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Twill – A Personal Two-Wheel Car

Twill – A Personal Two-Wheel Car

Chris Tacklind, president of California based company Twill Tech is one of the competitors in this year’s “Create the Future” design contest. His invention is an intriguing commute car concept dubbed Twill “Wicked.” Twill is a green, all electric, personal ...

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Car-Key Phone

Car-Key Phone

Nissan, NTT DOCOMO, and Sharp have recently introduced a new development; a built-in intelligent car key implemented in a cellular phone. Although at the moment only a prototype exists, it is the first step towards further integration between mobile phones ...

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Honda Insight

Honda Insight

Honda recently unveiled “Insight” the company’s concept hybrid vehicle, at the 2008 Paris International Auto Show. The much anticipated Insight is a small, five-passenger vehicle meant to bring hybrid solutions to mainstream consumers and as Honda claims it will be ...

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Peugeot Magnet Uses Magnetic Energy

Peugeot Magnet Uses Magnetic Energy

“Peugeot Magnet”, designed by Tolga Metin from the United States, is one of the 29 finalists at the 5th Peugeot Design Contest. This year’s competition theme is “imagine the Peugeot in the worldwide megalopolis of tomorrow”. Metin’s Peugeot Magnet concept ...

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MoVille – A Compact Tear-Shaped Car

MoVille – A Compact Tear-Shaped Car

MoVille is a concept car invented by Woo-Ram Lee from France for the 2008 Peugeot Design Contest. This single-passenger vehicle is built out of unpainted biodegradable plastic, has artificial intelligence, and a zero-emission drive train. Designed to be as compact ...

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Peugeot Verde – A Size-Changing Car

Peugeot Verde – A Size-Changing Car

“Peugeot Verde”, designed by Michael Witus Schierup from Denmark, is one of the 29 finalists at the 5th Peugeot Design Contest. Michael’s Peugeot Verde is a green concept car designed to fit its changing environment by changing its size. It ...

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The 2010 Chevrolet Volt Unveiled

The 2010 Chevrolet Volt Unveiled

General Motors Corp, the world’s largest automaker, has recently unveiled the production version of the Chevrolet Volt, thus creating a new class of vehicles dubbed Extended-Range Electric Vehicle (E-REV). Unlike many other hybrid cars, the Chevy Volt uses electricity to ...

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Tesla Roadster – Electric Sports Car

Tesla Roadster – Electric Sports Car

Tesla Motors, a manufacturer and developer of electric vehicles, has created the Tesla Roadster, a fully electric sports car capable of going from 0 to 60 mph in less than 4 seconds. This 2-seat, open top, rear drive sports car ...

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Portwell PCS-8230 Car PC

Portwell PCS-8230 Car PC

The California based Portwell Incorporation has recently announced the PCS-8230, a micro sized PC running Intel’s new Atom processor. The new PC is designed to be used in a car, offering multimedia capabilities along other computer-related features. It could be ...

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Cars that Talk

Cars that Talk

The European Commission has recently decided to reserve, across Europe, part of the radio spectrum for smart vehicle communications systems. The decision is part of the commission’s overall fight against road accidents and traffic jams, and the hope is that ...

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