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Tag: Car

Mr. Pac-Man Chevy Pimpmobile: Do Power Pills Count as Alternative Energy?

Mr. Pac-Man Chevy Pimpmobile: Do Power Pills Count as Alternative Energy?
Seen on the streets of southern Georgia, this Mr. Pac-Man car is definitely a looker. Actually, that’s Mr. Pac-Man to you, sir. This over-the-top red and yellow 1996 Chrevrolet Caprice is decked out with custom Pac-Man leather seats.

Robot Riding Shotgun: Aida the in-Car Robot Companion

Robot Riding Shotgun: Aida the in-Car Robot Companion
Developed by researchers at MIT’s SENSEable City Lab in cooperation with Audi, AIDA (Affective Intelligent Driving Agent) is a drivers’ companion that offers useful information while interacting in a “socially appropriate and informative way.” AIDA will be mounted on a car’s dashboard, where it’s “face” will be visible to the driver.

Toys for Big Boys: iPhone Remote Controls Honda Civic, Blackberry Remote Controls F1 Car

Toys for Big Boys: iPhone Remote Controls Honda Civic, Blackberry Remote Controls F1 Car
Man, these are smartphones indeed. The wise – and probably bored – folks at the University of Berlin made a one-of-a-kind iPhone app which they called iDriver, which allows them to control a Honda Civic via Wi-Fi.

Pcrides Dodge Charger Srt8 Desktop Pc Rolls Onto the Streets – Some Day

Pcrides Dodge Charger Srt8 Desktop Pc Rolls Onto the Streets – Some Day
When is a computer not a computer? Maybe when it’s a car. What you’re looking at here is a series of desktop computers modeled after the Dodge Charger SRT8. Why make a computer that looks like a car?

Pronto4 Strap-on Kit Converts Vehicles Into Real Life (Non-Transforming) Autobots

Pronto4 Strap-on Kit Converts Vehicles Into Real Life (Non-Transforming) Autobots
The Pronto4 strap-on kit from Utah-based Kairos Autonomi can turn any ordinary vehicle into an autonomous and unmanned one, able to follow waypoints and can go as fast as 90 mph. Of course, users also have the option to control their vehicles remotely.

Selfic Cube 7100: Like a Tiny Black Box Recorder for Your Car

Selfic Cube 7100: Like a Tiny Black Box Recorder for Your Car
Nobody wants to get in a car crash. But if you have the misfortune of ending up in a fender-bender – or worse, wouldn’t you like to have a video documenting the entire thing for insurance or legal purposes?

Parajet Skycar Now Available for Pre-Order, Governments May Need to Prepare Driving-Flying Licences

Parajet Skycar Now Available for Pre-Order, Governments May Need to Prepare Driving-Flying Licences
Why have I not read about this before? The ParaJet SkyCar, invented by Giles Cardozo, is the world’s first street legal FLYING CAR. As in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Flying Car, except that it uses a nylon “Paramenia Reflex” wing to control its flight.

Carwriting: Designers Track Car’S Movements to Make Iq Font

Carwriting: Designers Track Car’S Movements to Make Iq Font
Graphic designers Pierre Smeets and Damien Aresta, known collectively as pleaseletmedesign,  teamed up with professional race car driver Stef van Campenhoudt to…create a font. But hey, if you were given the choice between sitting in front of a computer all day and watching a pro racer trace Qs and Zs to make a font, you’d choose the latter too.

Mdi Air-Powered Car Gets Priced and Dated: Air Not Included

Mdi Air-Powered Car Gets Priced and Dated: Air Not Included
What would you say if I told you that your next car could run on air instead of gasoline, and that it would produce zero pollution? The MDI AIRpod might just bring that promise to reality when it hits the streets later this year.

Portable Pizza Oven Lets You Cook-a Nice-a Pizz-a Pie in a Moving Car

Portable Pizza Oven Lets You Cook-a Nice-a Pizz-a Pie in a Moving Car
How many times have you said to yourself: “I really, really wish I could cook a pizza while driving.” Well have I got something for you. The Porta-Pizza oven could be just what the doctor ordered.

Nissan Rock Mystery Vehicle – My Guess: Cars for Cats

Nissan Rock Mystery Vehicle – My Guess: Cars for Cats
The guys over at Yanko Design came across this mysterious miniature vehicle called ROCK. Created by Mexico City industrial designer Alberico J. Camacho, the ROCK dons a tiny Nissan logo, and looks something like an oversize bowling ball on wheels.

Tazzari Zero Tiny Electric Car Up for Bid on Ebay

Tazzari Zero Tiny Electric Car Up for Bid on Ebay
How’d you like to be the very first person in America to own this brand new electric car? The ZERO from Italy’s Tazzari Electric is getting set to hit U.S. shores by early 2010, and now there’s a chance for you to be the tooling around in this cute subcompact car before anyone else gets one.

Steampunk Camaro Could have Singlehandedly Saved the U.S. Auto Industry

Steampunk Camaro Could have Singlehandedly Saved the U.S. Auto Industry
When I came across this design for a retro-futuristic Chevy Camaro (aka the Steampunk Kamaro), I nearly lost my mind. Then I realized that it wasn’t real, and only a graphic rendering by artist John ‘Jazz’ Vernon.

Sparkfun’S Autonomous Vehicle Race: Autobots,Rollout! No, Not There! Get Back Here!

Sparkfun’S Autonomous Vehicle Race: Autobots,Rollout! No, Not There! Get Back Here!
Modder-friendly electronics company SparkFun Electronics recently held what they hope will be an annual event called the Autonomous Vehicle Competition, which is basically a race of proto-Autobots around one of SparkFun’s buildings. The contest was initially employees-only, but SparkFun realized it would be much more fun to have their customers join so that was what they did.

Breakdancing R/C Car Arrives Just in Time for Nobody to Care About Breakdancing

Breakdancing R/C Car Arrives Just in Time for Nobody to Care About Breakdancing
I’ve been waiting all my life for the day that somebody came up with a gadget that would finally combine my passions for radio-controlled race cars and breakdancing. That day has finally arrived. You can certainly drive this R/C car around the floor just like any other, but the real fun kicks in when you kick it into Breakin’ II Electric Boogaloo mode.

Gakken Mm Circuit Micro Race Car Drives Around the World to the Left

Gakken Mm Circuit Micro Race Car Drives Around the World to the Left
This diminutive race car from Japan does one thing really well – it drives around in a circle, over and over again. While it’s not quite as exciting as watching hillbillies turning left a NASCAR race (sarcasm), at least you get a front-row seat to this tiny little race whenever you want.

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