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Considering the breathless press releases and countless panels at the Los Angeles Auto Show (LAAS) last month devoted strictly to autonomous driving — and the nearly infinite ways the technology would profoundly influence every aspect of our society — it is clear the topic du jour in automotive circles is self-driving cars. But perhaps the […]


20 Nov
Clean lines: what's new in e-vehicles

The new nCycle boasts of being the next level in eBikes, and has been getting people talking since its debut appearance at Euro Bike 2014. While pushing the envelope in eBike capabilities, the nCycle stays true to a simple, sharp design thanks to its continuous flowing frame that houses the bike’s powering and functionality within. Notable capabilities include top […]


9 Jul
Made from ballistic nylon, cotton canvas & Horween leather

Enemy to Fashion, a small label that has been hand-making items from upcycled materials since 2005, presents the “The Flying Fortress” Duffel bag. The woodland camouflage print with red flourishes is made from 1000 denier ballistic nylon/cotton duck canvas with nylon interior. Horween leather handles and shoulder trimming, inner pockets, solid brass hardware and the Enemy-to-Fashion […]


The highlight of Blackbook Gallery‘s Deathstar Blues show that ran in Denver last month are these AT-ATs constructed completely of reclaimed skateboards by artist Derek Keenan. The show’s concept was led by artist Axel Greittman‘s vision of a Death Metal-inspired Star Wars universe, although the exhibit additionally served as a first-look appearance for Vans and Santa Cruz […]


Traditionally, Americans have born the burden of hating diesels. Or at least, that was the mistaken word on the street. In the past year, clean diesel sales have soared, buoyed by a new crop of Audis, Mercs, Chevies, Mazdas, Cadillacs, Jeeps and even Porsches — not to mention VW, which boasted selling over 100,000 TDIs […]


Taking design cues from the famed 1929 Majestic motorcycle, Austrian engineer Johann Hammerschin’s eyebrow-raising Johammer J1 Electric Motorcycle is one of the more unique two-wheelers in the game. Like early motorcycle entrepreneur Georges Ray’s obscure Majestic, the Hammerschin’s Johammer J1 has a fishlike profile with copious side farings. It also shares hub-center steering on the front wheel, another Majestic peculiarity. […]


If you were tired of watching Honda Hybrid drivers pitch cigarettes into the coast from their eco-friendly driver seats, it’s time to take driving contradictions to a new level. Make way for the Bentley Plug-In Hybrid Concept, the flagship of alleged “eco” vehicles, which will premiere at the upcoming Beijing Auto Show on April 20th. […]


9 Apr
22-kg, 45 km/h top speed, LED lights & Brooks leather grips

Fashioned after the Vespa scooter, the LEAOS is a sleekly designed advancement to the electric bicycle. Developed and handmade in Italy, this bicycle-meets-moped’s central feature is a fully carbon fiber monocoque frame, fork and well-designed handlebars —  the latter of which smartly hold the digital display. This carbon construction allows for an exceptional weight of just 22 […]

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