The T-Flight “flying train” concept from China is a mag-lev pod capable of traveling at up to four times the speed of sound.
Formula E may see an entry from nanoFlowcell, the Swiss company that is developing a 48 volt fuel cell powered by a non-toxic liquid electrolyte.
The 2018 Nissan LEAF is reported to be a major step forward for the hot selling electric car. One current LEAF owner is very much looking forward to its arrival.
Continental New Wheel Concept really does reinvent the wheel.
By changing the shape of its trucks’ pistons, the New Volvo Wave Piston boosts Diesel Power while increasing MPG and cutting emissions.
Scottish company MacRebur uses pellets made from recycled plastic to replace most of the bitumen used to make an asphalt road. the new plastic road is 60% stronger and last 10 times longer, the company says.
New Water-cooled Exhaust Manifold technology from Volkswagen and Honda means More Power, Less Emissions from new internal combustion engines.
The Michelin Vision is a 3D printed concept that combines the wheel and tire into one sustainable, bio-degradable package, reducing the amount of rubber need to a minimum.
The new Continental All Charge EV charging system will allow any car to charge at any charging station at up to 350 kW of power. It will also power digital devices and power tools. Cool stuff.
At the 7th annual NEMPA/MIT technology conference, the audience heard from several speakers about how lightweighting is making cars lighter, stronger, and faster.
Electric Car Battery With 300 Mile Range, 5 Minute Charging Time. It’s Possible, Says Israeli Company
Israeli company StoreDot says it has created a battery with 300 miles of range that can recharge in 5 minutes. If true, the EV revolution is over and the future is now.
Elon Musk posted several photos and videos of his new tunnel boring machine and what travelling through a tunnel at high speed might be like. Buckle up!
An ICCT study says auto makers could easily meet or exceed 2025 CAFE fuel economy standards at modest cost which would more than offset by lower fuel costs.
As a result of a story in the New York Times recently, a grand jury in San Francisco is now investigating Uber to see if it violated any laws by using an app called Grayball in Portland Oregon to disguise its activities from public officials in April, 2014.
SpaceX revealed details about its proposed satellite based global internet system yesterday, saying it will offer high speed with low latency. The system could be a major source of income for the company once it is completed in 2024.
Tesla has started installing automatic emergency braking after it was criticized by Consumer Reports but the updated system only functions at speeds up to 28 miles per hour. Not good enough, says CR.
The e-booster from Borg Warner uses an electric supercharger to boost torque at low engine speeds until the turbocharger can take over. The company claims 85% more torque at 1500 rpm.
Volvo + Autoliv Autonomous Car Project, Zenuity, is finally Live after a $125 million investment- plans to start building cars in 2019.
Hyperloop One has slashed the length of its test track from 2 miles to under a half mile and pushed back its next scheduled test to May or June. It the Hyperloop anything more than a gleam in Elon Musk’s eye?
A new JD Power survey shows more people are uncomfortable with the idea of autonomous cars this year than last year. Overall, younger people are far more accepting of new technology than older people.