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The Gizmodo GizMod Rukus: Our Own Personal Drive-In

As some of you noted in the comments after we installed the PS3, the GizMod Rukus has an HD movie and games system, and three standard definition screens. So this week, we’ve decided to change that by installing an Epson TW450 HD projector.


Steering Wheels And Smartphone Holders Probably Shouldn't Mix

Mounting your phone near your steering wheel – you know, for GPS directions, easy music access – is a good idea. Mounting your phone on your steering wheel probably is not.


Make Your iPhone The Heart And Soul Of Your Car Stereo

I get incensed when I’m in a new car and there’s no way to plug in my iPod. Get with the times, car manufacturers! Or bring them up to speed yourself, with the O’Car, a dedicated iPhone-based head unit.


Someone Finally Gets Their Hands On The Nissan Leaf IRL

At long last, Nissan delivered the first Nissan Leaf to a lucky San Francisco resident. Limited runs of the electric car, which has a 187km range on a single charge, will roll out in five US states over the next year, as Nissan ramps up for the full launch in 2012. [Gearlog]


The Gizmodo GizMod Rukus: Security, Security, Security

If your car had a PS3, wireless router and digital TV tuner in it, wouldn’t you want to put in the best alarm system you could possibly imagine? That’s why we went to the guys at Intelematics to look after security for the GizMod Rukus.


Europe Wants Self Driving Cars, And It Wants Them Now

A project funded by the European Commission is working to develop an infrastructure for self-driving cars. The system, called SARTRE (Safe Road Trains for the Environment), will allow cars to autonomously travel in a convoy. Also, testing begins NOW.


This Is Bonnie And Clyde's Electric Car

All due respect to the Chevy Volt and Tesla Roadster, but the 1920s-inspired Takayanagi Miluira Retro EV just became my electric car of choice. Good thing it’s a one-seater, so I don’t have to share.


The Gizmodo GizMod Rukus: Anyone For GT5?

In an ideal world, every car would come with a Playstation 3 installed under the drivers seat with a copy of Gran Turismo 5 inserted, so you could sit in the back and pretend to drive the car you’re in around a racetrack without the risk of exploding in a fiery ball of pain when you crash. Sadly, this isn’t an ideal world, but thanks to our latest mod, we can do exactly that with the GizMod Rukus.


This Is Why We Have Stop Lights

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I’d like to say that no one was harmed in the making of this video, but when you go through so many car-on-car, car-on-bike and bike-on-bike collisions in such a short amount of time, well, that’s just being unrealistic.


Watch A Chevy Volt Get Assembled In 2 Minutes

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The Chevy Volt! The Car of the Future! Take two minutes out of your day to watch as robots and humans work in harmony to put one together.


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