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Electric Car Breaks 200 mph Barrier, Sets New World Land Speed Record

Electric Car Breaks 200 mph Barrier, Sets New World Land Speed Record

Electric cars are now getting high speed and making new records. Lately, some engineering students from Brigham Young University (BYU) have made an electric car that has broken 200 mph barrier and set a new land speed record.

By On September 21, 2014 Respond
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Toyota Unveiled Two New Cars, Kids Can Customize The Hood

Toyota Unveiled Two New Cars, Kids Can Customize The Hood

Last year, Toyota unveiled kid-friendly conceptual car Camatte. And this at the International Tokyo Toy show, Toyota has unveiled two new cars to that Camette family – Camatte57s and Camatte57s Sport. The best thing about these cars is kids can even customize the hood, thanks to LID-lit concept.

By On June 16, 2014 Respond
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[Breaking] Tesla Opens Up Its Electric Car Technology Patents To Everyone

[Breaking] Tesla Opens Up Its Electric Car Technology Patents To Everyone

Over the years, Tesla Motors has repeatedly demonstrated that it’s like no other auto company in terms of innovation an design. Now, the company is making yet another unprecedented move by opening up its patents to everyone.

By On June 13, 2014 Respond
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University of Michigan Will Soon Open Automated Vehicle Test Facility

University of Michigan Will Soon Open Automated Vehicle Test Facility

Imagine an entire city with roads, street signs, pedestrians, bicycles, parked cars and buildings, all meant to test drive automated vehicles. That is precisely what Mobility Transformation Facility at University of Michigan is. The 32-acre facility will open for vehicle testing this fall.

By On June 6, 2014 Respond
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Semi-Robotic Trucks May Help Save Fuel

Semi-Robotic Trucks May Help Save Fuel

Trucks are one of the key modes of transport across large distances for any business dealing in cargo. A new semi-robotic system was recently tested in Nevada with the results promising that it can significantly cut down fuel costs.

By On June 5, 2014 Respond
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Microjoule: The Car That Travels 25,000 Miles With Just £15 Of Fuel

Microjoule: The Car That Travels 25,000 Miles With Just £15 Of Fuel

Shell Eco-Marathon contests are meant to encourage innovation in clean and fuel-friendly vehicles. In European leg of the contest, a car named ‘Microjoule’ won the top slot for its ability to cover a whopping 25,000 miles on £15 of fuel.

By On May 31, 2014 Respond
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GF7 – A New Conceptual Car That Will Be Able To Fly In Air With A Speed Of 550 MPH

GF7 – A New Conceptual Car That Will Be Able To Fly In Air With A Speed Of 550 MPH

It’s been hearing that round that Greg Brown and Dave Fawcett are working on a new conceptual car called GF7 that comes with fabulous design and a lot of high-tech features. This car will be able to fly in the air with a speed of 550 mph (885 km/h).

By On May 29, 2014 Respond
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Google’s Self-Driving Cars Can Spot Pedestrians And Understand Cyclists’ Gestures

Google’s Self-Driving Cars Can Spot Pedestrians And Understand Cyclists’ Gestures

Google’s self-driving cars may have been out of the news for a while but that’s only because the company has been quietly working on them. The search giant has been perfecting these self-driving cars in a busy city street scenario, and they can now spot pedestrians and understand cyclists’ gestures.

By On April 29, 2014 Respond
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Apple To Announce Volvo, Mercedes-Benz And Ferrari As Launch Partners For ‘iOS In The Car’

Apple To Announce Volvo, Mercedes-Benz And Ferrari As Launch Partners For ‘iOS In The Car’

Apple has been closely working with a number of top auto vendors. Now, the company is expected to formally announce Mercedes-Benz, Volvo and Ferrari as its official partners for the upcoming ‘iOS in the car’ project.

By On March 3, 2014 Respond
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Renault Making A Conceptual Car, It Packs A Drone Inside Its Roof

Renault Making A Conceptual Car, It Packs A Drone Inside Its Roof

French multinational vehicle manufacturer Renault has made a conceptual car called Kwid. The specialty of this car is there is a drone inside its roof that can come out and fly, and warns the driver about traffic jams on the road ahead.

By On February 27, 2014 Respond
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This $20 Device Can Hack Any Smart Car!

This $20 Device Can Hack Any Smart Car!

Smart cars are becoming increasingly common as more and more auto vendors use built-in computer systems in their vehicles. Security researchers have now devised an iPhone-sized $20 device which can essentially hack into any smart car.

By On February 9, 2014 Respond
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Nissan’s 400 Bhp Engine Fits Inside A Small Bag

Nissan’s 400 Bhp Engine Fits Inside A Small Bag

Normally, small engine size corresponds directly to a lower output. This is certainly not the case with Nissan’s new 400 bhp engine which is small enough to fit inside carry-on luggage and yet offers an extraordinary amount of power.

By On February 4, 2014 Respond
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Vespa 150 TAP Is A Light-Weight, Battle-Ready Scooter

Vespa 150 TAP Is A Light-Weight, Battle-Ready Scooter

Vespa is one of the scooter brands which once commanded a huge following around the globe. A look back at the history of Vespa reveals some surprising models, for instance the Vespa 150 TAP which was a battle-ready Vespa model, meant to be dropped by a parachute.

By On February 3, 2014 Respond
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Mark Zuckerberg Buys A Mk6 GTI Car, Receives A Present From Volkswagen With Video

Mark Zuckerberg Buys A Mk6 GTI Car, Receives A Present From Volkswagen With Video

Earlier we have seen Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg buying four houses adjacent to his home in Palo Alto. And lately, Zuckerberg has bought a Volkswagen Mk6 GTI car for him. In appreciation to that, Volkswagen (VW) has sent him a present and made a video about it.

By On January 26, 2014 Respond
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Thorium-Powered Car That’ll Run 100 Years Using Only 8 Ounces Of Thorium Is Still A Dream!

Thorium-Powered Car That’ll Run 100 Years Using Only 8 Ounces Of Thorium Is Still A Dream!

Connecticut-based Laser Power Systems (LPS) is trying to make thorium-powered cars that would run nearly 100 years by using 8 ounces of thorium. Although the company has seen a bit light, but the project is still in dream stage.

By On January 24, 2014 Respond
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