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Blow-up seatbelt promises greater crash protection in rear car seats

Seatbelts that inflate in less than 40 milliseconds are to be fitted in cars in Britain for the first time Continue reading “Blow-up seatbelt promises greater crash protection in rear car seats” »  More...

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By BioNews On Wednesday, December 14th, 2011
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Crash risk for drivers on mobile may be overplayed

Talking on mobile phone while driving doesn’t increase chances of a crash, a new study had claimed Continue reading “Crash risk for drivers on mobile may be overplayed” »  More...

By BioNews On Monday, December 12th, 2011
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New ‘high beam’ headlight promises to reduce road accidents

Toyota has announced developing of a new headlight technology that can point high beam at the road ahead without blinding oncoming traffic Continue reading “New ‘high beam’ headlight promises to reduce More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, November 29th, 2011
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Coming soon, vehicles that are self-driven!

An Australian industrial designer has designed Autonomo, a self-driven vehicle that is touted to revolutionize the auto industry by 2030 Continue reading “Coming soon, vehicles that are self-driven!” More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, November 16th, 2011
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Future cars set to become ‘ultimate mobile devices’

In as less as four years, cars could be considered “the ultimate mobile device” that could be connected to the internet, able to locate destinations and designed to talk to other cars to prevent accidents Continue More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, November 8th, 2011
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‘Spider-inspired’ mobile robot goes where humans can’t

Drawing inspiration from spider’s legs, researchers have designed a mobile robot that can explore terrain that is beyond human reach Continue reading “‘Spider-inspired’ mobile robot goes where humans More...

By BioNews On Friday, November 4th, 2011
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Steering sensors to warn you if you’re fainting

You are driving happily until uneasiness overtakes you. But you can know whether it is a fainting spell or a gas, thanks to a new sensor system built into the steering wheel Continue reading “Steering sensors More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, October 18th, 2011
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Perception of car as ‘extension of self’ leads to aggressive driving

People who view their car as an extension of themselves have stronger aggressive driving tendencies and are more likely to break the law on the road, a new study has revealed Continue reading “Perception of More...

By BioNews On Monday, October 17th, 2011
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Now, a motorbike that runs on excrement!

A Japanese company has come up with a motorbike, dubbed Toilet Bike Neo, which will leave nothing to waste, as it will be powered by excrement Continue reading “Now, a motorbike that runs on excrement!” More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, October 11th, 2011
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Now, ‘drone’ inspired robo-car that drives and navigates itself

David Hasselhoff’s self-driving computerised car called ‘KITT’ in the 1980s TV series ‘Knight Rider’ could be a common feature on roads within 15 years Continue reading “Now, ‘drone’ inspired More...