Category Archives: AUTOS

Autos covers everything that rolls, sails, flies and anything in between.

Meet Stroke, The Amazing Tilting Electric Cargo Tricycle

Bicycle, electric or not, is more as a mode of transportation than anything else. Unlike say, automobiles, it has little to no cargo capacity and hence, limiting its use. But thanks to the ingenuity of human’s minds, there are cargo bikes to look to if one ever needed to transport more than a backpack or shoulder bag. The Stroke Tilting Electric Cargo Tricycle by Niigata-based Japanese company Daga is one fresh face in the market and boy, is it looking fabulous. Continue reading Meet Stroke, The Amazing Tilting Electric Cargo Tricycle

Mikro MM1 Is A Tiny Electric “Supercar” That Is Super Adorable

At a glance, the Mikro MM1 looks like a Choro-Q version of a Lamborghini supercar, but this thing here is no kawaii toy; it is a full-fledged electric car, or an electric supercar, to be precise. It is goofy. It is weirdly adorable, and more importantly, it is a real car. Perhaps, that’s how (the cute look) consummates the company’s slogan of “changing the world one smile at a time” because, it does put a smile on my face. I am sure it will for you too. Lets face it. How can the Mikro MMI not put a smile on anyone’s face? This thing here is impossibly cute. Continue reading Mikro MM1 Is A Tiny Electric “Supercar” That Is Super Adorable

This ‘Drone Car’ Might Just Be What Congested Cities Need

It aims to be a ‘car’ that can skip the annoying traffic jam, but Koncepto Millenya is basically a huge-ass drone that sits one and so, dancer/backyard inventor Kyxz Mendiola (who I pretty sure the first name isn’t his real name) decided to call his invention a ‘drone car’. Mendiola is the founding member of Philippines-based international dance group called Philippine Allstars and so, I am guessing no one would have thought a dancer would ever succeed in this ambitious endeavor which started six years ago. So yeah, Mendiola is a dancer-turn-amateur engineer. Continue reading This ‘Drone Car’ Might Just Be What Congested Cities Need

Lee Rosario Literally Takes ‘Amphibious’ To The Next Level Of High

I am sure you know what an ‘amphibious vehicle’ is. In the automotive world, it means a vehicle capable of traversing the water and land, and vice versa, seamlessly, but Lee Rosario’s Hyperlight Aeros takes the meaning of ‘amphibious’ to the next level of high. To be more precise, the designer’s concept of ‘amphibious’ is taking it from under the water, as a submarine, straight into the air as an aircraft. Seriously, dude, this is 100% science fiction, but I absolutely love it! Continue reading Lee Rosario Literally Takes ‘Amphibious’ To The Next Level Of High

Believe It Or Not, Yamaha Has Been Making Electric Bicycles For 25 Years

Yamaha makes everything from musical instruments to audio equipment to motorcycles, but do you know, this Japanese multinational corporation also makes electric bicycle, or power assist bicycle? Yes, they do. In fact, the company made the first as far back as 1993 and has been doing so since. While it is not new, it is only until now that Yamaha is bringing its electric bicycles to the U.S. shores. As far as the U.S. market is concerned, Yamaha USA has both street and hybrid riding covered with 4 models to offer: UrbanRush, CrossConnect, CrossCore and YDX-TORC. Continue reading Believe It Or Not, Yamaha Has Been Making Electric Bicycles For 25 Years

Volvo’s New Autonomous Concept Is Basically A Mobile Bedroom

Afraid of flying? Well, fret not because, in future you may be able to embrace the safety of the land and travel in absolute comfort in an autonomous car like the newly unveiled Volvo 360c Autonomous Concept Car which will make you feel like you are traveling in a $20,000 per flight suite on an Airbus A380. It is all-electric and fully autonomous, obviously, and it has a panoramic sweeping glass dome so you can count the stars, lying down, as the car hits the road. Continue reading Volvo’s New Autonomous Concept Is Basically A Mobile Bedroom

Stark Drive Mini Electric Bicycle’s ‘Last Mile’ Includes After Flying

When we talk about the ‘last mile’, we often think the last leg of the journey after disembarking from an automobile and other land-based transportation, but what if, just what if, you are flying? I know right. It’s probably Uber, but what if I tell you that there’s an electric bicycle that wants to tackle the last mile after you landed? Well, the Stark Drive Mini Folding Electric Bicycle is exactly that. One look, you will not find it any different from other electric-assisted bicycle. Continue reading Stark Drive Mini Electric Bicycle’s ‘Last Mile’ Includes After Flying

This Kit Will Turn A 2019 Suzuki Jimny Into A Land Rover Defender

Land Rover has since ceased the production of the iconic Land Rover Defender, but if you have a 2019 Suzuki Jimny, your dream of owning a Land Rover Defender may just come true, albeit one that is very much smaller. Japanese tuner DAMD Inc. has unveiled a new body kit that will turn the new boxy, off-road capable little Jimny into a Land Rover Defender lookalike and boy, is it really a lookalike! The boxy form of the new Jimny, which you either love or hate, provides the perfect blank canvas for this quirky, but I-want-it-somehow car mod. Continue reading This Kit Will Turn A 2019 Suzuki Jimny Into A Land Rover Defender

This Is Shannon, A Self-righting, Water Jets-Propelled Lifeboat

What is a lifeboat if it can’t save itself, right? I mean, a lifeboat is still a boat and therefore it is not necessary safe from the risks facing every other boats. The Shannon class lifeboat, however, built by life-saving charity Royal National Lifeboat Institution, is an advanced lifeboat that is absolutely safe, so it could carry out its life-saving duties efficiently and with utmost safety. Continue reading This Is Shannon, A Self-righting, Water Jets-Propelled Lifeboat

Bosch’s New Kiox Bike Computer Turns The Handlebar Into A Dash Proper

If you are serious about cycling, you will need all the telemetries you can get and a device like the new Bosch Kiox is designed with that in mind. And boy, is it a looker. While some bike computer just look way too dorky, but this one here is like a piece of the future, aesthetically, that is. It comes with magnetic holder that you affix to your bike’s handlebars and the hardware itself is almost phone-like, featuring a 1.9-inch transmissive color display that promised perfect readability even under bright sunlight and on the opposite spectrum, it affords readability even in the dark. Continue reading Bosch’s New Kiox Bike Computer Turns The Handlebar Into A Dash Proper