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Reevu shows off the world’s first rear vision motorcycle helmet system

Reevu shows off the world’s first rear vision motorcycle helmet system

While helmets aren't required in many states to ride a motorcycle on the streets, a huge number of riders do choose to wear a helmet to help protect them in the event of an accident. One of the complaints of wearing a helmet is that it limits some of your vision and makes it more difficult to see what's going on behind you. A company called Reevu has a helmet that has the world's first rear view imaging system built right in.

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GM recalls over 145,000 mid-size trucks over hood latch issue

GM recalls over 145,000 mid-size trucks over hood latch issue

If you happen to own a Chevy Colorado or a GMC Canyon between the years 2010 and 2012, you might be in for a recall. General Motors has announced a recall for over 145,000 of these mid-size trucks due to an issue with the hood latch that could result in the hood opening while the vehicle is being driven. GM notes that 118,800 are in the US, 15,264 in Canada, 7,492 in Mexico, and the rest are exports.

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Fisker hit hard by Hurricane Sandy

Fisker hit hard by Hurricane Sandy

A lot of places suffered the wrath of Sandy as it collided with the East Coast last week, but one manufacturer in particular was left with quite a mess to clean up after Sandy had passed. Fisker says that 300 of its Karma electric vehicles were destroyed by Sandy as they sat in a New Jersey port. Fisker sells each one of those Karmas for about $100,000 here in the States, so Sandy managed to destroy a lot of really expensive product when it made landfall.

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Quadski is nothing like a brewski

Quadski is nothing like a brewski

There are plenty of amphibious vehicles already out there, but those tend to be large and bulky vehicles that might not be ideal for getting around in the tight confines of some off-road spaces like an ATV can. The new amphibious vehicle has surfaced that appears to be a combination of a four-wheeler, and a jet ski called the Quadski. The vehicle is designed to carry one person and will cost more than a nice new car.

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Aerofex hover bike is the coolest vehicle ever

Aerofex hover bike is the coolest vehicle ever

When I was a kid, I was a cub scout and the only thing I remember that was cool from the experience was the magazine that came with the membership. The coolest thing about that magazine wasn't the articles or puzzles. The cool part was the ads in the back for things like x-ray glasses and this awesome DIY hover vehicle powered by a vacuum cleaner motor. Sadly, my mother would never let me take her vacuum apart to build one, but if Aerofex is successful with its hover vehicle, I won't need a vacuum.

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Fiat 500L getting optional espresso maker

Fiat 500L getting optional espresso maker

Can't get enough espresso? Stopping by Starbucks four times a day is all well and good, but true coffee fans make their own. In their cars. Fiat has announced that the 500L will come with an optional built-in espresso maker when it rolls off the line in October, leaving us a little excited and only slightly terrified. Lavazza will be supplying the coffee makers for what Fiat says is "the first standard-production car in the world to offer a true espresso coffee machine." It even comes with matching cups!

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Tesla talks future EV models for 2015

Tesla talks future EV models for 2015

2012 has already been a pretty big year for Tesla. Just last month it started shipping out the first of its Model S cars to customers, and earlier this year the company announced that its Model X crossover will enter production in late 2013. Despite having one model fresh off the assembly line and another entering production soon, Telsa has revealed plans for a third model, which chief designer Franz von Holzhausen hopes will enter production as early as 2015.

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