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Nissan Leaf glow-in-the-dark edition

February 16, 2014Despite Tesla being in the headlines constantly with the Model S, the anticipated Model X and of course the P85d& 39;s & 39;Insane Mode& 39;, the Nissan Leaf is still the best-selling full-electric car and they& 39;re now getting some glowing press coverage of their own with this Nissan Leaf glow-in-the-dark edition.
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The Stealth B-52 Bomber Electric Bike is pretty badass

February 04, 2015So, electric bikes don& 39;t really have a reputation for speed or aggression but the B-52 Bomber electric bike from the UK’s Stealth Electric Bikes looks set to change that. This thing looks like it& 39;s come straight out of Wayne Enterprises research and development department (and as you can clearly see, it does come in black).
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FlipCrown: easily flatten your bike for compact storage

February 19, 2015We& 39;ve all been there - trying to cram your bike into the shed or corridor and you just can& 39;t get it to fit nicely. University students are all too family with having to dodge handlebars as you walk through the corridor of a house. Enter FlipCrown, a product that can be retrofitted to most bikes allowing them to easily be flattened and stored neatly.
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GEA concept is a luxury autonomous car for the future

March 17, 2015It probably won’t be too long in the future when cars will become fully automated and Italdesign Giugiaro have shown us their take on what we can expect from a fully autonomous luxury sedan by way of the GEA concept. Image Source: Italdesign Giugiaro The GEA concept car is a luxury saloon car with four electric motors, one at each wheel, and it can provide 57 kW of power and a top speed of 155mph.
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Halfbike II is a Huge Improvement Over Predecessor

The Halfbike II is a big improvement over the Halfbike as it is more organic and sleek in form. Check it out..April 09, 2015The Halfbike was introduced to the world last year by Martin Angelov and Mihail Klenov. It was put on Kickstarter and enjoyed enormous success. Now the pair has teamed back up and designed a new version by the appropriate name of the Halfbike II and it’s a huge improvement with a more fluid look to it.
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Motorman Electric Bike teams retro styling with the modern

March 16, 2015When designing a new product there& 39;s often a tendency to create an almost futuristic looking design and especially in the electric bike world companies often reach for the Tron look. The Motorman electric bike on the other hand could be mistaken for a motorbike from the 1930s, however, its vintage design is taking Europe by storm.
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Rivet motorcycle co-designed by William Shatner is stun-ning

April 09, 2015When you get William Shatner on-board to co-design the Rivet motorcycle the design is guaranteed to stun anyone who sees it. Shatner is of course famous for his role as Captain Kirk in Star Trek. Image Source: Rivet Motors Shatner got together with a custom motorcycle company in Illinois, American Wrench, and he has plans to actually ride the single seated trike from Chicago to LA.
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2016 Chevrolet Malibu designed with Teen Driver technology

April 07, 2015All parents worry when their children pass their driving test and get out on the road for the first time. However if you put your teenager behind the wheel of the 2016 Chevrolet Malibu they will be a little safer thanks to a Teen Driver system from General Motors that is going to be revealed in greater detail at the New York Auto Show.
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Google self-drive cars are going to hit the roads in California

May 19, 2015Google recently announced that they are now ready to start testing their self-drive car on the roads of California. The company showed off their first complete prototype of the car just last year and the new pilot is going to allow Google to be able to study the responses of the public to the cars that drive themselves along with the cars facing challenges in the real world.
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Wave electric bike has half the price tag of other e-bikes

May 08, 2015Electric bikes are a great way of enjoying getting out and about on a bike without having to rely just on your own pedal power. However the downside to them is that they are usually very expensive to purchase. The Wave electric bike could change this as the developers of it are offering it as the most affordable electric bike.
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Joystick recumbent bike makes steering more like game playing

May 15, 2015Any bike relies on handlebars for steering while driving but the Joystick recumbent bike is different. This bike doesn’t have the typical handlebars; instead it has a right hand joystick. This means that riding the Joystick bike is more along the lines of playing your favourite computer game.
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Earthy home made from old US school bus

June 12, 2015While the idea of setting down roots and buying a home in suburbia is many peoples& 39; idea of heaven, some would like to have more freedom. One young couple wanted to own their own home but didn’t like the idea of being tied down so they bought a ready-made home transformed from an old US school bus.
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EarthRoamer XV-HD van takes families off the road and grid

May 23, 2015There are many recreational vehicles on the market and they are all great for travelling around and stopping at campsites. However if you want to go exploring areas that are more remote then you need something special and this is where the EarthRoamer XV-HD comes into the picture and you don’t have to give up luxury to go off grid.
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Flike personal tricopter gets first manned flight test

May 29, 2015A team of flight enthusiasts from Hungary have just had their first manned flight of the Flike. This is a personal tricopter concept and it has taken less than one year to get from the drawing board to an actual flight. Image Source: Flike Bay Zoltan Nonprofit Ltd are state owned in Hungary and they managed to get the first manned flight test off the ground in northeast Hungary at the Miskolc Airfield.
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3 wheeler all-electric vintage vehicle from Morgan

June 26, 2015Morgan, the British Motoring company revealed their plans for the production of a version of their classic 3 wheeler by way of an all-electric version. The concept of the EV3 happens to be the second Morgan electric vehicle with the base on a vehicle that was reintroduced by Morgan during 2011.
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Students from Holland design solar powered family car

July 03, 2015Dutch students from the Eindhoven University of Technology have designed a solar powered family car. Not only does the vehicle run on the power of the sun but it is also capable of generating more energy than it actually uses. The Stella Lux can carry four people and it is intelligent, efficient and comfortable.
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Students achieve 2,098mpg in the Supermileage competition

July 07, 2015A team of students from Canada has managed to achieve 2,098mpg fuel efficiency in a car that they built. Students from the Universite Laval in Quebec designed the vehicle for competition in the 36th SAE Supermileage competition and this happens to be their 2nd consecutive win. Image Source: SAE It is more than just two wins the University of Laval has achieved.
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