Hino Motors Japan, unveiled a monitor system for trucks to display a bird’s eye view of the vehicle in color, as well as its surroundings, captured with four identical cameras. The Hino..
The Railway Technical Research Institute in Kokubunji, Tokyo, has developed a streetcar powered by a lithium battery that can recharge in under a minute. The institute will start conducting test runs in..
The Airbus A380 superjumbo has touched down at Sydney Airport, marking the completion of the first commercial flight for the world’s largest airliner. Passengers on board the flight declared the price of..
Maruti Suzuki India’s Manesar plant has won a 2007 Nikkei “Monozukuri” Award. The award reflects a high independent evaluation of technological advances and Japanese-style quality control used at the Manesar plant, which..
Nissan today announced the launch of the Nissan GT-R, an ultimate super car for anyone, anywhere, at anytime. The Nissan GT-R features a newly developed Premium Midship package, including the world’s first..
Kaneko Sangyo Co. Japan has developed a portable toilet ”Kurumarukun” for use inside a car that totally conceals the user with a curtain. The new ”Kurumarukun” toilet is the first ever model..
Sanyo Chideji Gorilla world’s first portable HDD car navigation system with a built-in tuner for T-DMB
Sanyo Chideji Gorilla (NV-HD880FT) is the world’s first portable HDD car navigation system that is equipped with a built-in tuner for terrestrial digital media broadcasting (T-DMB) (12 + 1 segments). The monitor..
Hitachi has developed a finger vein authentication system that can be installed on a car steering wheel. Hitachi pointed out security and usability as two advantages of installing the finger vein authentication..
Optex Drive Viewer DV-01 is a driving recorder that can play back movies and sounds right after an accident by using a car navigation system. To play back a recorded movie on..
Sanyo Electric Co, Japan announced the development of an automotive omni-directional monitor system that can display a bird’s eye view of the vehicle shot with four cameras. The cameras are mounted on..