Transportation

A Segway-like skateboard by Sony? Patent filed.

No real specifics, unless you want to wade through the murky waters that are patents. What is known is that  a patent (see link below) was filed by Sony and describes something that could be awesome, and it also has the possibility to fall flat on its face (or it could be you falling flat on your face if this ...

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Jaguar C-XF Concept: the new king of the jungle

If youre one of the lucky people who get to travel to the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, be sure to look at Jaguars new C-XF Concept after Fords Interceptor Concept and Toyotas FT-HS Hybrid Concept. Jaguar decided to go all out with this beautiful piece of machinery, breaking from the traditional Jaguar look. With a 4.2-liter supercharged ...

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Parking Meter Alarm: relieve yourself from parking tickets

There are 2 situations you never want to be in with a parking meter: first, when you get to one only to realize you have no quarters, and second, when you come back to your car, arms loaded with bags, only to find you got a parking ticket for being 5 minutes late. Whats great about the Parking Meter Alarm ...

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Ford looks to hit it big with the Mustang-based Interceptor Concept

Ford is set to unveil a new concept at the North American International Auto Show on January 7th: the Interceptor. This beast combines the power of the ever popular Mustang and the looks of a truck in a style not seen in Ford cars very often (or never). Even though the Interceptor is based on the Mustangs chassis, it is ...

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HUMMER electric bike? Contradiction #1

Ready for an inherit contradiction? Here you go: a Hummer electric bike. It cannot possible, it goes against everything HUMMER stands for (killing the ozone, looking rich…). There is no way that HUMMER made this, right? Well, yes, that is right because this is a homemake custom bike. This custom bike features the very powerful Cyclone electric motor to propel ...

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Armchair Cruisers: The future of lazy (and free) transportation

Some people are just so lazy that they put their laziness to good use and create something like the Armchair Cruiser, an environment-friendly, no fuel cost, and COMFORTABLE ride. It isn’t quite street legal, but it sure does look like a blast to ride, or at least to sit on. The Armchair Cruiser is being coined as a “FTOV” or ...

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Replace your Big Gulp with iPod Cup Holder FM transmitter

With so many iPod FM transmitters out there already, it must be really hard for companies to come out with new features; Trinity managed to pull it off with the Cup Holder FM transmitter. This transmitter is different from the others in that it holds your iPod in place in your cup holder while the others are letting your iPod ...

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Pimp your ride with Sony CDX-GT610U/CDX-GT616U CD tuner/changer controllers

Sony added to the GT lineup of car players with release of the CDX-GT610U/CDX-GT616U CD tuner/changer controllers. Connect many different audio sources to the USB-port on the controllers, making MP3, WMA, and AAC file types a breeze to play. If youre still kicking it old school with a CD player (its amazing that CD players are old school now), these ...

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Roadbox records your driving, 20 seconds of it, that is

When you wake up from a coma 28 days after a car accident, it might be a little difficult to remember all the details for your insurance claim. Did the raging drunken teenager hit or did you hit the innocent high schooler? Those little details could really change the amount of insurance money you receive. Thats where the Roadbox Accident ...

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Toyota gets back into sports cars with FT-HS Hybrid Concept

When Toyota halted the production of the supra, Celica, and MR2 Spyder, the future of Toyota sports cars enthusiasts seemed bleak. However, their ears perked back up again when Toyota revealed the new FT-HS Hybrid Concept. This new 2-door sports coupe is rumored to be unveiled at the North American International Auto Show on January 7th. The FT-HS is said ...

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