Autos
 
 
 
Autos
 
altered-electric-skateboard
altered-electric-skateboard
altered-electric-skateboard

Altered Electric Skateboard Goes Up To 19 MPH

Electric skateboards aren't exactly all that new, but this one from Altered is definitely top of the line.  Capable of achieving 19 MPH in 4 seconds, it has a 600 Watt motor that can carry riders weighing up to 225 pounds. The ...
 
Autos
 
Ultimate Motorcycle Sidecar-1
Ultimate Motorcycle Sidecar-1
Ultimate Motorcycle Sidecar-1

Snaefell: The Ultimate Motorcycle Side Car

I know, I know, it doesn't look real, but apparently some dude (François Knorreck) spent 10 years, 10,000 work hours and 15,000 Euros building the Snaefell, a motorcycle with the ultimate side car.  I was sort of hoping that th...

 
Cars
 

iPhone Controlled Olds Mobile With Everyday Parts (video)

[GR]_x5IziyOcAg[/GR] Controlling a car via the iPhone is pretty old news at this point, but the boys (and girls) at Waterloo Labs have modded an old ass, broke ass Oldsmobile using every day parts to control the vehicle using t...
 
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Car Black Box-1
Car Black Box-1
Car Black Box-1

Car Blackbox DRS-1100 Car Video Recorder Review

Every time you fly in a commercial jet plane, a blackbox records everything the plane does. In case of an accident, recovering this blackbox lets authorities determine what the plane was doing up to the time of the accident. Wi...

 
Cars
 
djxb_by_five_axis_photo_41
djxb_by_five_axis_photo_41
djxb_by_five_axis_photo_41

Scion DJxBs by Five Axis At SEMA Are Gadget Freaked

Chiggity check these decked out Scion DJxBs by Five Axis on display at this year's SEMA auto show in Vegas.  They've got TVs in the doors, a grill in the back with a sink, amps up the yin yang, slotted turn tables in the roof w...
 
Autos
 
Ford to Debut Inflatable Seat Belts
Ford to Debut Inflatable Seat Belts
Ford to Debut Inflatable Seat Belts

Seat Belt Air Bags Coming Next Year To An SUV Near You

Oh air bags, how I do appreciate them, especially after getting in a head on collision.  Over the years, it seems like vehicles get more and more of them.  First it was the driver side air bag, then passenger, then curtain and ...

 
Autos
 
Midnight Tundra Rider Tailgate Pickup
Midnight Tundra Rider Tailgate Pickup
Midnight Tundra Rider Tailgate Pickup

The Tundra Midnight Rider Tailgater Is A Man Cave On Wheels

Talk about a tailgate party!   The Tundra Midnight Rider Tailgater is a one off truck to celebrate country music duo Brooks & Dunn's farewell tour.  It's packed with a 42-inch flat screen, Kicker sound system, an electronic...
 
Autos
 
rc-tissue-box
rc-tissue-box
rc-tissue-box

RC Driver Tissue Box Drives Tissues To You

Now this is actually a really fun idea--you know how, when you were a kid, you probably used to imagine various household objects as race cars?  Well, now you can do it for real with the RC Driver Tissue Box. This isn't just a ...

 
Autos
 
gm_autonet
gm_autonet
gm_autonet

Install A WiFi HotSpot In Your Car With GM’s AutoNet

Available next month, GM's AutoNet will let you literally install a WiFi hotspot in your car.  The unit plus installation will cost $500 and there will be a monthly charge of $30 for a 1GB cap.  There is also a 5GB cap offered ...
 
Autos
 
The-In-Car-Reporter
The-In-Car-Reporter
The-In-Car-Reporter

The Driving Reporter Gadget: The Black Box For Your Car

Here's a device that makes Big Brother look a lot more fun and accessible--the Driving Reporter Gadget. It's a USB device that's also an in-car 16 channel GPS system that stores about 100 hours of your driving.  All the data, a...

 
Cars
 
VW Self Parking Car-1
VW Self Parking Car-1
VW Self Parking Car-1

Self Parking VW Passat (video)

[GR]YVuG7HAt-r4[/GR] Whoa nelly!  Volkswagen has modded a stock Passat Wagon with a variety of sensors and a built-in computer system to enable the vehicle to park itself.  Of course, it doesn't know how to avoid obstacles, suc...
 
Cars
 

iPhone Controlled Minivan (video)

[GR]oHDwKT564Kk[/GR] It's as if we need further proof that the iPhone can do just about anything. Using the same platform used in the 2007 Darpa Urban Challenge (an autonomous vehicle system) the Spirit of Berlin team built an ...