Tag Archives: cars

Stylish Laptop Case Made From Old Car Seats

Eco-friendly Uruguayan leathermaker Begoodesigns has found a use for old car seats. They’re making swank laptop cases using recycled auto upholstery. Begood’s bags don’t just protect the environment, they also guard your precious computer. Inside the bags, there’s a soft lining made from padded car seat fabric. With it’s classic leather luggage styling, this recycled laptop bag is a major ...

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San Francisco To Get Smart Parking Spaces

Not everyone wants to solve their parking problems by sacrificing their dignity and squeezing into one of those tiny urban cruiser cars. Luckily for San Francisco residents, the city is stepping in to try and help them avoid the parking crunch. As part of a $95.5 million program called SFPark, 6,000 of San Francisco’s 24,000 metered parking spaces are being ...

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Volkswagen 2028 Concept Vehicles

Car companies are trying every day to get our minds off of high gas prices and onto things like alternative fuels and concept designs. Volkswagen is the latest car manufacturer to release a slew of concept renderings and this time, it’s a blast from the….future? These three vehicles are supposed to be what cars will look like in the year ...

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Geartop Coffee Table

Now this is just a longshot but I think that designer Dale Mathis might be into cars. I mean I’m no expert but I would imagine that a coffee table full of car parts and metal would appeal to the automobile enthusiast. The gears move in continuity together as you sit on your couch, eyes gazing down upon pound after ...

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Infectious Car Murals

I’m sure the gas mileage you get in that ’94 Accord is breathtaking but it really needs to get jazzed up a little. Your car is like a second home, so why not decorate it like one? Infectious has got the top graffiti artists coming up with (surprisingly) low-priced designs that will have chicks hopping into your front seat faster ...

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The Burnout Machine

Ever seen a radical car do a crazy burn out in the movies? It seems Steven Laurie was big on watching that kind of stuff. So big that he decided to make his very own Burnout Machine. It looks like a moving dolly mixed with a lawnmower to be quite honest. The machine works by powering it up and revving ...

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Dude Cuts Car In Half to Fight the Law

Don’t go pissing off Ian Taylor anytime soon. The Tredworth native has sawn his car in half with an angle-grinder after law enforcement put a boot on his car. Taylor claims just a small part of his back tire was sticking out of the driveway and was on the sidewalk, which is what prompted police to fine him. Not happy ...

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Jet Powered Minivan: Soccer Moms Are Just Getting Desperate

Rule one of being a soccer mom: get the carpool to practice on time. If you fail at that, you just aren’t a true soccer mom. The Jet Turbine Powered Minivan not only gets your kids to practice on time, but most likely gets them there a few hours early while incinerating all of the cars which fall behind in ...

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Safe Turn Gives Bikers A Blink

Cycling is in the midst of a come back. With environmental fears and urban build-up making cars seem less and less like a smart transportation option, bikes are the choice of many city dwellers. The problem is that there are still way more cars than bikers, putting cyclists at risk of being run down by some disgruntled rush hour driver ...

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Sony CMOS Camera Made For Cars

Sony has developed a CMOS camera to be integrated into the Nissan “around view monitor”, which displays an overhead view of a vehicle with four cameras video system. The 23.4 23.4 21.7mm camera will offer 1.3 MP, 30 frame rate per second, with a 186.2 view in a horizontal direction and 147 in a vertical direction. We guess ...

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