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Category: Mobility

Students Build Chainsaw Powered Tricycle

Students Build Chainsaw Powered Tricycle
What do you do when you are a college student who wants to zip around campus, but don’t have speedy scooter? You do what these two Georgia Tech students in Atlanta did. They used their engineering skills to create the “chainsaw trike.”

Halfbike Can Fold Down and Go Anywhere with You

Halfbike Can Fold Down and Go Anywhere with You
The folks at Kolelinia have created a unique personal mobility device called the Halfbike. It is basically a pedal-powered scooter or standing tricycle that is compact and light, so you can take it anywhere with you.

Man Turns Car into Mario Kart 64 Controller

Man Turns Car into Mario Kart 64 Controller
One Chevrolet Volt owner has done something very cool with his car, turning the vehicle into an expensive controller for Mario Kart 64. Controlling the game involves using the steering wheel to steer, the accelerator and brakes, as well as the windshield wipers and flashing the headlights.

How to Trap an Autonomous Car

How to Trap an Autonomous Car
A performance artist has devised a simple way to trap unruly autonomous cars. A guy going by the name “stml” has done this by using the dotted and solid lines we all know for the streets we drive on each day.

Working Hoverbike Tested: From Russia with Love-itation

Working Hoverbike Tested: From Russia with Love-itation
Check out this crazy hoverbike test footage from Russia. This guy has only one thought: Don’t move my legs. Don’t move my legs. I love my legs. Please don’t let me lose my legs. What you’re looking at here is a brief indoor test flight of Russia-based Hoversurf’s latest creation.

Never Try Playing DOOM with Your Porsche 911

Never Try Playing DOOM with Your Porsche 911
Playing DOOM and driving may not be the safest thing to do. But according to software engineer Matt Swarthout a.k.a. Vexal, there is a way to actually play the game on the computer display of a Porsche 911, and using the car’s steering wheel, pedals, horn, and gear shifter to control the game.

Jaguar and Shell Let You Pay for Gas from Inside Your Car

Jaguar and Shell Let You Pay for Gas from Inside Your Car
Thanks to improvements in fuel efficiency, stops at the gas station continue to be less frequent occasions for many modern vehicles. But there’s still the process of getting out of the car, sticking your credit card in the machine, and hoping it works properly.

Chevrolet Bolt EV: An Automotive Design and Engineering Wonder

Chevrolet Bolt EV: An Automotive Design and Engineering Wonder
When the Chevy Bolt first burst onto the scene as a concept back in January 2015, I figured that it would be at least a few years out, given the promise of a fully-electric car that could drive over 200 miles on a charge, carry five passengers, and cost under $30,000 (after tax credits.)

Watch Different Fuels Ignite Inside a See Through Combustion Engine

Watch Different Fuels Ignite Inside a See Through Combustion Engine
At some point or another we have all imagined what the explosion inside of a combustion engine looks like. That’s because engines are fascinating, and you unfortunately can’t see inside of them while this is happening.

Honda Builds a Self-Balancing Motorcycle

Honda Builds a Self-Balancing Motorcycle
This unique motorcycle built by Honda is pretty cool. The company unveiled its Riding Assist technology at CES last week. It uses Honda’s robotics technology to keep the rider and bike upright and stable at low speeds.

Woman Turns Fiancé’s Car Into Giant Chicken Nugget

Woman Turns Fiancé’s Car Into Giant Chicken Nugget
Pimp My Ride was a show where vehicles were made into luxurious and often gaudy pimp-mobiles. Carjackers is a new UK show that is the opposite. They want to make each car as ugly and nasty as they can, like with this chicken nugget car.

Pac-Man Rickshaw Takes to the Streets of Tokyo

Pac-Man Rickshaw Takes to the Streets of Tokyo
If you are in Tokyo over the holidays there is something very cool that you will want to ride. It’s one of those rickshaws you sit in and the dude with massive leg muscles runs you around the city.

UPS Introduces Electric Trike Delivery: United Pedaling Service

UPS Introduces Electric Trike Delivery: United Pedaling Service
That is the shortest UPS truck that I have ever seen. That’s because it isn’t a truck at all. It’s more of a package delivery trike. This is one of UPS’ ways of addressing concerns about environmental sustainability, while easing traffic in urban areas.

Jetovator Watercraft Turned Into Star Wars Speeder Bikes

Jetovator Watercraft Turned Into Star Wars Speeder Bikes
You may have seen these Jetovator flying, water-powered jet ski things in videos in the past, but you’ve never seen them like this. With the help of an ample supply of duct tape, video wizard Devin Supertramp has turned them into some awesome Star Wars speeder bikes.

This Lexus Is Covered with 42,000 Programmable LEDs

This Lexus Is Covered with 42,000 Programmable LEDs
Check out this one-of-a-kind Lexus LIT IS. This unique version of the Lexus LS sports sedan is covered with 41,999 programmable LEDs. It can display animations, respond to hand gestures, even act as a giant visualizer for the music playing in the car.

LEGO Speed Champions Set Includes Ford GT40 and Ford GT

LEGO Speed Champions Set Includes Ford GT40 and Ford GT
Ford is teasing a new LEGO Speed Champions kit that lets you build up two iconic race cars that each won their class in the 24 Hours of Le Mans. The set includes the GT40 that won in 1966 and the 2016 Ford GT that won in 2016.

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