Kia Motors America (KMA) unveiled the KCD-II Mesa, the second Kia concept vehicle developed by the Kia's California Design Center in Irvine, Calif. The Mesa represents Kia's vision of an enabling and exciting new SUV designed with the North American market in mind. Providing a North American vision on a potential new product segment for the company, the KCD-II is a modern, rugged body-on-frame SUV that features three rows of seats, dual full-length sunroofs and an expansive 116-inch wheelbase.

The Mesa's exterior styling is rugged, yet functional, and never compromises the practical utility offered in a large SUV. Designers pushed the imposing, custom-built 22-inch alloy wheels to the corners of the vehicle in an effort to maximize interior space while simultaneously creating stable, responsive handling characteristics.

The Mesa's balanced stance is a result of its stretched wheelbase and extra-wide track. The location of the wheels also provides dynamic stability on or off the road. The vehicle's athletic appearance is further enhanced by sheet metal sculpted to appear lean and taut between muscular fenders, which -- stretched over the massive wheels -- help to project a rugged demeanor.

Always ready for active duty, the Mesa's functional exterior features center-pivoting alligator-style roof rack clamps capable of adjusting to hold objects up to 2.0-inches thick, such as skis, snowboards, surfboards, or even building materials from the lumber yard. The adjustable clamps also provide a flush appearance when not in use, and they are capable of carrying larger or heavier objects on top.

The Mesa's interior is bisected by a central tunnel console that separates six bucket seats in three rows, providing each passenger with a sense of individual space. The scalloped center tunnel also serves as an armrest and storage compartment that is accessible to every passenger.

Dual full-length panoramic glass sunroofs provide a high ceiling over each of the Mesa's six passenger seating positions, providing occupants with a sense of freedom and spaciousness uncommon in even the largest SUVs on the market.

Bicycles have developed as a people's fashion item as the varieties of bicycle expand with various level of price. Many bicycles are convenient to move freely because of the less weight but also can be a cause of problem. One of the major problem is bicycle burglary. Many accessories have been produced to prevent these burglary problems. But they weren't enough for keeping the bicycle safe. because people would cut the chain off. For the perfect solution, I introduce the HELO bike.

Cycles are one of the greenest ways to commute without sacrificing the beauty of our environment. But Korean designer Yongjin Lee, apart from contributing to the environment, portrays the Han River of Seoul with his latest cycle design. Hailed the ”Molecule,” the cycle borrows the identity from Han River’s molecule system. Just like the river is formed of the major and minor atoms, which eventually coalesces to form a large system, so does the designer view the body frame as major and the other individual parts as minor atoms. When these atoms come together they bring out the sustainable commute mode. The Molecule is presently exhibited at Seoul cycle design competition 2010.

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