the U.K. as a potential improvement so that cyclists themselves will be able to enjoy a safer environment...

Self-Driving Audi RS7 Hits Speeds of 149mph

10/20/2014, It is understandable why some people are a little concerned when it comes to self-driving cars. After all it basically means you’re giving up control of your vehicle and relying completely on hardware and software to function as it was intended, which...

Fujitsu Vehicle ICT Intends To Make Driving Safer

10/08/2014, [CEATEC 2014] They say never to reinvent the wheel, which is a good idea since I would not like to drive around on square-shaped wheels for sure. Having said that, what other aspects of a car could change to make our lives easier and safer while we are on...

Mercedes-Benz’s Future Truck 2025 Gets A Slight Visual Makeover

10/07/2014, Truck drivers are often asked to haul goods over long distances and usually have deadlines to meet, which means that many of them resort to staying up late at night in order to reach their destination in a timely manner. This also means that there are...

Siri Found To Increase Mental Distractions While Driving

10/07/2014, The idea of using hands-free kits or tools like voice assistants such as Siri is so that drivers can keep their eyes on the road while at the same time attending to phone calls or notifications without having to reach for their phone. In theory this...

Tesla To Soon Offer Certified Previously Owned Vehicles

10/07/2014, There is some understandable apprehension when it comes to buying used cars. After all you could end up buying a lemon, but Tesla is hoping to take away your fears by introducing a Certified Previously Owned program for Tesla Model S vehicles in the...

Sharp’s 360 View Camera Creates A Safer Parking Experience

10/06/2014, [CEATEC 2014] When it comes to parking your vehicle, most of us have got the formula down pat – be it reverse parking or parallel parking, it has all been boiled down to a single formula. Having said that, this does not mean that one will be able to...

TDK Works On Wireless Power Transfer Technology

10/06/2014, [CEATEC 2014] Earlier this April, TDK announced that they will be working alongside US-based WiTricity Corporation after getting into a licensing agreement with the latter where wireless power transfer technology is concerned. The whole idea of that...