By Peter Diamandis: Want a Hyperloop in your city? See how it will change everything you know about transportation.
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There will soon be a personal craft that can take off and land vertically. It will be electric and seat two people, and is the starting point for what is hoped will be a generation of environmentally friendly and quiet planes. CEO Daniel Wiegand is wanting the plane to be suitable for daily use as an airport […]
Last year Canadian inventor Catalin Alexandru Duru set the record with 275.9 meters for longest hoverboard flight. This year he it was obliterated by Franky Zapata, who flew 2252 meters off the coast of Sausset-les-Pins in the south of France. Franky Zapata is a French jet ski champion who also invented Flyboard Air.
Using a “passive” levitating system, Hyperloop Transportation Technologies, has found a safe way to travel at 760 mph. The ultra-fast rail system is similar to the Maglev train in Asia, but should be cheaper to install and operate. The pod will also be able to charge automatically harnessing energy caused by breaking.
EHang recently announced an agreement to deploy a fleet of passenger drones for the purpose of delivering organs to transplant patients. The Manufactured Organ Transport Helicopter (MOTH) will work with Maryland-based Lung Biotechnology PBC to customize the 184-drone to well suited for the task.
With the natural urge to explore, humans have been pushing the limits of possibility. It all starts with the great migration, when humans sought to conquer new terrains and now we are exploring innovative revolution like self-driving cars.
GM has invested $1 billion in Lyft and self-driving car technology so they can start testing self-driving taxis on public roads. The program will feature electric Chevy Bolts and “real customers,” who will have the chance to opt in or out, but many details haven’t been hashed out.
A feasible but costly plan to transport goods across Switzerland needs a lot of money to get started. The giant underground tunnel would reduce traffic on roads, but is quite costly. The first step would cost 3.4 billion dollars to dig a 66.7km length of tunnel.
The world’s first certified Multicoptor, e-volo’s Volocopter VC200, premiered manned flights in Karlsruhe, Germany. Volocopter is designed to be a personal aerial vehicle, so easy and safe to fly, that anyone can do it. And due to its electric propulsion it has no tailpipe emissions and is remarkably quiet.
Volvo, Daimler, and other manufacturers sent about a dozen trucks across Europe. These mostly autonomous vehicles set off from their bases in europe, some traveled more than 2,ooo km and 4 borders, to reach their destination. The first major exercise of its kind in Europe.