Author Archives: anik

Hyundai hunts scantily clad SEMA models with camper Tucson

This Hyundai Tucson “Adventuremobile” is a campers dream. The Treeline Tamarack roof-top tent combined with solar panels will make this the Ritz-Carlton of the forest. ADVENTUREMOBILE TUCSON READY FOR ANYTHING We’ve already seen Hyundai Tucsons lifted and lowered for this year’s SEMA show, but we haven’t seen one you could camp on — until now. John Pangilinan will unveil his tent-topped Tucson on ... Read More »

Supras, NSXs, RX-7s and more! Japanese cars of the 1980s and ’90s shine at new SoCal show

Is it fair to say that the majority of traditional car collectors have yet to acknowledge any Japanese cars as “classic”? Maybe so. But those “traditional” car collectors are missing out. On Sunday, the same people who put on the Japanese Classic Car Show every year in Southern California held a new event for more modern vehicles. They called it ... Read More »

These are the finalists for the 2016 Green Car of the Year award

The Toyota Prius is an obvious choice to be on the list, but the Honda Civic is a surprise. NO DIESELS MADE THE CUT — AND THEY’RE NOT ALL HYBRIDS Green Car Journal recently announced the finalists for its 2016 Green Car of the Year award. Strangely enough, no diesels made the cut, but it’s not all hybrids, either: The gas-powered Honda Civic and Hyundai ... Read More »

Borgward is back with BX7 crossover headed to Frankfurt motor show

The BX7 will make its debut in Frankfurt next week, but it’ll go on sale in China at first.PHOTO BY BORGWARD CHINESE-BUILT SEVEN-SEATER EXPECTED TO START AT $30,000 ONCE IT GETS HOME TO GERMANY Borgward, the German marque which has been on hiatus for a few decades, has revealed its comeback car ahead of the Frankfurt Motor Show next week. ... Read More »

Space Trip – Christmas Present of the Year

December 15, 2030 – There’s no doubt what the most popular Christmas present will be this year. Influenced by the launch of the first manned mission to Mars next month, you will most likely get a present with stars, a gift card for a spacetrip. The interest in the suborbital trips (100 km above the surface of the Earth) have ... Read More »

Icelandic Hydrogen Finally Pushed Gasoline Off the Road

November 19, 2040 – Today was a historic day for Iceland when their President this morning at a symbolic ceremony officially shut down the last gasoline pump in the country. Iceland is a model country when it comes to the fuel transition from gasoline to hydrogen and became today the first country in the world to complete it. This date ... Read More »

First Marathon Under Two Hours

September 30, 2030 – Yesterday the 20-year-old Ethiopian wonderchild Demeke Retta took his first victory in the Berlin Marathon and became the first man under two hours ever! The new record is one hour 59 minutes 47 seconds. This was Demeke’s third victory in a major marathon of only five starts and he was of course very happy: “I knew ... Read More »

Euro Banknotes Invalid by Friday

September 26, 2040 – Hurry up if you still have euro banknotes lying around in your drawers, Friday is the last day for you to cash them in. Officials said yesterday that they are very pleased with the transition in removing the banknotes and coins from the market. Due to the lack of demand for cash and the development of ... Read More »

First Tourist Heading for Mars

September 21, 2050 – At a press conference today it was announced that the first tourist heading for Mars will be the 38-year-old US businessman Patrick Clifford. He will leave the earth in the launching window of June 2052 and set his foot on the surface of Mars in November, together with the other 6 astronauts assigned for the mission ... Read More »

Beam Yourself Around the World with Telebeamer

September 12, 2035 – Are you kidding? Is it possible to beam myself? No, of course not, but you can now make a 3-D projection of yourself anywhere in the world. The first product for real teleimmersion has been released, the Telebeamer. It consists of four 2-meter pillars, to set up so they form a square of about 4 square ... Read More »