Wednesday, August 10, 2011
Tata to build the world's cheapest house - 20 square metres for US$715: "There is absolutely no doubt that the human condition thrives on challenge. Fresh from creating the world's cheapest car, the US$2500 Tata Nano, Tata Corporation is now intending to create the world's cheapest house."
Posted by steve at 10:04 AM
Orphiro electric motorcycle set for September launch: "While I'm a big supporter of the push for the electrification of the motorcycle, I'm not really a big fan of the sports bike or the street bike or off-road bikes - my tastes lean towards custom cruisers like the electric chopper from Orange County Choppers."
Posted by steve at 10:02 AM
Twice the height of the Empire State - EnviroMission plans massive solar tower for Arizona: "An ambitious solar energy project on a massive scale is about to get underway in the Arizona desert. EnviroMission is undergoing land acquisition and site-specific engineering to build its first full-scale solar tower - and when we say full-scale, we mean it! The mammoth 800-plus meter (2625 ft) tall tower will instantly become one of the world's tallest buildings."
Posted by steve at 10:01 AM
Shelby Supercar Tuatara aims for Bugatti Veyron 268 mph speed record for production cars: "The aluminum and carbon fiber SSC Tuatara was styled by talented American designer Jason Castriota, and will run a mid-rear mounted, seven-litre, twin-turbo, Quad camshaft V8 producing 1,350 bhp."
Posted by steve at 10:00 AM
BlueDrone Android-controlled RC car: "The Parrot AR.Drone quadricopter was one of the first smartphone-controlled RC toys ... and it won't be the last. This example called BlueDrone (which isn't from Parrot) is an RC car in the form of Nissan GT-R 1:20 scale model, controlled by an Android-based device via Bluetooth connectivity."
Posted by steve at 9:58 AM