Posts Tagged: "auto"

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Flying Hovercraft, For Realz (video)

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Screw cars, screw hover crafts, I want the Wing in Ground flying hovercraft.  Invented by Rudy Heeman of Nelson, New Zealand it took him 10+ years to build the water/flight vehicle in his garage.  He used a variety of parts from all sorts of junked vehicles including a 1.8l Subaru...

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RoboCar G Autonomous Vehicle (video)

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The RoboCar G could easily be mistaken for a golf cart, but it’s much more than that.  Using a combination of sensors, including stereo cameras, laser rangefinders, radar and sonar, as well as an inertial measurement unit, the diminutive sized vehicle can drive itself and can be controlled wirelessly using...

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2010 T-Rex 14R: A Motorcycle In A Car’s Body

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The T-Rex is a motorcycle in sheep’s clothing.  Sure it appears to be a car, but handles like a bike and damn if it doesn’t fly like a bike.  Under the hood of the ultra lightweight two seater is a 1400 cc inline 4 cylinder Kawasaki engine that puts out...

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

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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 but no price is known as of...

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Cheetah Wide Angle Camera Detecting GPS Mirror Attachment

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Looking positively swanky, this radar sniffing aftermarket mirror attachment by Cheetah will actually minimize your blind spots as well as alert you to the long arm of the law.  Priced at $300 you won’t even be able to tell it’s an add on if you can hide the power cord. ...