All posts tagged Cars

Toyota Prius taxis in Tokyo

Granted, I tend to ride taxis to work and back more than I like to talk about (especially in winter Brrrrrr). But I balance the impact on the environment by riding my bike to work the other days… Maybe I should only ride Prius taxis… but in more than 2.5 years in Tokyo, I have […]

An Automobile With Feelings

[The NYTimes.com] Four inventors working for Toyota in Japan have won a patent for a car that they say can help drivers communicate better by glaring angrily at another car cutting through traffic as well as appear to cry, laugh, wink, or just look around. This seems to be a patent they applied for while […]

SOFT_Bone1 MIT car

[MIT Car] This project comprises the design and build of a concept car which re-invents the car as a designed object, and redefines the user’s relationship to the car and to the city. To take the design process “out of the box,” the prototype will be designed from a new perspective: that of architecture. The […]

Voiture Haute Couture

[ElectrifyingTimes.com] Coqueline Courreges created the new design of the Bulle EV, meaning Bubble in French. Andre Courreges, her famous fashion designer husband, made a prototype in 1969 of a little battery powered car.

Learn to count with cars

[Metropolis] Honda will roll out another minivan in May, probably to be christened the 3 by 2, to reflect its seating layout of two rows of three seats that is currently unique to Fiat’s Multipla. [CarDesignNews] Fiat Trepiuno: the name of this year’s Geneva show car, which actually means “Three-plus-one” states that this is a […]

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