19 Nov
Hydrogen fuel cell-powered G-Wagon takes off-roading to 2025

The engineers over at Mercedes-Benz took it upon themselves to resolve what a SUV would look like in the year 2025, keeping their landmark Gelandewagen as the logical base vehicle. Of course in the future we will be more environmentally conscious argues Benz, so the Ener-G-Force Concept will be powered by hydrogen fuel cell, augmented [...]


5 Oct
Nissan's zero emission ode to sustainable urban commuting

While there were many headturning unveilings at last week’s Paris Motor Show — including breathlessly hyped supercars from the likes of Ferrari, Lamborghini, Mercedes Benz, Jaguar and even Peugeot —Nissan’s TeRRA SUV concept snuck through the press coverage with making much noise. Combining the Japanese automaker’s success with urban-relevant SUVs (e.g. Pathfinder, Juke, Murano etc) [...]


Gang and criminal subcultures are always fascinating, especially when the criminal culture comes from Russia — home to the second highest prison population per capita in the world (naturally, USA is #1! #1! #1!). We previously covered the first Russian Criminal Tattoo Encyclopedia awhile back, and unsurprisingly it has remained one of our most popular [...]


22 Mar
Lost In A Supermarket tests Nike's athletic tech gadget motivator racing on frozen Swedish lakes... how much Fuel will it earn?

We just got a Nike FuelBand delivered to our offices, and we have to admit we’re both stoked and a bit perturbed. We appreciate the preview, but what exactly are you trying to tell us Nike? I mean we know the Fat Tire and Balvenie has its waistline effects, but dammit we’re working on it! [...]


13 Dec
Magnesium frame + lithium battery = convenient urban mobility

The Flextronics-built Gocycle G2 is the latest in a line of new electric bikes hitting the market. Released by Karbon Kinetics Limited, the bike features an injection-molded magnesium frame that offers a solid ride on a sleek design. Hidden within the frame is a Lithium battery that takes just 3 1/2 hours to fully charge, at [...]


12 Dec
Bentley's GT loses 4 cylinders in attempt to go green(er)

Gearheads worldwide, accept the awful truth: the future of the V12 (and many think the V8, as well) is in peril. Its glory days are numbered. As we head towards greater efficiency regulations (nevermind dreaded Peak Oil), cars humming around under the power of a mighty gas-guzzling V12 will become scarcer and scarcer. As can [...]


6 Dec
Pedal for your heath or power up the engine for 188 mpgs

Like the popular Derringer Cycles we’ve covered frequently, Yamaha’s Y125 MOEGI pedal motorcycle concept is both motorcycle and bicycle in one — allowing the user to switch between pedaling to get where he wants to go and turning on the engine to allow it to do all the work for him. In the latter mode, [...]


13 Sep
450 hps, 174 mph top speed & looks to match

It’s been a busy week for cars, but as we lead into the Frankfurt Motor Show starting today the amount of reveals will only accelerate. After a couple years of absence in the US, Audi will be making a triumphant return of their RS high-end performance line of cars in 2012 with not one but [...]

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