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Tag: Car

Batman Car Booster Seat: The Car Seat Your Child Deserves

Batman Car Booster Seat: The Car Seat Your Child Deserves
A lot of parents find it difficult to strap their kids into the car seat because, well, the kids don’t really want to be strapped in for the ride in the first place. Safety comes first though, so the car seat is a non-negotiable issue. One thing parents can do,…

Renault Twizy Sport F1 Electric Concept: The City Car Has Never Been This Fast

Renault Twizy Sport F1 Electric Concept: The City Car Has Never Been This Fast
From time to time, I wish I had one of those tiny city cars that could park almost anywhere, because it would make living in the city a lot easier. However, most of the time, these tiny cars are a bit boring to drive because of their lackluster performance. Renault…
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Flash Rods Get Souped up with USB 3.0 under the Hood

Flash Rods Get Souped up with USB 3.0 under the Hood
We’ve talked about Flash Rods flash drives that look like toy cars several times over the years. My favorite continues to be the Back to the Future DeLorean. The company has offered several other versions of its vehicular flash drives over the years and they’ve all had USB storage of…

2013 Cadillac ATS Loaded with Tech (Not Your Daddy’s Caddy)

2013 Cadillac ATS Loaded with Tech (Not Your Daddy’s Caddy)
Cadillac has long been a brand associated with luxury and sophistication, but it was also long thought of as the car your father – or your grandfather – might drive. Well I’m here to tell you that has definitely changed. I recently had the opportunity to put the 2013 Cadillac…

Mini Brick R/C Cars: LEGO My Ride!

Mini Brick R/C Cars: LEGO My Ride!
Back in February, we mentioned some cool build-your-own iPhone remote control Brick Cars from Utico that had landed in Japan. These cars let you drive around using your iPhone or other Apple gadget as a controller and you get to build the car as well. When they first surfaced they…

Detroit Electric Unveils SP: 01 Electric Sports Car

Detroit Electric Unveils SP: 01 Electric Sports Car
The automotive industry is a tough one for a new automaker to break into. It’s even tougher for a new automaker to break in the automotive industry with a completely electric vehicle. Most consumers are still staying far away from electric-only cars in large part due to range anxiety, so…

Porsche Panamera S E Hybrid is Its First Plug-In Hybrid Vehicle

Porsche Panamera S E Hybrid is Its First Plug-In Hybrid Vehicle
It sounds very strange to say Porsche and hybrid in the same sentence, but the company has been working on hybrid cars for a long tim. In fact, they’ve been offering a hybrid version of its four-door Panamera since last year, and also has the hybrid 918 Spyder supercar. Now,…

2013 Chevy Volt Test Drive: Living the Life Electric

2013 Chevy Volt Test Drive: Living the Life Electric
A little while back, I had a chance to drive the Chevrolet Volt during the Chicago-to-Evanston EV Rally for a couple of hours. My curiosity was piqued enough by that experience that I arranged with GM to put the little plug-in hybrid through its paces for a full week. So…

Lamborghini Veneno Supercar: Enough Angles to Please HP Lovecraft

Lamborghini Veneno Supercar: Enough Angles to Please HP Lovecraft
For its next supercar, Lamborghini has continued its exploration of sharp angles. The Veneno was designed as a “hypercar” to celebrate Lamborghini’s 50th anniversary. I’ll take two, please.…

Rinspeed microMAX EV: The “Urban Swarm” Vehicle

Rinspeed microMAX EV: The “Urban Swarm” Vehicle
As time goes by, we are getting closer to a time when more and more vehicle will be connected to the Internet. This new concept vehicle will debut at the 2013 Geneva Auto Show and it’s basically a fleet of “cloud-connected” cars that can be communally shared.…

Volkswagen XL1: 261-MPG Hybrid Car to Become Production Reality

Volkswagen XL1: 261-MPG Hybrid Car to Become Production Reality
There’s something quite amazing about hybrid and electric vehicles, especially if you tend to pile on the miles each and every week. At some point, you become interested in cutting down on costs, spending less on fuel, and being more mindful of the environment. The Volkswagen XL1 takes it up…

2014 Chevrolet Impala Protects Your Gear and Data in a Hidden Cubby

2014 Chevrolet Impala Protects Your Gear and Data in a Hidden Cubby
Chevrolet has announced an cool new protection feature available in properly equipped 2014 Impala sedans. The feature is available on vehicles that have the Chevrolet MyLink system installed it features an eight-inch center stack display supporting touch. Behind that screen is a hidden storage locker that is large enough for…

TMNT Patrol Buggy: Ninja Turtles, Assemble!

TMNT Patrol Buggy: Ninja Turtles, Assemble!
One of the buried treasures at last week’s New York Toy Fair was this cool buggy I found hiding out in the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles booth. Basically, it’s like a mega buggy that can seat all four Ninja Turtles, but can also break off into individual cars.…

2014 Corvette Uses Shape Memory “Smart Material”

2014 Corvette Uses Shape Memory “Smart Material”
On your typical automobile if the vehicle has a door or flap that needs to be opened automatically, it requires little motors and other components to operate. Chevrolet has announced that the 2014 Corvette is the first General Motors automobile to use a lightweight “smart material” that is able to…

Build Your Own iPhone-Controlled LEGO-style Brick Car

Build Your Own iPhone-Controlled LEGO-style Brick Car
If you’ve been following Technabob for a while, you might remember the Blockcar – a LEGO-style remote-controlled car from Japan. Well here we are a couple of years older and wiser, another brick-building car has surfaced – this time with iOS R/C capabilities.…

Evonik Electric Kite Car Travels Across Australia on Just $15

Evonik Electric Kite Car Travels Across Australia on Just $15
Whether you like it or not, electric cars are part of our future, and I hope that my next one will be able to function without the need of any gas. Distance races are quite important, because they allow teams to showcase and iron out the faults in rapidly-developing electric…
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