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Mio Technology Corp. develops advanced personal navigation products. Leveraging its PDA engineering experience, Mio developed and released the world's first GPS-integrated PDA back in 2003. The success of this breakthrough product quickly established Mio as one of the fastest-growing GPS navigation companies in the world.
Mio is the official navigation partner for the 2012 Eco-Rally and the guest drivers will be putting the latest in state-of-the-art in-car navigation technology to the test from Oxford to London. Features include Trip Planner, real-time traffic information, latest weather forecasts and advanced IQ Routes™, which collects real-life information from other drivers and optimises your route accordingly, allowing you to avoid congestion on every journey you take.
Axon Automotive is a specialist vehicle manufacturer, producing ultra-light energy efficient vehicles for customers around the world. Axon is able to produce primary vehicle structures that weigh 50% less than conventional vehicles by using its internationally patented carbon fibre beam technology, Axontex™.
One of the best ways to cut emissions, congestion & costs is to avoid commuting altogether. This year brings the largest sporting events in the world to the UK - the Olympic and Paralympic Games. Roads and public transport will be much busier than usual. The following guide is aimed at providing you with the tools you need to work from home.
Spencer Ivy want to get the whole world to become cycling super-heroes with their classic, high quality retro. To prove the benefits of their advanced electric-assist system, the Spencer Ivy team cycled all the way to the finish line, 75 miles away in London. The team were decked out in hi-tech, designer cycling gear courtesy of Two n Fro.
Chronic congestion has reached record levels in some cities. The AA - UK's biggest breakdown organisation - now uses the motorbikes and electric scooters to cut through traffic and reach breakdowns in central London up to 33% quicker, getting members and other traffic moving again with minimum delay.
Simon Fisher, one of dedicated AA bike repair and recovery patrols, says:
Forget everything you thought you knew about pedelecs (electric-assist pushbikes). The Gocycle is designed by an ex-Mclaren design engineer and was voted by The British Library as one of the most iconic inventions of this century’s first decade. This is executive travel at its best. The electric motor and sealed chan ensure you can ride to work in your suit - free of grease-stains and without breaking a sweat. The bike can fold to fit on a train in rush hour or sit in the corner of your office. The wheels are side mounted, so changing a flat is like a formula one pit-stop. Three gears and full suspension, all in a stylish package that weighs just 16kg.
Navman GPS devices offer the most up to date TeleAtlas maps, with 100% street network coverage for all major European countries – meaning no more getting lost at home or abroad. With the additional benefit of the S90i’s onboard camera, Eco-Rally competitors will be able to take geo-tagged Navpix of their journey along the way and upload to the Navpix library - making it even easier to share their experience with the world.