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07.29.15
Most 2016 Volkswagen cars can avoid crashes and talk to your phone
07.29.15

Most 2016 Volkswagen cars can avoid crashes and talk to your phone

Volkswagen has just started shipping its 2016 model year, and most of those vehicles will have smart crash avoidance systems, Android Auto and Apple's CarPlay.

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05.09.14
Thieves beware: future ATMs will spray foam that helps track stolen cash
05.09.14

Thieves beware: future ATMs will spray foam that helps track stolen cash

ATM thieves are increasingly focused on digital heists, but many of these robbers still prefer old...

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04.19.13
Volkswagen iBeetle integrates the iPhone through a dock, an app... and that's it
04.19.13

Volkswagen iBeetle integrates the iPhone through a dock, an app... and that's it

Many see Apple and Volkswagen as two peas in a pod given their similar marketing, even if previous...

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01.09.12
Volkswagen E-Bugster Concept is an electric bug that wants to go fast
01.09.12

Volkswagen E-Bugster Concept is an electric bug that wants to go fast

The new new Beetle might have gotten more macho in its latest incarnation, but that didn't stop V...

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07.24.11
The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword will offer item upgrades
07.24.11

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword will offer item upgrades

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword will feature an item upgrade system, as revealed in the ab...

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08.29.10
Inhabitat's Week in Green: of pedal-powered submarines and soda-powered fuel cells
08.29.10

Inhabitat's Week in Green: of pedal-powered submarines and soda-powered fuel cells

Each week our friends at Inhabitat recap the week's most interesting green developments and clean te...

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08.05.10
Volkswagen Beetle converted to run on methane headed for the UK streets
08.05.10

Volkswagen Beetle converted to run on methane headed for the UK streets

Meet the Bio-Bug, a custom modded Volkswagen Beetle which has been converted to run on biogas -- fu...

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04.16.09
Giant mechanized rhinoceros beetle makes its Japanese TV debut
04.16.09

Giant mechanized rhinoceros beetle makes its Japanese TV debut

While it's certainly not all that uncommon to see giant robots wandering the streets of Japan, it l...

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01.29.09
Cyborg beetles commandeered for test flight, laser beams not (yet) included
01.29.09

Cyborg beetles commandeered for test flight, laser beams not (yet) included

Remember that DARPA initiative from a few years back to create cyborg insects? With funding from th...

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