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    Translogic 161: Detroit bike culture explored
    We Go For A Spin With Detroit Bikes, Slow Roll Detroit and the East Side Riders 1413822660

    Detroit is known as the Motor City due to its rich automotive history and deep affinity for cars. So, what are all these people-powered, two-wheeled wonders doing everywhere? Bike culture has taken over Detroit, from group rides that attract massive crowds to new manufacturing in old factories. ...

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    Translogic 160: Detroit Bus Company
    Keeping The Motor City On The Move With Biofuel Buses 1412613900

    We've all heard the stories of Detroit's stretched city services failing its residents, but we hear less about the residents who have stepped up to fill the gaps for their community. Meet Andy Didorosi, the 27-year-old founder of The Detroit Bus Company. Andy's colorful, graffiti-art-covered ...

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    Translogic 159: V2X Demonstrations at ITS World Congress
    Vehicle-To-Infrastructure Communication Could Lead To Smarter, Safer Roadways 1411404300

    A few years ago, the hot term in car connectivity was V2V, or vehicle-to-vehicle communication. Now, another techy abbreviation has taken hold: V2X, or vehicle-to-anything-you-can-imagine. We head to the ITS World Congress in Detroit, MI, to see how the cars of the future will communicate with ...

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    Translogic 158: Works Electric Rover and Custom Chopper
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    Translogic host Jonathon Buckley heads to Portland, OR on a mission to prove that scooters aren't just a toy fad. A motorized scooter can be a viable solution to the "last mile" problem many city commuters face. Meet the Works Electric Rover, a serious scooter made from aircraft-grade aluminum, ...

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    Translogic 157: Water-powered Hoverboard
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    In 2012, Translogic featured a unique jet ski-powered device known as the Flyboard, which transformed its pilot into a sort of aquatic Iron Man. With hydro-thrusters at the hands and feet, Flyboard enabled water-powered flight and incredible ariel tricks. The folks from Zapata Racing are back ...

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    Translogic 156: Illuminati Motor Works Seven
    We Drive The 207 MPGe Automotive X-Prize Runner-Up 1407774600

    In 2007, the Automotive X-Prize offered a $10 million purse for the development of a street-legal car capable of achieving 100 miles per gallon equivalent. As intended, the challenge spurred innovation and creative thinking, leading to some of the most interesting green concepts we've seen at ...

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    Translogic 155: 2014 Cadillac ELR
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    For the past decade, Cadillac has been searching for ways to breathe life into its lineup of luxury sedans and SUVs. While it has enjoyed recent success with the CTS and Escalade, brand perception still skews older and stuffier than Caddy's German and Japanese counterparts. Can the electrified ...

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    Translogic 154: Elio Motors
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    What does the three-wheeled, super-efficient Elio have in common with a gas-guzzling Hummer? Both use a standard internal combustion engine in favor of a hybrid or electric setup, and the Elio will be built in the same Louisiana factory that once hummed to the tune of H3 production. The ...

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    Translogic 153: 2015 BMW i8
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    The 2015 BMW i8 is the second model in the Bavarian automaker's eco-friendly i-branded lineup. The i8's plug-in hybrid powertrain combines a turbocharged 1.5-liter three-cylinder engine with a 96-kilowatt electric motor to make 357 horsepower and 420 pound-feet of torque. Together, this ...

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    Translogic 152: Lamborghini Huracán LP 610-4
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    Translogic host Jonathon Buckley heads to Circuito Ascari in Ronda, Spain to check the tech on the all-new Lamborghini Huracán LP 610-4. For this Lamborghini, good things comes in threes: three driving modes, three gyroscopes and three accelerometers. Can all this technology combine with a ...

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    Translogic 151: Mission Motorcycles
    We Get An Early Ride On Mission's Range-Topping RS Electric Motorcycle 1401727500

    Translogic's new host Jonathon Buckley heads to La Honda, CA for the chance to ride the Mission RS electric motorcycle. Can this plug-in superbike from Mission Motorcycles keep up with the gas-powered competition? Jonathon puts the RS to the test, then sits down with Mission Motorcycles' founder ...

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    Translogic moves to Autoblog with new host
    From Tasmania to Translogic, Jonathon Buckley takes the wheel 1401722100

    Translogic is moving to Autoblog with a new host, Jonathon Buckley. The award-winning video series has covered breakthroughs in transportation technology since it launched on AOL Autos in 2011. Jonathon will now continue that tradition at Autoblog. In the weeks ahead, Translogic will deliver ...

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    LAPD BatCat is a criminal's remote-controlled nightmare
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    The Los Angeles Police Department has an annual budget for 2013 of almost $1.4 billion. That's a lot of money, but it also allows one of the biggest police departments in one of the country's biggest cities to buy some really, really cool toys. Toys like this - the BatCat. The BatCat is a ...

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    Translogic gets inside look at Terrafugia Transition flying car
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    It was only a month ago when Terrafugia took its Transition flying car (or driving plane, as CEO Carl Dietrich says) to the EAA AirVenture show in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, for some exposure and its first public flight demonstration. We know the flight was a success, but Translogic was also there to ...

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    How to hack a Buick Regal with CarKnow
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    If you own an Apple iPhone or Android device, perhaps you've been tempted to jailbreak or root it. This process gives you access to the the software's code, and can be used to make minor or drastic changes to its operating system. CarKnow, a company in Boston, is working applying a similar ...

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    The Shredder is like a jet-ski for land, with tank treads
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    Blending the attributes of an ATV, a jet ski, a tank and a skateboard is no easy task, but that is just the diverse kind of capability that the BPG Werks DTV Shredder is offering to the powersports market. The Shredder is powered by a 196cc, two-stroke gasoline engine, which is connected to a ...

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    DIY: Turn your GoPro into a 24-hour dash cam [w/video]
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    If you've noticed a disturbing lack of dash cam in your life, our friends at sister site Translogic have just the thing for you. They've worked up a quick play-by-play for how to turn your GoPro Hero3 into a go-anywhere camera to record everything that goes on in front of your vehicle. The steps ...

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    Translogic takes post-mortem spin in Carbon Motors E7 police car
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    It's a shame Carbon Motors seems to be dead on arrival. The company's E7 Police Cruiser is a purpose-built law enforcement vehicle with plenty of well-executed innovations. Rather than slather a civilian vehicle in gear and call it a day, the company engineered the E7 with law enforcement in mind ...

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    Translogic test drives the Epic Torq three-wheeled EV roadster
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    Only about a week ago did the company Epic EV makes its very first delivery of the Torq Roadster to a customer. Before that, our colleagues at Translogic spent some time with company founder Chris Anthony and were the very first to get some seat time in this ...

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    Translogic goes two-wheeling with the electric Brammo Empulse R motorcycle
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    The Translogic crew has trekked northward to Ashland, OR, to ride the epically electrified Brammo Empulse R motorcycle. With a six-speed transmission that enables both huge accelerative potential and 100+ mile per hour top speeds, as well as a maximum range of 121 miles, the Empulse R case on ...

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