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The Seabreacher Is Quite Possibly The Most Exciting Water Vessel You'll Ever See

How would you like to ride in a water vessel that looks like a shark or killer whale? What if that vessel could cruise on the water and also beneath it? Throw in the ability to jump out of the water and do some stunts and you have the Seabreacher--quite possibly the most exciting water vessel you'll ever see.

MINI Citysurfer: A Collapsable Urban Electric Scooter

Scooters are super fun and a great way to save a little walking energy in getting around place to place. Throw a motor on one and make it lightweight and collapsible, and you have a great means of transportation for the urban commuter--you have the MINI Citysurfer.

Street Lamp Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Are A Bright Idea

So many electric cars and so few charging stations. If only there were plentiful electrified power posts EV drivers could simply pull up to, park and plug into... hey, are you thinking what we're thinking?

Mechanic Advisor's Connection Key Plugs You Into Engine Problems

Is the dreaded “Check Engine” light on your car's dash suddenly shining with evil intensity? WHAT DOES IT MEAN?? Don't panic, there's an app for that courtesy of Connection Key! This neat new combination hardware/software device from Mechanic Advisor takes the mystery out of cryptic dashboard “idiot lights”, diagnoses the problem, and directs you to the nearest reliable mechanic.

Lichi A01 Electric Car Is One Sweet EV!

Like Daimler AG's Smart Fortwo Electric Drive, the Lichi A01 seats two and runs on electric power drawn from an onboard battery. Unlike its “smarter” European competitor, however, the Lichi A01 is smaller, less expensive and dare we say... more fashionable.

Cold Enough For Ya?

As Old Man Winter grips the heart of North America tighter than Charlton Heston held his gun, we present this iconic image encompassing all that's cold and dreary from a motorist's point of view.

GM's New DSF Cylinder Deactivation System Could Boost Fuel Economy 15%

General Motors and Silicon Valley start-up Tula Technology have partnered to create a new infinitely variable cylinder deactivation system known as Dynamic Skip Fire, or DSF for short. Unlike GM's late and unlamented V8-6-4 system that flopped in the early 1980s, DSF can run a gasoline engine on almost any combination of even and odd cylinders resulting in significant fuel savings.

Bark & Spark: Chinese Carpenter Crafts Wooden Electric Car

A carpenter from Shenyang, China named Liu Fulong wasn't fooling around when he built his first wooden electric car. Now he's back with an improved version of his innovative and environmentally-friendly vehicle that just might be the best wooden electric car on his – or any – block.

BMW's Luxurious & Advanced 9-Series Might Be A Maybach Fighter in 2017

BMW may own Rolls-Royce but that hasn't stopped the German automaker from mulling a BMW-branded response to Daimler's revived Maybach marque. Sporting “suicide doors” like its luxurious Rolls-Royce cousins, the proposed 9-Series is a bigger, better and more technologically advanced Bimmer on multiple levels.

Quadrofoil: The First All Electric Hydrofoiling Personal Watercraft

Do you know what hydrofoiling is? Maybe. It's a term used to describe a boats hull being lifted out of the water after it has gained a significant amount of speed. This is what the Quadrofoil does, and Quadrofoil is the first hydrofoiling watercraft that you can buy for yourself.