​I'm Incredibly Afraid Of This 218 MPH Electric Bike

There's a difference between building a motorcycle in your shed and bringing an electric hyper-bike to market. Lighting is somewhere in between. They've got racing victories and investment and what seems like solid tech, but there's still a "guy in a garage" vibe that doesn't mesh with my survival instincts at 200… » 5/22/14 2:00pm 5/22/14 2:00pm

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… » 4/17/08 2:40pm 4/17/08 2:40pm

LED Sled: The Audi R8's Diode Lighting

Audi engineers are pretty torqued by the company introducing its first major LED-based lighting system with the R8. According to a press release, the R8 has 210 external LEDs, some of which even illuminate the engine. Among them are 24 front-mounted LEDs — set as running lights amid an assembly inspired by the Sydney… » 12/21/06 1:00pm 12/21/06 1:00pm