Google Self-Driving Car

Google unveiled a brand new self-driving car prototype on Tuesday, which come without steering wheels, accelerator pedals, or brake pedals. Instead, software and sensors replace all of those. The prototype cars is equipped with a stop and go buttons and a screen that displays the destination route. The tech giant plans to build and test about 100 prototypes this summer.… Continue reading Google Self-Driving Car

Onewheel: A Single-Wheeled Electric Skateboard

The Onewheel is a single-wheeled skateboard that uses an electric motor which gives the rider a feeling of gliding through the air. There are no hand controls, just lean forward to accelerate, lean backward to slow down and stop. The Onewheel can go from 4-6 miles on a single charge thanks to the 48V Lithium Nano-phosphate battery. It can be charged in two… Continue reading Onewheel: A Single-Wheeled Electric Skateboard

The Most Futuristic Products at CES 2014

This year at CES in Las Vegas, companies gathered to show off their most advanced products including ultra-high-definition curved televisions, more advanced wearable technology, 3-D printers, and fuel cell concept car. Exhibitors, industry analysts, investors, and media all converge in one place to determine what lies ahead for the technology industry in the upcoming year. Here are the most standout… Continue reading The Most Futuristic Products at CES 2014

Der Ziesel: Offroad Driving Machine

Der Ziesel is an off-road machine powered by two PMS electric disk motors producing 21 horsepower and 30 pound-feet of torque. Designed like a mini-tank, this electric wheelchair can go almost anywhere off road, through snow, sand, mud, and grass. It can even go up and down hills. The battery pack will last up to five hours, though driving at… Continue reading Der Ziesel: Offroad Driving Machine

Armadillo-T: Foldable Electric Car

The Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) in South Korea has developed an ultra-light, ultra-compact electric vehicle called Armadillo-T, that literally folds in half at the flip of a switch. Using a smartphone app, the 110-inches-long four-wheel-drive vehicle folds up and shrinks down to just 65-inches-long making it small enough to take up just a third of a standard-sized parking spot.… Continue reading Armadillo-T: Foldable Electric Car

BMW Unveils i3 Electric Car

BMW launched the i3, aka Mega City Vehicle (MCV), 5-door electric car that uses carbon fiber materials to keep the weight down and improve driving performance. The 170-horsepower electric motor goes from zero to 100 kph (62 mph) in 7.2 seconds. Models with an optional range extender gas engine can go as 320 Kilometers (200 miles). The BMW i3 is… Continue reading BMW Unveils i3 Electric Car

Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Coupe Electric Drive

The new Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Coupe Electric Drive is the world’s most powerful electric super sports car. With four electric motors – one at each wheel – producing a combined 740 horsepower and 737 pound-feet of torque, the SLS Electric Drive does 0 to 100 kilometers/hr (62 miles/hr) in just 3.9 seconds. Its top speed is 250 kilometers/hr (155 miles/hr), which has… Continue reading Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Coupe Electric Drive

The First Electric Vehicle for Wheelchair Users

The Kenguru is the first ever electric vehicle with no seats, that allows drivers to control the car from their wheelchair. The vehicle can accommodate one passenger seated in his or her wheelchair, they can simply open the back hatch, wheel their chairs inside and drive away. It can travel independently and conveniently up to 110 kilometers (60 miles) at… Continue reading The First Electric Vehicle for Wheelchair Users