Britain is not without its automakers, even if they are all foreign-owned, but Mini certainly ranks among the most quintessentially British of them all. Parent company BMW has cashed in on this with a succession of special editions that celebrate its Anglophilia.
Here is another alternative form of transportation from our friends over at Gizmag. Gizmag is a great source of cool, high-tech gadgets and solutions for everyday life, with a focus on the future. I always enjoy checking them out, and this time I was rewarded with the SolarShuttle boat from the U.K. This 42 passenger boat carries it's passengers around the ecologically-fragile Serpentine Lake, part of England's Hyde Park. Not only are there zero emissions from the boat, but it operates silently