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    Report: Toyota working on cars that hover above the roadway
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    Toyota is one of the largest automakers in the world, but it's not content simply building and selling conventional cars – it's been at the forefront of numerous advancements in ground transportation. It is widely credited with advancing the cause of hybrid propulsion, and alongside Audi ...

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    Report: Top Gear in dustup over alleged staged hovercraft scene [w/video]
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    Top Gear walks a very narrow line between documentary, sitcom and reality television. And while some aspects of it are true, it shouldn't be a huge shock that there are plenty of staged elements. Still, there seem to be elements of the British public that think everything shown on the telly is ...

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    ETC: Artist imagines eerie world where cars have no wheels
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    The wheel ranks right up there with the telescope and four-slice toaster in the pantheon of inventions that have moved humankind forward. But what if a circle in three dimensions had never occurred to anyone, and we all had just moved on without it? Perhaps we'd be driving around in Lucas Motors ...

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    Video: Where it's going, the DeLorean hovercraft doesn't need roads
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    Our favorite DeLorean-turned-hovercraft is back. The Kickstarter-funded project was originally the brainchild of grad student Matthew Riese, and the last time we saw it, the floating car was busily hovering around McCovey Cove in San Francisco. This time, Riese's creation has taken to bombing ...

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    Video: Did a California company just perfect hover bike technology?
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    Will we soon be commuting on real-life hovercraft soon? It depends on what you mean by "soon," "commuting" and "real-life." Aerofex has released video showing its two-rotor, one-manned vehicle lifting off the ground, negotiating turns and landing. But Gizmag says the most amazing claim from ...

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    Video: DeLorean hovercraft shows up in McCovey Cove
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    What's better than any Back to the Future tribute DeLorean? This. Because hovercraft. And thanks to the guys at Deadspin, we can present video of it frolicking in McCovey Cove outside last night's Giants/Rockies game. As Deadspin reports, the DeLorean hovercraft's build was Kickstarter-funded ...

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    Spaceballs hovercraft floats in from obscurity
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    The Mel Brooks Star Wars send-up Spaceballs may be most memorable for its flying Winnebago, but a hovercraft also features in the hilarious action. Like a lot of movie prop vehicles, the hovercraft that carted Dark Helmet around had no power source of its own (other than a Napoleonic Rick Moranis ...

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    Video: Zero wheels, all awesome - Homebuilt Kiwi 'hovercraft'
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    Homemade flying hovercraft – Click above to watch video after the jump
    Rudy Heeman, an inventor in New Zealand, has created a flying hovercraft. We'll admit right now that it has little nothing to do with cars, but it is ridiculously cool. Heeman wants to make and sell them for only ...

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