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Transportation

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]