The Fuelshark Won't Save You Gas Because It Runs On Bullshit

You may have heard about the Fuelshark. According to the package, you may have seen it on TV. That same package also says the Fuelshark will save you 10% or more on gas, and all you have to do is plug it into your cigarette lighter. Too bad the Fuel Shark is bullshit. And it's $39.95 worth of bullshit. » 12/10/13 12:10pm 12/10/13 12:10pm

This Is Not A Porsche Panamera Key Fob

Remember the guy who swapped an old phone for a Porsche? Well, this is another shining example of marvellous business talent involving phones and Porsches: I give you the Panamera key shaped mobile straight from China! » 1/17/13 12:00pm 1/17/13 12:00pm

Bert and Ernie now available for your TomTom: "Turn right onto Sesame…

Move over mustaches, it looks like November belongs to the Muppets this year. They've got a new movie coming out, there's an online movement to have them host the Oscars, and now TomTom has announced a series of Sesame Street voices, starting with Bert and Ernie. » 11/10/11 12:50pm 11/10/11 12:50pm

$20 Key Fob Camera Could Make Online Videos Crazier

The Micro Camera is a key fob-shaped camera which weighs only half an ounce, can record an hour of 480p video and HD audio and only costs $20. Its cheapness and size may make every car video way more awesome. » 9/22/10 2:30pm 9/22/10 2:30pm

Drivemocion: The Automotive Idiot Light

Just as Mr. Orosz makes the case for an automotive idiot light, we find one. Meet the Drivemocion, a wireless widget you mount to the back window which by a button press can rage or apologize to fellow motorists. » 9/21/10 9:00am 9/21/10 9:00am

iPad Steering Wheel Mount A Hoax

Video of a man selling the safety benefits of a custom steering wheel mount for an iPad is spreading like herpes across the web today. It's horrible, infuriating and also a complete fake. » 5/21/10 12:00pm 5/21/10 12:00pm

Ford Debuts Voice-Control Of Smartphone Apps, But Not For iPhone

Ford's adding voice control for Android and Blackberry apps like Pandora to their SYNC in-car infotainment system. Now the only risk in "thumbing up" a Dave Matthews Band song while driving is to your cred. But where's the iPhone control? » 4/20/10 9:30am 4/20/10 9:30am

Use Your iPhone To Make Your Crapcan Sound Like A Supercar

The high-pitched squeaks coming out of your four-banger Toyota Corolla impress no one, but download an iPod app that uses the accelerometer to make your car sound like a supercar and at the very least you'll amuse a few people. » 4/02/10 4:45pm 4/02/10 4:45pm

Japanese Wall-Climbing Laser-Controlled Cars All We Want For Christmas

Takara Tomy already had our interest with Aero Spider cars, capable of racing up walls with the use of reverse suction fans. Now they blast into awesome with "laser" control. Thank Gamera there's video of these wall-climbing machines in action. » 12/11/09 1:00pm 12/11/09 1:00pm

Mercedes Dual-View Front Seat Screen Finally US-Bound

Mercedes Splitview — a system allowing for simultaneous navigation system data displayed to the driver while DVD video's displayed to the passenger on the front seat LCD screen — is finally arriving as an option on US-spec S-class luxobarges. » 12/09/09 12:30pm 12/09/09 12:30pm

Fifth-Wheel Parallel Parking Device Faster Than Lexus, Ford Systems

Extraordinarily complicated parallel parking aid? Yes, but it's still less complicated — and more effective — than the Lexus or Ford auto-parking systems. Mechanical systems, FTW! (Hat tip to SkullDriveShaft!) » 10/28/09 9:45am 10/28/09 9:45am

Banks Power To Debut iQ Dash Computer At SEMA

Banks Power, the company behind some of the fastest diesel trucks, has turned its tuning prowess to a fully-featured dashboard computer. Called the iQ, it's the perfect stocking stuffer for anyone curious about their exhaust gas temperature. » 10/26/09 4:00pm 10/26/09 4:00pm

Amazon Users Hack Steering Wheel Laptop Desk Page, Show Outcome Of Use

We were all set to rip on this steering wheel-mounted laptop desk when we discovered that Amazon's own users had already done it for us. The reasons why driving and blogging don't mix below. » 10/26/09 12:30pm 10/26/09 12:30pm

Spy Camera Hidden In Fake Key Fob

Brilliant Hong Kong electronics maker Brando has come up with a new gadget for the spying car guy, a fake key fob with a built in spy camera. It's even got an SD slot for extended observation. » 10/23/09 1:30pm 10/23/09 1:30pm

Nissan Develops Fish-Mimicking Robot Safety Cars

Fish are able to travel in huge schools and change direction without colliding, an ability Nissan is attempting to mimic with their Eporo robot car. Although able to travel around obstacles in groups we're told they still can't catch Pac-Man. » 10/01/09 4:00pm 10/01/09 4:00pm

Audi R8 USB Drive Won't Break Data Transmissions

The same guys who created the 500gb Nissan GT-R are hard at work on their next car/nerd device, an Audi R8 USB drive. Storage and prices will vary, but watch eBay if you're interested in a more Bruce thumb drive. » 9/23/09 12:30pm 9/23/09 12:30pm

Audi A4 Allroad Features Headlamp Converter For Euro Market

In case you didn't know it, your headlamps are aimed differently; the driver's side is positioned lower than the passenger side. No problem in the US, but when right-of-way lanes change in Europe, trouble. Audi's got a neat little fix. » 8/21/09 8:30am 8/21/09 8:30am

The 25 Most Useful Car Technologies

The other day we talked about bad car technology, the stuff designed to remove you from the experience. Now, let's look at good technology, the stuff designed to make driving better for you, the driver. » 8/04/09 4:00pm 8/04/09 4:00pm