Car Hacks

Detroit Fair: BigDog

Detroit Fair: BigDog

There are just two weeks left before the first-ever Maker Faire Detroit, taking place on July 31 and August 1 at The Henry Ford. Motor City is a Maker City, and it's exciting to see it all coming together. Among the creative projects coming to the...
Car Controlled using a Cell Phone

Car Controlled using a Cell Phone

This project was done for the completion of BSc degree in computer systems engineering in Palestine Polytechnic University. --- This Project is about using the mobile phone as an advanced Remote Control for a car, by installing a central locking...
Drive a Car with an iPhone Remote

Drive a Car with an iPhone Remote

The car can be remotely steered using a laptop with LabView software as the brains.  A custom app lets you control the pedal and gas with touch sliders on the phone. The steering is taken care of by the iPhone’s accelerometer. Three...
Car Hack: Remotely Drive a Car with an iPhone

Car Hack: Remotely Drive a Car with an iPhone

Should driving a car with an iPhone deserve a ticket? Nah, it should be rewarded.  It might look dangerous but this iPhone hack is just another example of what can be done with an iPhone and uncommon ingenuity. The 10 Outstanding DIY iPhone Hacks...
MIT’s Speedy Motorized Shopping Cart

MIT’s Speedy Motorized Shopping Cart

A few MIT students build this motorized shopping cart out of parts from an old go-cart.  While some students spend college parting, these cool kids used their time to build this babe-magnet of a ride.  You can check out the video demo above and...
DIY iPhone Controlled RC Car

DIY iPhone Controlled RC Car

Combine the power of the Arduino with the iPhone and you’re bound to end up with an outstanding project. Learn how to control an RC car using the multitouch and tilt sensing features of the iPhone. View the Full...
Build a Solar Powered Electric Car

Build a Solar Powered Electric Car

Since electric vehicles are the newest trend among the DIY green community, this solar powered electric car just takes the process one step further.  After previously constructing his own electric car, he wrote up a full tutorial about you how to...
Hack a Honda Accord to Run on Trash

Hack a Honda Accord to Run on Trash

Have a spare car lying in the driveway? Convert it to run on trash. Jim Mason did this by using his “gasifier” to transform solid dry organic trash such as wood chips or nut shells into a synthetic fuel. Whether you have an Accord or not, his...
Electric Vehicle blows past Ferrari, Maserati

Electric Vehicle blows past Ferrari, Maserati

A man by the name of PlasmaBoy creates insanely quick electric vehicles that are capable of annihilating suped up muscle cars using lithium instead of gasoline. His latest creation, White Zombie, holds several world speed records. The video above...
‘69 Pontiac GTO controlled using a iPod Touch

‘69 Pontiac GTO controlled using a iPod Touch

RedEye is great for controlling your home theater, but what about other things? Customers use RedEye to control all kinds of things - Christmas lights, hot tubs, and now, even a vintage 1969 Pontiac GTO. Thanks to Dave Phipps and his son for sharing...