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Japan Invents the Electric Baby Bike

October 26th, 2012 | by Jo Borras

Looking every inch like something Margaret won't let me put my baby on, the Assista mamachiri (Japanese for "Mama bike", sorta) is a fully geared pedal-assist bicycle that - surely! - can be easily hacked to positively blitz through modern-day Chicago traffic at break-neck totally safe for babies speeds. It's enough to make the great Nils Ferber (king of the bike-nutters) giggle


47 mpg Diesel Dream Cruise: Mercedes' New SLK250 CDI

August 25th, 2011 | by Jo Borras

Mercedes' newest SLK roadster combines thrilling performance, classic sportscar proportions, and (most relevant from our purposes) incredible fuel economy figures: try 47 miles for each gallon of diesel!



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