Transportation

Venturi Eclectic: The world’s first energy self-sufficient car

Venturi has announced its concept car, for now named Eclectic. A fully self-sufficient and autonomous energy vehicle that gets fuel from only natural occuring processes. The solar, wind, and electric powered Eclectic is being designed to make hybrid cars look like a truck with a broken exhaust pipe in comparison. With its 2.5 meters of photovoltaic cells, at least one ...

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Harman Kardon jumps on navigation bandwagon

Harman Kardon is known for its excellent audio equipment, so when they came out with the Guide + Play GPS-500 navigation system, some people were surprised. They were not trying to go all out with this player; its about equal with many other GPS systems out on the market. It can play audio and video, has a 4GB SD card, ...

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Ford looks to imitate the Jetsons with Airstream Concept

Who knows what Ford was thinking when they decided to design a car based on the old Airstream trailers, but they came out with the Airstream Concept anyways? This car is powered by a plug-in hydrogen fuel cell system call HySeries Drive. Whats ironic, however, is that Ford is actually going to use an electric motor as the main power ...

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Jeep unveils new Trailhawk Concept

Lets get it out there first that a few years back Jeep unveiled a concept called the Hurricane, which allowed all 4 wheels to turn independently, and that never hit production; well se how this one goes. Anyways, Jeeps new Trailhawk is looking to bridge the gap between their Jeep Wrangler unlimited and their Cherokee. The Trailhawk is meant to ...

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New JVC KD-NX5000 is all the media you need in a car

When JVC was working on the KD-NX5000, they were thinking about how to get the bragging rights for best in-car receiver. Where do we begin? Well, it is a DVD/CD receiver with a 3.5 inch monitor, so when youre in your car you can watch your favorite LOTR (when youre parked of course). JVC couldnt leave out a superb navigation ...

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Suzuki Flix Concept attempts to bring back drive-in movies

So today was the opening day of the Detroit Auto show, which has all of the biggest releases in the car world of the year, and Suzuki unveiled the Flix Concept. If you saw this car on the street, you would think its pretty normal looking, not counting the weird scoop looking thing on the roof. However, if you stopped ...

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Want to look like a 8-year-old? Rollies complete the job.

Have you seen all of the little kids running around stores and then stop running, but they continue in the direction they were going at the same speed? If so, they were wearing some shoes that have rollerskate type wheels in them. Maybe you don’t have these shoes, or maybe you don’t want to pay the extra $30 for the ...

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Wave down taxi with Taxi Hailer

Anyone who lives in a big city, or even has visited one, know how much it sucks to have to look for a taxi. They might be all around you, but not a single one seems to be available, or when every single one seems to pick up everyone on the street but you. Well a cabbie named Tony Brady ...

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Samsung’s new GPS Navigator, the STT-D370, connects to phone via Bluetooth

Samsung just released the STT-D370, a new GPS navigator in Korea that is the first of its kind; it connects to cellphones via Bluetooth. Oh, and it has Transport Protocol Experts Group (TPEG) and terrestrial DMB, but those aren’t as important as hooking up with your cellphone, obviously. This is supposed to be great because it allows someone to make ...

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Iqua Snake 2 Bluetooth phone looks like headgear for your car

Wow. If you want to look extremely strange… possibly like a robot, then the Iqua Snake 2 Bluetooth phone is definitely for you. As you can see, it is meant to connect in your car as a way to talk on your cellphone without using your hand to hold your phone against your ear. Please, don’t get us wrong, we ...

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