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Transportation

Ewee-PT

The Segway, back when it was first released was supposed to be the new age of modern pedestrian transportation, although it never quite caught on as well as the company had hoped. Now, the German manufacturer called Ewee has created their own Segway-like device called the Ewee-PT. The PT, which stands for personal transporter, uses the same mechanisms as the Segway and is capable of reaching speeds up to 16 km/h. The Ewee-PT will come pre-assembled and ready to use out of the box and will cost $1,039. [SlashGear]

Fortune Hanebrink All Terrain Bike

If you are into the world of big boy toys and are looking for something new to satisfy your cravings then maybe the Fortune Hanebrink All Terrain Bike is just your ticket. It is a zero emissions vehicle that is powered by a 600W brushless motor which is in turn powered by a 10Ah lithium ion battery pack. With a 14 speed gearbox and tubeless tires you should be able to navigate even the most difficult of terrains. [UberGizmo]

Aequus 7.0 Solar Electric Boat

We have seen many solar electric cars and scooters over the past years as they become more an more popular in our growingly green conscious world, but what about boats? This new Aequus 7.0 Solar Electric Boat can accommodate up to seven people and includes a fully functional toilet with wastewater tank and a shower. It is powered by solar panels on the canopy which in turn charge the onboard batteries. Now if they could just make a boat that runs purely on water they would really be in business. [EcoFriend]

Scarab Self-Driven Police Car

In many states there are laws in place ordering policemen not to chase fleeing criminals as it often results in more casualties and injuries than it does result in anything worthwhile. The problem with that is obviously that criminals know that they can easily get away from the police pretty easily. The Scarab Self-Driven Car could be the answer to all of those problems by removing the human element from the high speed chase scenario. It has been designed by Carl Archambeault and is 100% self-driven, lightweight, compact and emits zero emissions. When a speeding vehicle is tagged with a radar gun the Scarab will immediately set off to hunt the vehicle down. [EcoFriend]

Peugeot Competition Spits Out Kickass Concept Car

by Jeremiah on September 30, 2008

RD Futuristic Car Concept from Peugeot

If you come from the future confused and lost in this world this might be your missing vehicle. Straight out of year 2020 the Peugeot competition this RD concept car is everything you want; speed, comfort, space, and even cool. It operates mainly through articulation meaning you can talk to it and it will give you feedback on road conditions, traffic, and route information, etc. It can compact itself so you can maneuver better around high trafficked areas so you can get to your destination faster. Let’s hope this isn’t just for show. [Tuvie via SpeedFlux]

More Details on The First Chainsaw-powered Motorcycle

Still remember the Dolmette, which was touted as the first chainsaw-powered motorcycle in the world? Now we have two new videos about this vehicle. In case you didn’t know, the Dolmette is powered by 24 petrol chainsaws with a 5-speed Harley-Davidson transmission that generates a power output of 125 kW (170 PS) and 130 Nm of torque at the centrifugal clutches. Watch the videos after the jump. [Newlaunches] Read more

Riding a Motorcycle on Water

by Johan on September 11, 2008

Designed by Matt De Bellefeuillehe, the FoilJet MR1 is a new concept vehicle on water that helps reduce water pollution. The concept vehicle is powered by a 20 hp 48 Volt electric engine that can run for three hours after a 10 minute charge. Priced at $15.000, the FoilJet MR1 utilities foils under the hull of the vehicle that reduces water and noise pollution and provides a quiet and clean ride. [Product Page]

Tear Drop Shaped Futuristic Car Concept

by Johan on September 10, 2008

Tear Drop Shaped Futuristic Car Concept

Designed by Woo-Ram Lee, Moville is a compact single passenger vehicle that comes in a tear drop shaped. The concept car features artificial intelligence and zero-emission drive train. It uses electromagnets to rotate the ball wheels. Its artificial intelligence allows the car to connect with other vehicles and road network, so the vehicle can judge where it is located on the road and where other vehicles are. Other feature include some sensors, cameras, and GPS. Find out more pictures after the jump. [Tuvie] Read more

2011 Chevrolet Volt

by Johan on September 8, 2008

2011 Chevrolet Volt

The 2011 Chevrolet Volt is a plug-in series-hybrid electric vehicle by General Motors, which will be released in 2010. The car is designed to run purely on electricity from on-board batteries. For your info, the 2011 Chevrolet Volt concept car was officially introduced at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) on January 7, 2007 in Detroit, Michigan. An updated version was revealed at the Shanghai Auto Show in April 2007 in Shanghai, China, and the final version was unofficially unveiled on the internet on September 8, 2008. [AutoBlog]

Iqua VizorSun BlueTooth Handsfree

Iqua VizorSun is a bluetooth handsfree speaker for automobile that recharges itself using solar energy through the windshield of your car. It practically has unlimited talk time, as long as you drive under optimal lighting. Its flexible panel and large buttons are easy to use. You get to answer/end/reject call, and make voice-dial at the tip of your fingers. It is compatible with any bluetooth mobile phones that support headset or handsfree profile. [Iqua]