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Batmobile toy uses augmented reality to show the driver's view

This new ride is exactly the kind of thing Bruce Wayne would have built if he went into toy design instead of crimefighting.

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Uber gives drunks the Bop It toy to keep drivers safe

Uber is experimenting with Bop It toys to keep inebriated passengers entertained, and less likely to assault their drivers, in Charlotte, NC.

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Even diecast Tesla Model S toys are expensive

You, Too, Can Own A Tesla For Just $210

Tesla is starting to make diecast mini-versions of the Model S electric sedan.

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Does Hot Wheels make a better Tesla Model S?

Hot Wheels Version Is Pimped, Matchbox Is Stock

Mattel will unveil Matchbox, Hot Wheels die-case mini versions of the Tesla Model S electric sedan.

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How to turn your living room into a Mario Kart course

There's now a way to bring all of the fun and competitiveness of a game of Mario Kart to your living room floor with a tech project called RomoCart. The game uses cameras, a projector, robots and special programming to create an infinite variety of courses on your floor based around any obstacles in the way. Once the race begins, you can even drop bananas or shoot missiles just like in the game.

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Camatte concept puts the Toy back in Toyota [w/videos]

It's been two years since Toyota first revealed its Camatte show car at the Tokyo Toy Show. Though sadly never destined for production, Toyota brought the concept back the following year as the Camatte 57s roadster, and is now

New Bright creating exclusive 1:8 scale radio-controlled C7 Corvette

If you want a new 2014 Chevrolet Corvette but can't quite save up enough pennies for the monthly payment, we have good news for you. Toymaker New Bright has pulled the covers off of its 1:8 scale remote-controlled version of the American sports car. Complete with a very detailed interior and LED headlights, this large-scale R/C is as close as most of us will ever come to having one of the menacing Zach Bowman

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Toyota Camette pedal car comes in two customizable flavors *UPDATE

This is the Toyota Camette. Sure, it looks a little like the coolest microcar from 1962 that you never saw, but it's really a brand new "toy" Toyota that will be unveiled at the Tokyo Toy Show tomorrow.

Corvette Z06 bed upgrades your childhood

We've reported plenty on items we'd like to place in our automotive-themed dream house, from engine-block coffee tables and Pininfarina desks to Aston Martin loveseats and Noah Joseph

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Ken Block gets own line of Hot Wheels in time for holiday season

Like floods, wildfires and tsunamis, the Ken Block marketing machine is a force of nature. The exhibition driver has partnered up with Mattel for a special line of Hot Wheels toys that include 1:64-scale die cast versions of Block's WRC Ford Fiesta in either black or white liveries.

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Watch this R/C tank tow a real Toyota SUV

It's no Ford F-150, but this toy tank earns our respect for its towing prowess nonetheless. That second-generation Toyota Land Cruiser Prado Model 90 weighs over two tons, but the not-so-little remote control tank seems to have no problem pulling it through a parking lot to the amusement of quite a few onlookers.

REPORT: James May to build life-sized Lego house. But what's in the garage?

James May, a.k.a. Captain Slow on Top Gear, has a BBC show called James May's Toy Stories. After building an award-winning Plasticine garden and the world's largest model airplane, the next thing on May's list is a house built of Legos. A two-storey house. And he intends to live in it for a weekend.

Moov toy concept allows kids to build the vehicle they want

BergToys has a great idea for a human-powered children's toy: Moov. The concept is your basic kid's big-wheel or push scooter but the parts of the toy are interchangeable and they allow a child to make several different kinds of vehicles. The creativity of the child is also opened up because they can create vehicles not in the manual. How about a unicycle? Hey BergToys, make one for us bigger kids because I wouldn't mind transforming my mount

H2G0 - Corgi's cool new R/C fuel cell toy car

Who says fuel cell cars are years away? Okay, everyone. But fuel cells toy cars are here today! Recently, we told you about the toy maker Corgi making a new fuel cell toy car designed by the legendary Lascelles Linton

Get your Flux Capacitors right here!

Okay, let's get this straight. Back to the Future movies: cool. Making your DeLorean into a replica of the movie car: incredibly lame. Halfway between would be a reproduction flux capacitor. If you did buy this thing, you could certainly attain full lameness by installing in in your non-DeLorean.

Autoblog Project Edsel part 2 - Paint, round one

Yeah, so that didn't work out so well. At least I'll get more practice painting. Project Edsel's time for primer had come, so I thinned some Tamiya X21 into the reservoir and fired up the compressor. It took a while to figure out the proper flow and pressure setting (a pressure gauge would be helpful to adjust the compressor's regulator), but once everything was connected up and filled, I was ready to shoot some paint.

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