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Google doodle celebrates Heinrich Rudolf Hertz

Today's Google doodle celebrates the birthday of Heinrich Hertz, a German physicist who expanded the electromagnetic theory of light.

By February 22, 2012


Hitting the road with Hertz's NeverLost GPS

Now in its fifth generation, the Hertz NeverLost system has evolved to include features such as a touch-screen interface and Internet-connectivity. We were tossed the keys to a Hertz rental vehicle and given the task of seeing if the system meets our expectations for a modern GPS device.

By August 18, 2010


Hertz, Marriott offer electric car tryouts

Customers will have a chance to rent and test-drive leading electric vehicles at certain Hertz rental locations, including two Marriott hotels in the San Francisco Bay Area.

By August 24, 2011


Hertz to rent electric cars and bikes from £4 per hour

Hertz has added electric cars, such as the Mitsubishi iMiev and Nissan Leaf to its rental fleet, with electric bikes available too on hourly and daily rates.

By April 15, 2011


Heart-powered iPod hertz with every beat

We'd definitely get a heart-powered iPod--but only if it could skip a track every time our hearts skip a beat.

By March 31, 2011


iPod powered by the human heart hertz with every heartbeat

Our hearts leapt when we heard scientists are working on a way to power your iPod using power from your own heartbeat.

By March 31, 2011


Hertz adds more EV options

Rental car giant partners with Coda Automotive to augment its California rental fleet with 100 electric sedans that get up to 120 miles on a charge.

By November 23, 2010


Hertz NeverLost GPS (photos)

Now in its fifth generation, Hertz Rent-a-car's NeverLost GPS system has evolved into a much more usable device, including features such as a touch-screen interface and Internet-connectivity.

13 Images By August 18, 2010


Inside CNET Labs Podcast 65: It hertz so good

In episode 65 we celebrate Dong's 10th anniversary in the U.S. to this day. Really.

By October 19, 2009


Bass-heavy rap powers implantable medical sensors

A microelectromechanical system out of Purdue vibrates enough to generate power when subjected to sounds in the 200- to 500-hertz range. After testing the device using hip-hop, jazz, blues, and rock, researchers find "rap is the best."

By February 1, 2012