How cool would it be if you could draw on your window and have the drawings move along with the car? Cool enough to keep the kids quiet for a few hours, don't you think?
You might ask why someone would want to turn a perfectly good Toyota Prius into a roller coaster that moves at a mere 15mph. I ask why not?
The AP says that a VERY small percentage (<1%) of new Japanese cars being shipped into the South American country are carrying a small amount of radiation.
Will Foreman keeps getting nabbed by traffic cameras for speeding. Believing the cameras to be inaccurate, he analyzed the timestamps and the position of his car in each pair of photos, using them to successfully contest five speeding tickets.
The Eton Road Torq is a simple device: toss it in your car (where you hopefully never have to use it). In the event you do need it, dig it out from under the seat, crank the dynamo for two minutes and use the 1 watt LED light for 15 minutes. Alternately, you can pop out the tripod legs, flip the flash light head open…
If you've ever lived in Southern California, the mere mention of rush hour will inspire fear and dread in the hearts of residents. And yet, when you watch this 24-hour visualization of LA traffic, created by the Gray Area Foundation and Nik Hansellman for GPS app maker Waze, those feelings cease to exist. Go figure!…
Queensland, Australia is in the midst of a massive flooding disaster that's already claimed (at least) eight lives. Now, we've got some amazing amateur video of the flooding that shows—in horrifying glory—its full, powerful, car-moving devastation. Watch inside.
Andy Rooney, proprietor of all things that aren't fun and hater of all things that are, went on a 60 Minutes rant tonight about his dislike for gadgets, "green" cars, and—naturally—green cars with gadgets in them. Video inside.
Toyota just announced a recall of its 2010 hybrid cars. Four hundred thousand worth. The reason? A change in "brake feeling" caused by faulty antilock braking software. There is no fix for cars on the road yet.
Theoretically, we shouldn't drive while playing with gadgets. But at stop lights and while we're waiting for roadtrip passengers to finish buying cornchips at the gas station quickmart, well, OK.
Most USB car chargers look like a perfect nightmare of bad design and nerdery. Belkin has acknowledged this and offered up the respectable Micro Auto Charger (also realizing 4-port USB car chargers are overkill).
I once read that music has more impact the louder you play it. On that note, I'll tell you the story of the summer I got addicted to very loud car audio equipment.
Between Cellphones and iPods and whatever else, a fair amount of wires are admittedly invading our cars. Enter Scosche's Recoil, an iPhone/iPod charger with a retractable, mess free wire.
If Ford can put Sprint 3G in their cars, and now, Opera browsers, what the hell is taking the rest of the industry so long? SHAME!
Driving would be way more fun if we didn't have to worry about the whole gas and brake thing, right? Sentience understands this, and their intelligent cruise control means you can finally forget about it.