Pininfarina builds a drone

Most of you know about Pininfarina, but whenever you hear the name, you tend to think about extremely beautiful cars that also tend to cost a pretty penny. Well, now the name Pininfarina is also associated with a remote controlled drone. With a cost of €1.500, this is by far the cheapest product that Pininfarina [...]

Exhaust heat will charge your batteries in the future

A big chunk of new technologies developed for the automotive industry is directed at fuel efficiency and a overall more economical driving. Now, a new material promises to use exhaust heat to generate electricity, both cheaply and with a better efficiency than previous techs. The whole secret lies in tetrahedrite, a grey to black mineral [...]

2015 Toyota FCV Publicly Displayed in Colorado

The Aspen Ideas Festival taking place in Colorado, has welcomed the newly 2015 Toyota FCV, after the model was first presented in Europe just last week. The FCV model (Fuel Cell Vehicle) is now ending up in our news again, this time with the occasion of the official unveil in the United States. What`s interesting [...]

Audi presents the Traffic Light Recognition feature

It seems that every other new tech incorporated into a car is either related to safety or fuel efficiency. The Traffic Light Recognition feature from Audi is in the latter category, and while we can appreciate any step towards a cleaner environment, these techs seem to take it slightly too far. While the name of [...]

World’s first functional truck made of ice

With the winter already making a strong presence in various parts of the world, cars start to exhibit various ails due to low temperature. One particular worry is the battery, which can render the vehicle unusable if it can’t stand up to the rigors of weather. But low temperature is not a problem for the [...]

Metalsport 32 inch wheel

In every domain, there are those that like to push the limits, and while most of the time, the results are ludicrous or at least far ahead of their time, sometimes they manage to shoot to the top thanks to their vision. Such seems to be the ideology of Metalsport, which deemed necessary they build [...]

OGeco transmission

When it comes to high performance vehicles, the biggest challenge engineers face is not producing enough power, but rather putting that power to use safely. To this end, builders tend to give more thought to transmission and wheels than the power plant itself. Recently Oerlikon Graziano came forward with a brand new six speed transmission [...]

More details on the Devel Sixteen revealed

When it was first presented to the world at the Dubai Motor Show, the Devel Sixteen supercar was thought to be either a bad joke, or a clueless exercise in futility. But recently, the developer Rashid Al-Attari released a bit more information, raising some questions among the skeptics. First off, it seems that the machine [...]

Lit Motors patents stabilization system for the C1

With streets growing more and more clogged with vehicles, manufacturers are shifting their attention to bikes or other alternatives. Not long ago, Lit Motors presented a two wheel vehicle that comes with the promise to change the way we move. Recently the company patented the stabilizing mechanism on the C1 model, while also releasing a [...]

Concept 1865 bike

One look at the new project from BASF and ding3000, and you will immediately think back to the beginnings of the bike. But while the huge front wheel might feel a bit retro, the Concept 1865 is quite the high tech machine. It sports a 250W motor that assists the rider with pedaling, while also [...]

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