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New: Korean Anti Bird Robot

New: Korean Anti Bird Robot

anti-bird robotic ground vehicle (Credit: KBS) Two Korean manufacturers joined forces to create what might be the first ever anti-bird robotic ground vehicle. This robo-car uses loud sounds and a green laser to scare away birds endangering military and civilian ...

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Car Illumination that can Work Through Rain

Car Illumination that can Work Through Rain

Car’s headligths in the snow – illustration (Credit: Carnegie Mellon University) Naive illumination ((a) and (c)) versus fast reactive illumination ((b) and (d)) with the prototype running at 120Hz (system latency of 13ms) (Credit: Carnegie Mellon University) Driving through rain ...

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TireCheck Lite – App for your Tire’s Air Pressure

TireCheck Lite – App for your Tire’s Air Pressure

TireCheck Lite home screen A new Israeli start-up company developed a unique application for smartphones and mobile devices which can help you check tire pressure without having to bend down or get your hands dirty. Checking tire pressure is extremely ...

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HIRIKO – Collapsible Electric Citycar

HIRIKO – Collapsible Electric Citycar

The HIRIKO Citycar The HIRIKO Project is a tiny 2 seat car powered by an electric engine and capable of folding for storage/parking. The car which was originally conceived by researchers in the MIT-Media lab is now in final development ...

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Human-Electric Hybrid Car

Human-Electric Hybrid Car

HumanCar Inc. recently presented an innovative hybrid vehicle. Unlike most vehicles that have two power sources, this one combines electric power…with human power! Using mechanical cranks, up to four people can power it and steer it around. The manufacturer hopes ...

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Charging USB Devices on the Wall and in the Car

Charging USB Devices on the Wall and in the Car

Scosche Industries, located in California, has recently introduced an innovative charger for devices that draw power from USB ports. The new device, dubbed “powerFUZE”, can connect to either AC outlets or the common car jack, providing gadgets’ users constant power ...

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Toyota Plans 1/X Seaweed Car

Toyota Plans 1/X Seaweed Car

Toyota will be showcasing a new plug-in hybrid concept car called 1/X, made with seaweed, at this year’s Melbourne International Motor Show. Toyota is calling their newly developed plastic “Ecological Plastic” (EP), and the company is planning to increase use ...

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Shelby Ultimate Aero Electric Car

Shelby Ultimate Aero Electric Car

Shelby Super Cars (SSC) – a Washington-based manufacturer of high-end sports cars, has recently released the details of its “All-Electric Scalable Powertrain” (AESP) technology, which the company says will be incorporated into their flagship Ultimate Aero (UA) vehicle. The UA ...

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Audi’s Supercomputer

Audi’s Supercomputer

Audi has announced the implementation of a new ‘super-computer’ in their development department. Thanks to unique processing abilities, Audi’s researches can now analyze car crash models faster and better, thus improving their vehicles’ safety. According to the firm, the use ...

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Honda’s FC Sport

Honda’s FC Sport

Honda recently revealed the Honda FC Sport design study model, at the 2008 Los Angeles Auto Show. This three-seat car concept represents an ultra-low center of gravity sports car design that utilizes green construction techniques and existing V Flow fuel ...

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