14 Sep
The venerable French automaker heats up their line-up

Known mostly across the pond for their highly efficient compact cars and hatchbacks, French automaker Peugeot is trying to heat up their profile with a new supercar concept car aimed straight at the lust glands. The mid-engined, rear-wheel drive Onyx is powered by a potent 600 horsepower 3.7 litre V8 engine, mated to a 6-speed […]


14 Feb
Modular design, sustainable, 186 mph, handmade German EV

Regensburg, Germany-based PG made quite a splash a couple summers ago with the Blacktrail — the World’s Fastest Carbon Fiber and Titanium Electric Bike. The $80,000 sustainable vehicle stunned eco-fans with a futuristic design and tech-heavy engineering that made many take notice. Building a respected collection of handmade e-Bikes, Pedelecs and UrbanBikes, PG has now […]


14 Sep
Karma's Shooting Brake cousin debuts at Frankfurt Motor Show

By now you should now know about Fisker Automotive, a California-based independent startup founded by premier designer Henrik Fisker — best known for penning the gorgeous Aston Martin DB9, V8 Vantage and BMW Z8. But unlike most startup auto companies, Fisker actually has a chance of succeeding — first because it’s executive board is loaded […]


24 Jun
Fit a 60 mph+ electric racing kart in the trunk of your Prius

Superheroes of today having nothing on the heroes of yesteryear, but that hasn’t stopped designer Beau Reid from creating the only means of transportation that would make any clockwatching cubicle monkey feel like Ghost Rider whipping around corners at 60mph. Reid, of Beau Designs, has created the GK2G: an F1-inspired go-kart concept with true mobility […]


10 May
A power screwdriver corkscrew?

A screwdriver that is simultaneously a corkscrew, cordless and electric powered. Because what goes better with heavy drinking than power tools — perfectly natural bed buddies. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve knocked back a couple bottles of pinot noir and hankered for a power drill to check off some quick home improvements. […]


12 Nov
Undercurrents' solar-powered theatrical experience

The Sol Cinema is a project funded by the media arts charity Undercurrents, an experiment in new ways to appreciate film while still being eco-savvy. Created from a vintage 1960’s two-berth caravan and completely powered by the sun, he idea behind the non-profit theater was to create awareness of environmental issues. The Sol Cinema has […]


8 Oct
Pope Design's Mobile Wind Turbine on the move

Having a stationary wind turbine standing on land or in water to generate clean energy is a matter of the past. It’s now time to witness a new source of energy from mobile wind turbines. Pope Design’s Mobile Wind Turbine is a unique turbine that can be transported and easily set up by one person. […]