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Lit Motors C-1, Bike or Car? You Decide

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Looking at the picture above, you are probably trying to decide what the heck this thing is. I'm right there with you. The Lit Motors C-1 isn't quite a motorcycle, but nor is it really a car. This two-person transport has just a pair of wheels and has been gyroscopically stabilized so it doesn't tip over.

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Hase Klimax 2x power assisted recumbent bike keeps away rain

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Tge Hase Klimax 2x recumbant bike saves you from the rain with an optional portable rain cover. It's basically a recumbant bike (it's really a trike, since there are three wheels), but it is power-assisted. There is an electric motor there to "assist users climbing hills or over logner stretches." There are pedals too, if you want to make use of your own human power.

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London Heathrow Airport gains ULTra PRT autonomous point-to-point transport pods

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Do you know what's the biggest problem with the typical shuttle buses that you find at many airports? They have to run on an endless loop, even if there are no passengers that need to get from point A to point B. You also end up stopping at stops that neither have people getting on or people getting off. The new autonomous pod car system by ULTra PRT, unleashed at Heathrow Airport in London, fixes that.

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Paper waste powered car roams Washington

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We've all heard about alternative fuels and how we should be considering them for the next generation of vehicles. You could use hydrogen fuel cells, but Novozymes and Fiberight have come up with a more interesting solution: paper. They've taken waste paper and waste cardboard from government offices in DC and turned that garbage into gas.

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