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Yike Bike Electric Bicycle

The Yike Bike is an outside-the-box electric bicycle designed for urban commuting. It's not for everybody (or much of anybody), but it certainly is interesting to look at.

Foursquare Clique Has A Ticket To Ride On The BART

Odd that Foursquare, the Location-Based Social Network with it roots in Manhattan should strike its first transit deal with the Bay Area Rapid Transit in San Francisco versus the New York Subway system. Is the new location-based social network attracting a narrow demographic of West Coast clique-ish gamers?

Nissan Land Glider Drives Like Jet and Leans Like a Motorcycle

The Tokyo Motor Show is looking more and more like the focus will be put on the zero emissions scene, rather than the hybrid realm. Not to be outdone, Nissan is also planning on bringing out their latest all electric city scrambler, aptly named the Land Glider.

Planeshop: Glasgow Airport Features Revolving Door Retail Site

We've seen pop-up shops which are temporary in that they can fold up shop and move on when the mood strikes them, but otherwise, a store's a store, and until its lease is up it typically stays in one place. Well, that's what we've been taught to think, and of course, that standard in retail has now been broken with one innovative shop.

Nissan Develops Crash Avoidance System by Studying Fish

Crash avoidance systems have been at the top of nearly every automaker's list when it comes to research and development, and for good reason. In an interesting press released, Nissan has revealed what could be the next generation of these systems, and the unique idea that led the engineers to it.

Mazda Drops Preview of New SKY Clean Engine Series

It is no secret that Mazda refuses to separate driving excitement with environmentally friendliness. The engineers and designers are adamant that a car can be fun to drive, and still be clean and efficient. It is from this thinking that Mazda has been able to create the SKY clean engine concepts.

Suzuki Prepares 3 Fuel Cell Concepts for Tokyo

It has been known that Suzuki is planning on bringing the hybrid powered Swift to the Tokyo Motor Show for quite some time. What they didn't tell us, was they have been working on 3 other fuel cell powered vehicles they are going to unveil alongside the Swift Hybrid.

Honda Bicycle Simulator: Not As Fun As You Think

Thinking about trading your sedan in for a bicycle? Consider getting up to speed on traffic safety before that first commute.

SIMPLE Concept from BMW Leans Like a Motorcycle, Seats 2, and Gets 118mpg

Back in 2002, BMW revealed a tricycle-based concept that called the CLEVER. It stood for Compact Low Emissions Vehicle for Urban Transport and was light enough to be powered by a small compressed natural gas engine. Now, BMW has released another of their tricycle-based concepts that has been dubbed the SIMPLE.

Falcon's Faux-Flight Of Fancy, the Reality Show?

It started with a helium aircraft  hovering over Fort Collins, Colorado and the belief that a  6-year-old boy climbed in and floated away Thursday, October 15, forcing officials to come up with a rescue plan to save him. Update at 3:35 p.m. ET:The balloon slowly spun to a crash-landing, surrounded by rescuers. Mystery widens, no one was inside balloon? It was at this time we learned that the father was a stormchaser, thus the balloon, and the family was involved in ABC's "Wife Swap," thus the reason for part of the craziness that unfolded. But the story didn't end there. The rest is only something that could make up a real-time Reality Show! Was it Truth or Hot Air? Or Balloonacy?

New Active Safety System to Debut on Next Volvo S60

Few automakers can match the safety and reliability Volvo has been able to work into nearly every one of their vehicles. Their innovative methods and cutting edge technology have gotten them more than a few life-long customers and more are sure to come. Their latest piece of safety hardware could very well be one of the key factors in driving these new customers in.

Large, Sperm-Like Snowmobile Concept

A new concept in the world of snowmobiling, this design promises to perform better than it looks.

Lotus Engineering Releases Range Extending Engine Design

Over the years, we have come to expect great things from the Lotus Engineering team, which they have been more than able to provide. The research and development they accomplish has been used in a myriad of applications extending far beyond their automotive realm. Recently, they unveiled a new range extending motor that will most likely follow the same path of global application.

Folding Bike Concept With Foldable Wheels

This folding bike concept provides urban commuters with a new level of portability. Break it down, pack it up and shove it under your seat.

When Lufthansa Tweets Your Whereabouts, Who's At Risk?

At first glance, Lufthansa's new service called MySkyStatus sounds like a very cool and cutting edge social network feed. However upon closer scrutiny, one needs to ask the question: Is a service that automatically posts the current position of your flight a dozen times or more to all your followers and friends on Twitter and Facebook such a good idea? Isn't there a security risk involved?