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Remote-controlled snow plow

Now you can plow your driveway from your couch

The ATR Orbiter is a remote-controlled snow plow that can pull an 18 wheeler. Created by Italian robotic company, ATR Robotics, the ATR Orbiter comes with a 42-inch wide snow blade. The stainless steel blade can be swapped out with a bucket that has a carrying capacity of 220 pounds. Learn more at atr-orbiter.net. Transcript: Now you can remove snow from your couch. ATR Orbiter is a remote-controlled snow remover created by Italian robotics company ATR Robotics. The electric robot i

Tough winter triggering road salt shortage, price hikes

The iconic Morton Salt umbrella girl has warned "When it Rains it Pours" since 1914. The mascot in the yellow dress has had it right for 100 years, and at no time has that been truer than during this year's incredibly tough winter. There's been plenty of salt being poured this season, but for municipalities across the country, there might not be enough of it to keep going. The Associated Press is reporting that the weather across the US has been so cold and snowy that Chris Paukert

Watch this R/C Jeep Wrangler plow snow

There's no denying the fact that the Jeep Wrangler is one tough and rugged vehicle, and there is apparently little lost when the SUV is shrunk down for a 1:10th scale radio-controlled version. Proving that the Axial SCX10 Jeep Wrangler is not your run-of-the-mill R/C car, YouTube user Andrew Dykiel posted a pair of videos showing it clear about an inch of snow from his sidewalk and dri

New York City Plow Driver Scrapes Away More Than Snow

Residents say snow plow damaged their street-parked cars

A New York City plow scraped away more than snow early Tuesday morning, Bronx residents say.

Mass. plow driver fired after intentionally covering cars, posting vid to YouTube [w/videos]

Just over two feet of snow fell on the Boston area during a massive Nor'easter earlier this month, and while many citizens relied on public services to dig out of the snow, one snow plow driver apparently had a different idea about how to handle the situation. According to reports on the Lowell Sun and Boston.com, a plow driver named Mark Hussey posted a profanity-laced video on YouTube showing him laughing and expressing hi

BMW E30 3 Series is the Ultimate Plowing Machine?

Don't look now, but snow season is rapidly approaching, and what better car to clear snow from a driveway than a... mint E30 BMW 3 Series Convertible. While most plow vehicles are big, heavy-duty trucks, Nordic Auto Plow didn't want the rest of us to be left out in the cold, so the Chicago-based company developed a plastic, light-duty pl

Missouri rolls out mother of all snow removal equipment, the TowPlow

If you happen to call the East Coast home, there's a good chance you recently woke up to plenty of winter weather. Given that we're facing down a few long months of snow and ice ahead, we thought we'd take the time to explore one of the more interesting innovations in snow removal.

Video: How not to clean up from the NYC snow storm

Tow truck and loader vs. parked Ford Explorer – Click above to watch the video after the jump