• Long-Haul Trucking Startup Transfix Lands $12 Million Series A

    Long-Haul Trucking Startup Transfix Lands $12 Million Series A

    It’s hard to believe, but freight truck operators logged a stunning 54 billion miles in the U.S. last year without carrying any inventory, according to industry data. The reason: they were trying to get to their next gig. That’s alarming news, considering how bad trucking is for the environment. According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, trucking is the largest… Read More

  • Truck Card Reader And USB Hub Combo

    I wonder why USB specialist Thanko has never thought of this cool card reader and USB hub combo [JP] that looks like a toy truck. The gadget offers a total of three USB 2.0 ports and supports 13 different cards, from microSD to CF cards. Read More

  • Very cool RC toy: "Mission Carrier SWAT truck" with helicopter (video)

    Just yesterday we featured Bandai’s cool remote-controlled heli-robot Sky Armor, and now the same company (its subsidiary CCP, to be exact) announced the Mission Carrier SWAT [JP], a combination of a truck and helicopter. And this toy is even better than Sky Armor. The cool thing about the SWAT truck is the sound and the elevating deck: Push a button on the remote to make the panels in… Read More

  • Dodge truck gets wood; still able to drive coast-to-coast

    How about wood for a fuel? It’s renewable, plentiful, and local. The thought isn’t anything new but with the soaring price in gasoline, it’s making a come back. Just don’t call it a come back ’cause this lumberjack is going to show you what his wood-burning Dodge is made of by driving coast-to-coast. Basically the system gassifies the wood and feeds the syngas… Read More