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Elon Musk: Expect The Hyperloop In 10 Years

Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla Motors and the founder of SpaceX said that the Hyperloop is coming in 10 years. The Hyperloop is a radical high-speed evacuated-tube transit system similar to the ET3 which is expected to achieve speeds up to 800 mph. The Hyperloop system is designed to transport people in pods through […]

BMW i3 smartwatch park assist feature.

BMW Is Developing An i3 That Can Be Parked Via Smartwatch

You’ve heard of self-parking cars, but if you’re like me, you’ll want your car parked in a shady spot, and you’ll want it as close as possible to the store’s exit so you won’t have to carry your groceries or other goods all the way across the parking lot. That’s one potential benefit of parking […]

The 2015 Chevrolet Colorado pickup truck.

2015 North American Truck Of The Year Finalists Announced

The three finalists have been announced for the 2015 North American Truck/Utility Of The Year. Chevrolet Colorado Starting MSRP: $20,120 USD. The Chevrolet Colorado, which is the 2015 Motor Trend Truck Of The Year, is a small four-door pickup truck. One of the primary selling points of this vehicle is its technology, including the high-tech […]

Bluesmart carry-on suitcase

Bluesmart Is A Technology-Infused Suitcase That Weighs Itself

Since your grandparents were children, the only notable innovations to suitcases were the addition of smartphone and tablet compartments. Not much else changed apart from their colour. Now, a young group of designers has created the Bluesmart connected suitcase with modern technology. It weighs itself, you can lock or unlock it remotely via your smartphone, […]

A rendition of the upersonic aircraft.

Image obtained with thanks from Lockheed Martin.

Imagine Flying From NYC To LA In 2.5 Hours In The N+2

Lockheed Martin has been developing the commercial N+2 jet to travel at supersonic speeds (this means it would be faster than the speed of sound) fast enough to transport 80 passengers from New York City To Los Angeles in 2.5 hours, instead of the 5 hours it would take using conventional technology. Unfortunately, this speed […]

Yellow Chevrolet Corvette sports car at the NAIAS.

Over 500,000 Vehicle Recalls Are On The Horizon

The government of Japan has ordered vehicles equipped with Takata airbags to be recalled due to a potential defect. The recall request came after the driver of a Honda subcompact vehicle in Malaysia was impaled with metal shards when her airbag exploded. There have been other dangerous airbag accidents unrelated to Takata which show that […]

The Bloodhound SSC.

Image obtained with thanks from CarThrottle.

Bloodhound SSC Land Vehicle Aims To Exceed 1,000 MPH

A land vehicle powered by three different types of engines in the works, and its engineers aim for it to exceed 1,000 MPH. That is well above the speed of sound, which is 761 MPH at sea level. The three engines are a Rolls-Royce turbofan, a Jaguar V8 engine to power the fuel pump, and […]

XR-PHEV

Mitsubishi Debuts The XR-PHEV At The LA Auto Show

Mitsubishi has debuted their new FWD XR-PHEV concept vehicle at the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show (LA Auto Show). You’re probably wondering what its electric range is. The two-door crossover can tavel 53 miles per charge if using electricity alone. 53 miles of electric range is substantial for a plug-in hybrid, but it is backed by […]

White 2014 Ford Fusion Automated Research Vehicle. Side view.

Can Self-Driving Cars Make Morally Appropriate Decisions?

Self-driving cars are designed to detect objects in their path to avoid collisions and more, but can they discriminate between multiple objects or people and make the least harmful decision? Google has come a long way with this, and can detect and handle most situations very well, but is this the right question to ask? […]

An Airfield Under A Stormy Sky

Newark Airport Is Getting A High-Tech Upgrade

Terminal C at Newark Airport will upgrade the environment in terminal C so that customers can dine in it. They will utilize up to 6,000 iPads in the terminal which will enable travellers to use their United reward miles or money to purchase meals (with delivery) and travel accessories. From Mashable: ‘[The] dining venues will […]

2015 Subaru BRZ. Image obtained with thanks from Subaru.

Top 6 Most Efficient Sports Cars

I’m sure that many people would love to have a fast car that won’t rack up an enormous fuel bill or cause even more emissions. The list below consists of the most fuel-efficient sports cars I could find. Tesla Model S. 2015 Mini Coupe. 2015 Hyundai Veloster. 2015 Subaru BRZ. 2015 Porsche Boxter. 2015 Lotus […]

Lithium-ion cell.

Image obtained with thanks from Argonne National Laboratory on Flickr.

Queensland Researchers Develop Supercapacitor For EVs

Researchers at the Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane, Australia have developed a new carbon-based supercapacitor (otherwise known as ultracapacitor) film technology with an improved power density. This enables it to provide larger bursts of power for acceleration. This just means it can discharge its energy more quickly. According to the Queensland University of Technology’s website: […]