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Boeing built a giant drone that can carry 500 pounds of cargo

January 16th, 2018 at 10:57 am » Comments Off

Boeing today unveiled a giant drone that’s capable of lifting a 500 pound payload. Calling it an “unmanned electric vertical-takeoff-and-landing (eVTOL) cargo air vehicle (CAV) prototype,” the aerospace giant said it could serve as a precursor for future autonomous flying aircraft.



Intel Shows Off Volocopter – A Battery-Operated Flying Car At CES 2018

January 10th, 2018 at 11:07 am » Comments Off

At Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2018 in Las Vegas, Intel today showed off its prototype of Volocopter, which according to the company is “essentially a flying car”. However, it is basically a drone that is big enough to carry a passenger.



Virgin Hyperloop One hits new top speed

December 20th, 2017 at 11:56 am » Comments Off

Virgin Hyperloop One sets a speed record and lands $50m in financing.



Elon Musk’s Boring Company just revealed a map of its proposed LA tunnel system

December 5th, 2017 at 3:23 pm » Comments Off

The red segment represents the “proof-of-concept” tunnel that would be used to run tests. The blue segments are potential expansion routes if the tunnels are approved to use for public transportation.



Self-driving buses are being tested in China and they’re the largest of their kind yet

December 4th, 2017 at 12:59 pm » Comments Off

A small fleet of self-driving public buses has started running on the roads of China’s tech district of Shenzhen, Guangdong.



Get ready for low-cost jet engines that reach space without burning fossil fuels

November 29th, 2017 at 1:21 pm » Comments Off

Researchers are working on plasma jet engines that could fly aircraft to the edge of space using air and electricity alone. This development would mean lower operational costs, extended range, and a clean power source for commercial flights.



Driverless cars could be a solution to climate change—but two major things have to happen

November 22nd, 2017 at 3:53 pm » Comments Off

Driverless vehicle use worldwide could lower traffic congestion and emissions contributing to climate change by 50 percent or more in 2050, according to a 2017 report led by global transport expert Lewis Fulton at the Institute of Transportation Studies at UC Davis (ITS-Davis).



Redesigning the ( automobile) industry

November 16th, 2017 at 1:45 am » Comments Off

Bob Lutz: Kiss the good times goodbye ‘Everyone will have 5 years to get their car off the road or sell it for scrap’



Denver to Boulder in eight minutes? Colorado will get first test track for a Hyperloop-inspired transportation system

November 15th, 2017 at 10:47 am » Comments Off

Colorado will be the site of a first-of-its-kind test track for a futuristic transportation system that could one day whisk passengers from downtown Denver to Boulder in eight minutes.



Elon Musk reveals first photo of tunnel under LA to bypass traffic

November 12th, 2017 at 7:05 pm » Comments Off

Elon Musk shared this picture of the Boring Company’s tunnel under Los Angeles.



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