Krossblade SkyCruiser A new flying car, the Krossblade SkyCruiser, is not like any other flying car. While folding wings are pretty common among these car/plane prototypes, the SkyCruiser has a Transformer-like power to reconfigure itself in mid-air. (Video)
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Will the automobile keep its soul as the industry transforms itself? At the 1964 New York World’s Fair automakers were center stage. General Motors exhibited the Firebird IV concept car. GM explained how it, “anticipates the day when the family will drive to the super-highway, turn over the car’s controls to an automatic, programmed guidance […]
Tube transportation – ET3 By Jared Lindzon: The average transportation speed of American citizens was 4 miles per hour in the year 1850. The primary mode of transportation then was a combination of walking and horse back.
AreoMobil At the Pioneers Festival in Vienna last month, AeroMobil, a Slovakian startup, unveiled the thing that we have all been dreaming about since we saw that first episode of the Jetsons while still wearing diapers: The flying car. (Pics and video)
A concept image of the interior cabin of a windowless plane. If a window seat on a flight makes you nervous, you might want to avoid a new kind of plane that could fly in as soon as a decade. (Video)
Environmental benefits are not the biggest attraction to electric cars. People love to categorize things. Sometimes people categorize too quickly and too simply. Electric cars are linked to their environmental benefits and being green, but the electric cars’ performance and convenience benefits are the biggest electric car attractions for most consumers.
Futurist Thomas Frey: Business owners today are actively deciding whether their next hire should be a person or a machine. After all, machines can work in the dark and don’t come with decades of HR case law requiring time off for holidays, personal illness, excessive overtime, chronic stress or anxiety.
Chinese consumers are more interested in autonomous driving technology than anyone else. The auto market in China is having an increasingly important effect on the bottom line for all automakers worldwide as it continues to grow. Just look at examples like General Motors’ strong recent growth or Porsche’s expanding sales. In addition to being vital for business, some […]
Hendo Hoverboard Whenever you talk about hoverboards, the first thing that usually comes to mind is that awesome scene from Back to the Future Part II. It is now one step closer to reality. Arx Pax, a California startup, just built a real, working hoverboard. The company is attempting to crowdfund the Hendo Hoverboard as a proof of […]
Not all airlines are created equal when it comes to legroom. Legroom has become the most appreciated feature when traveling, yet it is quickly disappearing on most airplanes. Use these graphics from Conde Nast Traveler and Cheap Flights to find the major airlines with the most legroom. (Graphics)