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Category: Mobility

Nissan’s High-Tech 3-Banger Puts out 400hp in an 88 Pound Package

Nissan’s High-Tech 3-Banger Puts out 400hp in an 88 Pound Package
One of the cool things about motorsports is that you can count on some of the tech you see at the race track today making it to production cars of tomorrow. I really hope that holds true for the awesome engine that Nissan has shown off that will power the ZEOD RC racing car during the 24 Hours of Le Mans, when it’s not running on battery power.

Onewheel Is a Self-balancing Electric Skateboard

Onewheel Is a Self-balancing Electric Skateboard
Is the Segway just not doing it for you? Maybe you want a Segway that is a bit more sporty and youthful. The Onewheel may be just what you are looking for.
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Ford Using Oculus Rift for VR Vehicle Simulations

Ford Using Oculus Rift for VR Vehicle Simulations
I’ve had a few opportunities to play with the Oculus Rift head-mounted VR display over the last year or so, but most of the demonstrations I’ve tried have focused on gaming applications. On the other hand, Ford is using this technology to help designers visualize the interiors and exteriors of new vehicles.

2015 Corvette Performance Data Recorder Ditches the GoPro

2015 Corvette Performance Data Recorder Ditches the GoPro
If you have never been to a track day where you take your car and drive on a real racetrack, you may not know that GoPro cameras are as common as drivers at the events. People like to record the track antics for a lot of reasons.

Supersonic Private Jet to Cruise at Mach 1.6

Supersonic Private Jet to Cruise at Mach 1.6
Unless you are a billionaire playboy or a business magnet of some sort, odds are you fly Coach like the rest of us when you travel by air. For the well-heeled, it’s First Class all the way, but for the really rich it’s private jets.

Keep Your Eyes on the Road

Keep Your Eyes on the Road
While today's vehicles have integrated GPS, satellite audio, and even mobile apps, they're only the tip of the high-tech iceberg. Let's take a look at some amazing high-tech ideas which could find their ways to our cars in the not-too-distant future.

Ford Shows off Lighting Lab That Can Simulate Full Sunlight

Ford Shows off Lighting Lab That Can Simulate Full Sunlight
I’ve owned a few cars over the years that had shiny bits in the interior that would glare right in my eyes at certain times of the day. It was very irritating. Ford wants to eliminate that problem and has a slick rig that it uses to simulate the outdoors for use in testing its vehicle interiors.

This Full-size LEGO Car is Powered by Air

This Full-size LEGO Car is Powered by Air
LEGO expert Raul Oaida and Steve Sammartino have built themselves the stuff of childhood dreams for many LEGO builders. I know I wanted to build a full-size car I could drive around the neighborhood more times than I can count.

Snolo Carbon Fiber Sled Hasn’t Got a Motor, But It Sure Looks Fast

Snolo Carbon Fiber Sled Hasn’t Got a Motor, But It Sure Looks Fast
Snowmobiles are fun and fast, but when you just want to get down a big snow-covered hill, there’s nothing like a sled. If you’re the kind of speed freak that enjoys going 40mph downhill, then this sled might be for you.

Zero FX Stealthfighter Motorcycle: All Electric Means All Good

Zero FX Stealthfighter Motorcycle: All Electric Means All Good
I recently purchased a Supermoto, and I have to say that I’m having lots of fun. All that fun would probably be multiplied by ten if it was an all-electric bike. Check out the Zero FX Stealthfighter motorcycle, which can basically go anywhere, all without sipping a drop of fossil fuel.

Ford’s Obstacle Avoidance Tech Safely Steers You out of Harm’s Way

Ford’s Obstacle Avoidance Tech Safely Steers You out of Harm’s Way
While I’m not all that crazy about the idea of fully-autonomous vehicles, I do think that some of the technology which is emerging from related research and development efforts could definitely help with vehicle safety. Take for example, this new obstacle avoidance system that Ford is working on.

Win Races Greenly with Voxman Wattman, The Most Powerful Electric Motorcycle

Win Races Greenly with Voxman Wattman, The Most Powerful Electric Motorcycle
Have you ever wanted to ride a motorcycle that’s basically made up of a big electric battery, a hefty motor and two wheels popped on the bottom? Well, the Voxman Wattman won’t win any beauty competitions, but you’ll laugh all the way to the finish line, as you blow your competition away, all with zero emissions.

Researchers Find Massive Lost Japanese WWII Submarine Near Hawaii

Researchers Find Massive Lost Japanese WWII Submarine Near Hawaii
There is nothing cool about war in the real world, but I am a fan of movies and stories about what went on during WWII. I’ve seen more than a few movies that show submarines used in WWII.

Cadillac Elmiraj Concept Car Made Possible by 3D Scanning Tech

Cadillac Elmiraj Concept Car Made Possible by 3D Scanning Tech
I’ve always wondered exactly how modern concept cars are actually designed. In years past, artists went to work with clay and molded the shape of a car by hand. I assumed that most of this process was now done with computers.

Polaris Sportsman ATV Will Never Get a Flat

Polaris Sportsman ATV Will Never Get a Flat
If you’ve ever had a flat tire on your motorcycle, scooter, or ATV, you know how helpless you can feel. Stuck in the middle of nowhere, with no help coming, especially if you’re stuck somewhere without cell service.

2015 Nissan GT-R Nismo: Mo Power, Handling and Speed

2015 Nissan GT-R Nismo: Mo Power, Handling and Speed
I’ve always been a fan of factory-modified cars (meaning that all mods are under warranty) – especially when they blow away more expensive, luxury sports cars. I love cars like the Subaru WRX STi and the Nissan GT-R.
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