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Blaupunkt Hamburg 600i  - 1
Blaupunkt Hamburg 600i  - 1
Blaupunkt Hamburg 600i  - 1

CES: Blaupunkt “New Jersey” & “Hamburg” 600i Internet Car Radio from MiRoamer

What is it: Blaupunkt's "New Jersey" & "Hamburg" 600i Internet Car Radio from MiRoamer. Originally we thought that you'd put your SIM chip into the device, but after talking with the MiRoamer reps it turns out you just pair...
 
Cars
 
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hamburg-screen01
hamburg-screen01

Blaupunkt To Show Off World’s First Car Internet Radio At CES

So if you recall we brought you some breaking news in late December that Blaupunkt would be showing off the World's first car Internet radio at CES 2009. Unfortunately, due to 'embargo' reasons we couldn't release additional de...

 
Autos
 
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suzuki-xbox-car
suzuki-xbox-car

Xbox 360 Steering Wheel In A Suzuki

Ahh, sweet shameless promotion.  Suzuki, which has clearly used one of its concept vehicles to achieve this PR stunt, outfitted a vehicle in all things Xbox 360 for an Ohio State video game tourney.  I really appreciate the con...
 
Cars
 
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pyle-led-exhaust-type
pyle-led-exhaust-type

LED Exhaust Tip

Perhaps the Wife won't let you deck out the minivan with under carriage lighting.  What's the alternative?  The Pyle LED Chrome Exhaust Tip. Available here for $23 [Bookofjoe]

 
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chinese-finger-print-car-reader
chinese-finger-print-car-reader

Car Finger Print Reader Promises Safety & Security

Two Chinese students have invented a device that might mean 'giving the finger' before you even start your car.  Zhao Wencai and Li Zhoumu, from China's University of Geoscience, have built a finger print reader that doubles as...
 
Cars
 
miromer
miromer
miromer

Blaupunkt Set To Intro World’s First Internet Car Radio

So the details are beyond scarce on this one, but Blaupunkt has teamed up with miRoamer to offer the World's first car Internet radio.  More details to come at CES '09, but will this render satellite obsolete?

 
Cars
 
key2safedriving
key2safedriving
key2safedriving

A Car Key That Kills Your Cell Phone

No teenager, or adult for that matter will willingly opt for a car key that prevents their cell phone from working.  Utah University thinks otherwise, though.  They've invented a car key that communicates with your cell phone. ...
 
Autos
 
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mercedes-splitview-comand
mercedes-splitview-comand

Mercedes Splitview COMAND System: One Screen, Two Images

Mercedes Benz is set to introduce a new LCD screen system that allows two separate images to be viewed from one monitor depending on orientation.  Called the SplitView COMAND system, it utilizes an 8-inch display fitted in the ...

 
Cars
 
human-powered-hybrid-vehicle
human-powered-hybrid-vehicle
human-powered-hybrid-vehicle

San Jose Students Build A Flintstone, Solar Powered Prius (video)

Engineering students at San Jose State University built a rickshaw like car -they're calling it a 'human powered hybrid vehicle' - that can be powered by plugging it in, solar power or, drum roll, pedal power. It runs on a smal...
 
Cars
 
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bmw-vs-m3-on-top-gear
bmw-vs-m3-on-top-gear

A BMW M3 Is More Green Than A Prius (video)

Before you scream poppycock, hit the video and watch how Top Gear came to this conclusion.  What I truly find interesting, and assuming it's true, is the that the Prius isn't all that green when it comes to the batteries they u...

 
Cars
 
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IMG_2916.JPG
IMG_2916.JPG

2008 LA Auto Show Recap & A Segway Dispensing Car

I hit up the LA Auto show this past Saturday.  Sickness aside (cough, cough) it was an okay experience.  Most of the cars were redundant to last year's show with the exception of the some of the concept vehicles, which I've pos...
 
Cars
 
bmw-microsoft-surface
bmw-microsoft-surface
bmw-microsoft-surface

BMW World’s First Car Company To Offer Microsoft Surface (video)

BMW is stepping into the future, the future of almost two years ago. The car company plans on implementing Microsoft's Surface in show rooms, which will allow car buyers the ability to customize their vehicle through the intera...