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Unlimited Bike Trails

Unlimited Bike Trails

This super beneficial minuscule navigation system is awesome! This little guy attaches to your bike, and connect to your phone, that way when you go for a long bike ride, you don’t have to keep your phone out the whole time to know where you are going. This is called the HAIZE. You simply type(…)

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New Signature Touch for Bentley Smartphone

New Signature Touch for Bentley Smartphone

Bentley has unveiled the new Signature Touch smartphone, created in partnership with Vertu. Featuring two-tone Beluga and Hotspur Bentley leather, with Hotspur stitching, the phone also features knurled side keys, a unique pillow rail and sound bar and a 3D Bentley logo. A unique Bentley app delivers exclusive content to customers, bringing the world of(…)

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Tesla Limits Autopilot Amidst Launch of ‘Summon’

Tesla Limits Autopilot Amidst Launch of ‘Summon’

The new update limits cars to driving the speed limit maximum plus five miles per hour on residential streets. Tesla is curbing its Autopilot system, according to Reuters, so that its electric cars drive no faster than the speed limit plus five miles per hour on residential streets and roads without a center divider. When(…)

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The 10 Coolest Cars of CES 2016

The 10 Coolest Cars of CES 2016

LAS VEGAS—CES used to be all about gadgets, but this year, you can easily argue that cars stole the show. There were so many cool new concepts, technologies, and vehicles on display, that I’m almost wondering what’s left for the Detroit Auto Show next week. CES 2016 Bug ArtThings started off with a bang, with(…)

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Spherical 360fly action camera captures 360-degree video footage

Spherical 360fly action camera captures 360-degree video footage

CES 2016: Pittsburgh startup 360fly has unveiled an advanced version of its globe-shaped action camera that records panoramic, high-definition video footage. The updated edition of the camera, also called 360fly, was presented this week at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. “360fly captures your life in immersive, interactive 360-degree video that can be(…)

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A DAKAR DREAM MACHINE

A DAKAR DREAM MACHINE

Designed for the Dakar Rally in the desert, this far-out dune buggy called the AARD naturally takes inspiration from an animal right at home in the sand – the thorny devil. The 4×4’s stance and structure mimic that of the lizard’s. Its unique tire/wheel system features in-wheel motors and they’re highly adapted to tackle a(…)

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Get Revenge

Get Revenge

Concept motorcycles promise to take us where we’ve never dreamed in terms of technology an d handling, and this new idea for Mercedes-Benz is no different. Designed by Alfonso Nuñez Perea as a motorcycle concept for the year 2030, the Revenge concept motorcycle features a rider integration in specially made handlebars as well as unique body(…)

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Cars of Future Past

Cars of Future Past

Retro cars are the delight of many an auto lover, so it makes sense to recreate their classic styles from time to time. When combined with the technology of a concept car, the result is simply stunning. This is evident in the beautiful recreation of the Citroën DS, the DS21 Renaissance by Slimane Toubal. Concept(…)

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Feel the Thunder

Feel the Thunder

Motorcycle buffs are about to have their world rocked (and rumbled) by the arrival of the newest Thunderbike line. Equipped with the custom bike makers’ frame kit and a Harley Davidson engine, the Production-R motorcycle is one big bad hog. Thunderbike is known for making top-of-the-line custom motorcycles, like the Metzeler ME or the Softail Slim(…)

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Gauge This Gadget

Gauge This Gadget

Tire pressure is an important thing to check for safe driving, but how many of us keep a tire pressure gauge handy? Now we have no excuse because the PASCA tire pressure gauge by Xinyi Wang is a miniature version of the necessary tool, handily fitting right onto your keychain so you have it with(…)

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Poseidon’s New Ride

Poseidon’s New Ride

A new wave in innovative vehicle design, this newly unveiled electric car is totally powered by: saltwater.  And this is not your variety electric car, either – this is a beautiful, sleek sports car. Designed by the creative masterminds at nanoFlowcell, the QUANT e-Sportslimousine is a sports car of the future, for our future. Electric sports cars are not only(…)

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2 Seats, 3 Wheels, 1 Great Car

2 Seats, 3 Wheels, 1 Great Car

Getting one step closer to the consumer market, this stylish electric car has been worth the wait. Those who have been watching its 3 year production process are extremely excited to see the Innvelo Three by Form & Drang finally reach the prototyping stage, making it that much closer to a purchasable product. Electric cars for(…)

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Inspired by a Legend

Inspired by a Legend

Fans of McLaren car manufacturers will know the story of the historic Le Mans race in 1995, in which the McLaren F1 GTR won the race – several times, actually – as the only road-ready car up against purpose-built prototype racers. In 2015, McLaren will be releasing an homage to this piece of history with(…)

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Roll with Ollie

Roll with Ollie

For kids who like to play hard and who enjoy fast-paced fun, Ollie is a great interactive toy that takes games to a new level. Interacting with an easy-to-use smartphone or tablet app, you can race Ollie or have it perform awesome tricks. Play to rack up points and compete with friends.   Interactive toys for(…)

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Qoros Qloud Qubed

Qoros Qloud Qubed

Combining human interaction with futuristic technology, the new car from Qoros is the ultimate multi-functional vehicle. Like something out of a sci-fi movie, the Qloud Qubed (Q) perfectly represents the brand of Qoros and all it stands for. For an incredibly technologically advanced vehicle, it ironically puts great focus on human interaction. You don’t see(…)

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