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Ride The Mando Footloose As Effortlessly As A Car

The Mando Footloose looks and rides like a bike, but it is no ordinary, spokes-chain-and-gears bike. For starters, it has no chain--that age-old symbol of the bicycle (a symbol that can sometimes be a real pain). It is also electric and foldable, making it ideal for the urban commuter or the free spirit looking for their "transportation soul mate."

2014 PACE Awards: Celebration Of Motor Technological Innovation

For twenty years the annual PACE Awards have celebrated technological innovation in the automotive industry. This year 33 finalists will compete for awards recognizing noteworthy achievements in products, manufacturing processes, and information technology. This rundown of 2014's winners in the Product category illustrates what it takes to set the PACE.

The Huba Mountain Shelter Leaves No Carbon Footprint

Based on traditional Alpine architecture--a sort-of modern twist on the chalet--the Huba Mountain Shelter was designed, by Malgorzata Blachnicka and Michal Holcer, to be completely self sufficient. It is a compact structure that minimizes its impact on the surrounding environment.

Create A Virtual "Bubble" Around Your Bike With XFire Laser Bike Lane

Bike lanes ensure that traffic is kept from getting to close to cyclists. However, not every avenue, street and lane have them. That's where the XFire Laser Bike Lane comes in. Not only is it a tail light for your bike, it projects a virtual bike lane from your bike.

Snow Crawler Snowmobile Concept: Not Your Grandfather's Skidoo

The Snow Crawler snowmobile concept from Polish designer Michal Bonikowski not only traverses wintry environments, it protects them as well thanks to an all-electric, environmentally friendly powertrain.

2015 Vauxhall Corsa's Optional Camouflage Net Tones Down Bright Bodies

You'll wonder where the yellow (and red, orange or green) went thanks to an optional camouflage net car cover designed for the new 2015 Vauxhall Corsa. The British carmaker describes the net as an “essential accessory” that could save owners of brightly-colored Vauxhalls from being accused of “ruining” tourist snapshots of national historic sites.

Salamander Amphibious Concept Motorized Trike Treks Over Land & Sea

The innovative Salamander Concept trike from Philippines-based H2O Technologies was designed for regions subject to frequent flooding... the Philippines, for example. Two three-wheeled prototypes powered by gasoline and electricity respectively demonstrate the company's technology while retail sales could begin as early as 2016.

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?