Mindset Six50: Electric/Solar/Gas Hybrid Car

A new auto industry start-up, Mindset hopes to help change our gas guzzling ways by introducing the Six50, a new Li-Ion battery powered electric/gas hybrid that reportedly gets 800 kilometer (496 miles) per charge and tank. Rooftop-mounted solar panels also assist battery charging if need be. In response to an auto industry that is "too big, too heavy, too expensive," co-founder of Mindset and former …

S/S Friends Summer Collection

After years spent toiling behind closed doors in their Cobble Hill home, Brooklyn's S/S Friends released their inaugural clothing line this summer. The term "clothing line" itself may be limiting, however. Founded by a designer and musician, S/S Friends makes a point to pair their garments with other media, namely music. Take their Original Trunks (pictured at right) for example. The classic cotton shorts are …

VW Touareg V6 TDI

With the automobile industry in crisis, it's refreshing to see steps in the right direction like Volkswagon's new Clean Diesel Technology. Their most recent model to incorporate such emission- and pollution-lowering technology is the lean and mean Touareg V6 TDI. Representing a new generation of economical and low emission SUVs, Volkswagon proves once again why they're leaders in the industry. The new Touareg, available to …