At a yard sale years ago, I attempted to convince my wife that buying an old unicycle would be the Best Idea Ever. Fortunately for my aging bones, she talked me out of it. But if I ever come across one of these bizarre looking RYNO motorized models, I won’t have to worry about falling down. The vehicle, which incorporates features of the unicycle, motorcycle, and the Segway, includes a gyroscope to keep it upright. Continue reading
Toyota will launch a fuel cell-powered sedan in the U.S. in 2014. The automaker has been showing off the Toyota FCV at auto shows, and says that unlike other fuel cell vehicles, this one will be available for the mass market at an affordable price. Continue reading
This summer the Nissan ZEOD RC will become the first entry at Le Mans 24-hour race to run a one-hour lap of the Circuit de la Sarthe using nothing but electrical power. Equally impressive, though, is the new Nissan DIG-T R 1.5 liter turbo engine that will kick in once the electrical-only portion of the run is completed.