Drivemocion Is An Even More Lazy Way To Express Road Emotions

For when flipping the bird or giving a friendly wave takes just too much effort, one company now offers the Drivemocion, a device that mounts to the rear windshield and will display one of many differ emotions to drivers behind. Was that car nice enough to let you merge on the freeway during rush hour? Greet them with… » 5/27/08 2:40pm 5/27/08 2:40pm

"Dance Jeep" Makes DARPA, Vegas Jealous

DARPA may have that whole "driver-less vehicle" thing locked down and Las Vegas may be the city of lights, but this tricked-out Jeep could probably take a run at making both of them jealous. That is if cities or quasi-public Department of Defense agencies were able to express emotion. Or if they were even alive.… » 4/22/08 2:15pm 4/22/08 2:15pm

Singapore's F1 Night Race Getting LED Flags

The first-ever Formula 1 night race is still on track for September and more details have arisen about some of the safety precautions that will be taken to ensure to well-being of all everyone involved. In addition to the special lighting system installed at the Singapore track, 35 LED flags will be situated around the … » 4/17/08 2:40pm 4/17/08 2:40pm

P-Eye Tire Pressure Sensor Simplifies The Age-Old Task

Forget about the complicated tire pressure monitoring systems integrated into luxury cars, the P-eye makes the task of checking your tire's pressure simple, very simple. It's a cap for the tire that will blink red when the tire is 5-percent below its recommended pressure. The system does have a flaw, albeit a minor… » 4/16/08 5:00pm 4/16/08 5:00pm

Audi Joins the LED Rear-End Revolution

Following a trend that some manufacturers are beginning to embrace, Audi is the latest to offer LED technology in taillights. is the accessory manufacturer that Audi has teamed up. The Audi A4 8E and A3 8L are the two models that will include the LED option. No word as yet on exactly how much that will add to… » 1/29/08 5:45pm 1/29/08 5:45pm

PimpStar LED Rims, The Classy Way To Pick Up Strippers

The end is nigh! The insane individuals at DUB Custom Wheels have now brought us the PimpStar LED wheels, and thus the end of civilization as we know it. Using full color LED lights, a microprocessor and wireless modem, these wheels can display any images you like, on the fly, that can be changed even as you're driving … » 1/08/08 10:30am 1/08/08 10:30am

And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Parts: Replacing 30 Year-Old…

At least one, and perhaps more of us here at the the Jalop not only fantasize about cars on a minute-by-minute basis, but also find time to squeeze in wet dreams about transportation of the two-wheeled variety. While the world of motorcycles can seem foreign and dangerous to the cage driver (that's what we call you… » 2/01/07 10:00am 2/01/07 10:00am

This Totally Will Not End Well: LED Message Scroller for Cars

This is all the roadways' demonstrative arseholes need — a way to fire off literal rejoinders to fellow motorists' hand gestures. It's a new LED scroller that can convey advertising (or other) messages. The company that makes it, MobileLED, appears to be downplaying the product's use by consumers looking to "make… » 3/20/06 5:34pm 3/20/06 5:34pm