We Need a Google Books for Car Parts

You know about Google Books, right? It's an ambitious project by Google to, essentially, scan and make publicly available every known book. I'm guessing the end goal is to put them all onto a chip implanted in Larry Page's brain so he can always beat anyone in an argument, forever. It's a grand, noble idea, and it's… » 12/22/11 12:00pm 12/22/11 12:00pm

Daihatsu Creates 3D Holographic Dashboard, Apparently

Daihatsu has been working with a supplier to create a 3D holographic display for the dashboard of its futuristic cars. The idea is to have a 2D setup similar to a traditional dashboard that can then project a 3D image into space to create driver awareness of impending safety issues. While it sounds as if using this… » 3/27/08 12:30pm 3/27/08 12:30pm

Thinkware iNAVI GPS Navigation Goes 3D, Really 3D

A Korean company called Thinkware has debuted a navigation device that is taking GPS to another level with extensive 3D environments. This is the appropriately named iNAVI 3D. Not a lot of details are available from the Korean company, but it appears to have accurate 3D environments that can help those visual-minded… » 3/14/08 2:15pm 3/14/08 2:15pm

De Tomaso Revisited: The Stefan Schulze "Panthera"

3D artist and designer Stefan Schulze did something we wish someone inside an actual car company would — revive the design of the Ford V8-powered De Tomaso Pantera of the 1970s. Once sold at Lincoln-Mercury dealerships, the Pantera — along with the Porsche 930 (911 Turbo) — was the symbol of vehicular sexiness for the… » 7/26/07 8:44am 7/26/07 8:44am