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Mercedes-benz Gla

The production version will only be seen in September at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September, but in anticipation of the Shanghai Motor Show next weekend, Mercedes-Benz have given us already a first look at the GLA Concept. The compact crossover vehicle will come equipped with a 2.0-liter turbocharged inline four-cylinder engine or a diesel counterpart, both with 300hp. It will be available sometime in 2014 with 7-speed automatic or 6-speed manual transmission.



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TURN SIGNAL GLOVES

Whether commuting from work or just cruising at night time on your bicycle, being seen by motorists is essential for your safety. These cool Signal Gloves from DOPPELGANGER in Japan, are a definite upgrade on your safety, the gloves have an embedded LED light triggered by a thumb-accessible button that flashes indicating the direction you wish to take, alerting both cyclists and motorists. via ...
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VOLTITUDE ELECTRIC SCOOTER

The Swiss company Voltitude developed a prototype for an electric bicycle that can be carried any, including inside an elevator. It features a hydraulic disc brake, rear wheel drive, anti-theft lock, recycled aluminum wheels, front and rear lighting, all powered by a motor charged by an electric lithium polymer 9,5 amps battery. With this little beauty you can run 20 to 40 miles at a speed of 25 km / h....
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ONEWHEEL

The hoverboard is here! (well not quite), meet Onewheel, a self-balancing one-wheeled electric skateboard. It is basically a skateboard without the wheels and with a big fat wheel in the center, all the electric stuff is neatly hidden inside the aluminum chassis of the board. The board is easy to ride, simply lean forward to drive forward, back to stop and press your heels or toes to turn. When fully charged, the Onewheel has a 6 mile range and can hit speeds of 12 ...
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