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If The Dark Knight Ever Need An Electric Scooter, Stator Would Be It

I will be honest with you. I am not a huge fan of electric scooter. Why? Aesthetically, the look has been copied hundred times over. Plus, this form of last mile transportation irks me much because, most riders ride rashly on pavements, putting pedestrians at risks. Then I saw the Stator Self-balancing Electric Scooter. My perception of electric scooter changed forever. I am sure it already did for you too. Stator is not just minimal; it is minimally beautiful. Continue reading If The Dark Knight Ever Need An Electric Scooter, Stator Would Be It

See See Motorcycles’ Ural Is A Literal Cafe Racer, Because Coffee Machine

Cafe racer is lightweight and often lightly powered motorcycle that is characterized by speed and agility and at one point in the 60s, bikers started using cafe racer to make quick rides between cafe (or cafe hopping, as some prefer to call it). Those what you and I know about cafe racers, but now, a custom bike maker See See Motorcycles, over in Oregon kind of take cafe racer a little more literally. How? By installing a coffee machine in a Ural sidecar. Continue reading See See Motorcycles’ Ural Is A Literal Cafe Racer, Because Coffee Machine

Remotely Operated Fire Fighting Robot Uses Turbine To Combat Fire

This is AIRCORE Remotely Operated Fire Extinguishing System, Magirus Group’s answer to combating dangerous fire, such as fire with threat of explosion. This futuristic vehicle here is indeed a fire truck. But it is no ordinary fire fighting vehicle, it is a turbine-assisted fight fighting robot. It is remotely manned by a single operator from up to 500 meters (1,640 feet) away and it has two modes of fire fighting: high water flow and water mist modes. Continue reading Remotely Operated Fire Fighting Robot Uses Turbine To Combat Fire

Who Is Win-Won Ching And Why We Think He Is A Brilliant Businessman

The electric bicycle industry is quite a cut-throat one. Despite so, differentiation is hardly a thing among these ebike makers. Differentiate and the willingness to back the differentiation are why 68-year-old Singaporean businessman Wai-Won Ching had our attention and our respect. Ching is the businessman behind eZee Kinetic Technology that makes eZee Electric Bikes out of a Shanghai factory. Recently he made headlines for traveling across 12 countries in an epic road trip spanning 60 days that covered nearly 6,500 kilometers (around 4,040 miles!). Continue reading Who Is Win-Won Ching And Why We Think He Is A Brilliant Businessman

Japan’s Red Ladybug Is The Answer To Places Isolated By Natural Disasters

This is Red Ladybug Off-road Fire Truck from Japan’s Morita Group. When it comes to emergency response, no one knows it better than the Japanese. Thus, you can trust Japanese designers to come solutions that will enable first responders to respond the inevitable efficiently. The Red Ladybug is one such solutions. Designed as a multi-purpose first responder vehicle for disasters like earthquake, typhoon, landslide and more, Red Ladybug is highly maneuverable through unforgiving conditions, so that first responders could lend help to places isolated by natural disasters. Continue reading Japan’s Red Ladybug Is The Answer To Places Isolated By Natural Disasters

Harley-Davidson’s First Electric Motorcycle Will Be Launch In 2019

American bike maker, Harley-Davidson, first unveiled its plan to get into the electric movement with Project LiveWire back in 2014. Fast forward to 2018, the company confirms that the 2014 concept will be available as soon as next year. However, while there is light at the end of the tunnel for the 4-year-old concept, details remain scarce at this point. Words had it that it will be a connected bike with connectivity between your smartphone and the motorcycle via Bluetooth technology, allowing you to take calls, leverage on the smartphone’s navigation app and whatnot. Continue reading Harley-Davidson’s First Electric Motorcycle Will Be Launch In 2019

Meet Litelok, The World’s Lightest Secure Bike Lock

Usually bike thieves will be cutting up bike locks rather picking the lock. It is the simplest and quickest way to break the lock and that, folks, is precisely why you need a bike lock that doesn’t fall prey to even the most heavy duty cutter. One such as the Litelok Silver. Billed as the world’s lightest secure bike lock, Litelok is the fruit of consultation with cyclists and bike experts from around the world, combined with Litelok’s experience in bike lock making expertise. Continue reading Meet Litelok, The World’s Lightest Secure Bike Lock

2018 Infiniti Project Black S Is A Hybrid, Has 560 HP And 4-Second Car

You know how automakers often say their involvement in motorsports like Formula 1 helps in advancing the tech on road-going cars? Well, the 2018 Infiniti Project Black S Prototype you see here is one example of that. The Infiniti Project Black S Prototype is a follow up to Nissan luxury marque’s 2017 Infiniti Project Black S design study and it is a platform that showcases how the dual-hybrid electric powertrain technology found on Formula 1 race car can be applied to a road car – drawing on the expertise from across the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance. Continue reading 2018 Infiniti Project Black S Is A Hybrid, Has 560 HP And 4-Second Car

Lexus’ First Luxury Yacht, The LY 650, Is Set To Be Ready In Late 2019

I bet you thought the Lexus Sport Yacht Concept was the last of seafaring vessel from Lexus. Well, the truth is, Lexus is far from over with watercraft. In fact, it is pretty pumped about putting Lexus onto the open waters. Just last month, it has unveiled a 65-foot luxury yacht called LY 650, but unlike the concept seen last year, it will be the first-ever Lexus production yacht and first to use L-finesse, the design language of Lexus, heralding a new era of luxury – Lexus style. Continue reading Lexus’ First Luxury Yacht, The LY 650, Is Set To Be Ready In Late 2019

Mazda Rotary Engine Will Live On… As An EV Range-Extender

Finally, Mazda is getting into the electric vehicle bandwagon… in 2020. The Hiroshima headquartered automaker will launch its first EVs in 2020 as part of the company’s ’Sustainable Zoom-Zoom 2030’ long-term technology development program. Well, I guess it’s better late than never, right? Anyways, this is not an automobile blog and usually, this kind of ‘news’ is not exactly our forfeit and it will be here taking up precious post space, but this one is different because, it involves my all-time personal favorite engine invention: the rotary engine, AKA Wankel engine. Continue reading Mazda Rotary Engine Will Live On… As An EV Range-Extender