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Uber Self-Driving Cars

Starting at the end of this month in Pittsburgh, Uber will be providing a fleet of autonomous Volvo XC90 SUVs, all summoned by the app to take passengers where they want to go. Uber have teamed up with Volvo for their own autonomous driving project, they will install their own driverless control system for the specific needs of their ride-hailing service. They have been modified to include an array of sensors, cameras, laser systems, radar and GPS so that they can fully drive themselves.

source: Bloomberg




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PULSE URBAN BIKE | BY TEAGUE | Image

PULSE URBAN BIKE | BY TEAGUE

The Pulse Urban Bike is a creation by seatle designers TEAGUE, its a innovative urban bike concept formed to meet all the standard necessities of bike commute. It features electric turn signals, located both on the edge of each handle and at the rear indicator light, that can be controlled form the handlebars and a glowing frame that lights up when the rider needs it. ...
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FRISKER SURF

The Californian manufacturer Frisker, best known for itīs electric sports car called Karma, officially presented itīs station wagon model, dubbed the Surf at the Frankfurt Motor Show in Germany. The sporty station wagon should use an electrical assembly very similar the Karma, 408 horsepower, 0 to 60mh in just 5.8 seconds, reaches a top speed of 120mh and runs 50 miles until the gasoline power generator is activated. The Surf will be available in 2013....
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2014 TRIUMPH TIGER EXPLORER XC | Image

2014 TRIUMPH TIGER EXPLORER XC

Almost all major motorbike manufacturers have models that compete in the adventure touring category, for British brand Triumph their bet in this segment is the Tiger Explorer. The new Triumph Tiger Explorer XC is one beast of bike, it is equipped with a 3-cylinder engine, capable of generating the greatest power among all its competitors, producing 135hp and 121Nm of torque. It also features a ride-by-wire throttle, traction control, cruise control, swit...
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