Commuters Can Park and Climb at This Unlikely Parking Garage

The next time you find yourself in need of a parking spot in Utrecht (been there!), steer yourself towards this new garage. Not only will you be able to park your car, you'll also be able to get in a little belaying practice—thanks to its two climbing walls, which run along the edge of the building's slabs. » 12/12/13 7:00pm 12/12/13 7:00pm

Holy Garage, Batman! This San Francisco House Hides a Secret Batcave

I hadn't realized the parking situation was so desperate in San Francisco that someone was forced to install a secret garage in their ground floor! To please the city council, the architects retained the Upper Haight house's facade, which you can see actually revolves and folds in the video here, allowing four cars… » 4/21/11 1:20pm 4/21/11 1:20pm

RC Mini 'n' Garage Combo the Hottest USB Thing in Yonks

See this remote-controlled Mini in Racing Green from Solid Alliance? You're probably not that impressed with it, are you? (I admit, the headlights are just shonky.) Well, you should see what it comes with: a garage that acts as a charger and connects to your computer's USB port. Find out how to control the car and… » 8/21/07 9:07am 8/21/07 9:07am

New York Drivers Get Parking Help from Robotic Parking Garage

Ok, so maybe there won't be a 7-foot tall robot who takes your keys and parks your ride, but that's not to say New York's first robotic parking garage won't be worth checking out. The garage (which will be located in Chinatown) will be able to squeeze 67 cars into a space that would otherwise fit 24. (Kinda like your… » 1/30/07 10:09am 1/30/07 10:09am

Harding Steel Car Lift: Automobile Elevator For The Home

Remember that Robotic Garage that went haywire? Well now you can have your own, ready to disobey your every command. Harding Steel's 110-volt residential garage lift needs only 9-feet of vertical clearance, hauls 12,000 pounds, and comes in different sizes for rides ranging from Civics to Cadillacs. » 8/08/06 7:18pm 8/08/06 7:18pm

New Jersey Robotic Garage Goes Insane, Refuses to Give Up Autos


We report on a Jalopnik report of a Wired.com report of a batshit insane robot garage in the wilds of New Jersey. The garage stopped working after a software license expired, turning the garage, who friends described as friendly, into a stubborn machine that showed up to work, but didn't do a damn thing for 10 days.… » 8/08/06 3:40pm 8/08/06 3:40pm