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Tel Aviv set to test out world’s first hover cars

Published by on Jun 25th, 2014, No Comments

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Now this looks like something straight out of a Sci-Fi movie or The Jetsons.

Over the past couple of months, the word ‘hover car’ or ‘hover board’ has garnered a lot of attention. Something that people initially thought would be impossible to pull off, is now making big waves in the automotive, science and technology industry.

Let’s face it – as humans, we have a weird (yet wonderful) fascination with anything that flies; or in this case, hovers. We have seen to in films and read about it in novels, so the idea of actually developing a flying/hovering car is one that would appeal to many.

And now it seems that Israel’s busiest city will be one of the first cities to test out an actual hover car system.  (more…)

Google builds their own self-driving car

Published by on Jun 2nd, 2014, No Comments

Google Self-Driving Car

You may have heard the news already, but perhaps you didn’t believe it – because it really is almost unbelievable.

While we have heard of Google’s Prius powered self-driving cars before, we have not been well acquainted with their very own, ‘built-from-scratch’ self-driving car. This is mainly because it was only shown to the public for the very first time last week.

The mega tech company invited a handful of everyday, normal people like us to witness their very first prototype of their self-driving car in action. And needless to say, the people there (as well as us) were kind of blown away. (more…)

Proposed new gadget let’s you see through cars

Published by on Oct 28th, 2013, No Comments

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We all know the feeling: driving on a highway, at 120km/h+, when suddenly, you find yourself stuck behind a slow moving truck.

You sigh, take a deep breath, and then gently swerve to the right to try and see if the road is clear for you to pass the damned truck. Whilst mostly this works, and you can time your pass efficiently, it is nevertheless quotes dangerous.

How cool would it be of you could just see through the truck or bus in front of you and then make youor quick exit? Well, if thi snew gadget is anything to  go by- you CAN! (more…)

BMW ConnectedDrive Concept Teased (Video)

Published by on Jan 24th, 2011, No Comments

Geneva Motor Show is scheduled for this March and BMW has come out with a new teaser video for a concept that is likely to be at the show. However, all that the teaser shows are a lot of pretty lighted lines that suggested a shape of the vehicle.

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GM Opel Meriva Electric Test Fleet Being Readied

Published by on Sep 29th, 2010, No Comments

Opel is developing three battery-electric versions of its Meriva as part of the MeRegioMobil research project which is funded by the Ministry of Economics and Technology in Germany.

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