The startup hopes bicycle-phobic people will like its lightweight three-wheeler, whose battery gives it a 30-mile range before pedaling.
Google sends a couple of men on bikes around Paris, fully equipped with cameras to take pictures where cars aren't allowed. But where might these bikes venture?
The Toyota i-Real three-wheeled vehicle is being used for patrols in Japan's Chubu International Airport.
Masterflex designs a hydrogen fuel-cell powered bicycle
Without Jasmine around to keep us classy, the Crave crew spiral into an abyss of kinky robots, violating tricycles, and retro-digital alcoholism. All that, plus some iPad 2 hands-on impressions from Donald Bell.
Cars can't get everywhere, so Google sends specially built Street View tricycles so that you can view, for example, botanical gardens and hikes. Today saw a vast new array of images from around the world.
Today on the podcast: The mythical Apple iPad, the looming end of the line for PowerPC Macs, a new Netbook operating system, an interview with our Microsoft expert on the Word patent lawsuit, and what Google is doing in Paris with tricycles.
Google is deploying tricycles outfitted with its 360-degree Street View cameras to map areas of the U.K. inaccessible by its cars. And it's asking the public to vote on where they should go.
Sometimes Google's Street View vehicles just can't go any farther. The Atlantic's Alan Taylor took a pictorial look at the reasons why.
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