Transportation

ORU – The Foldable Kayak

ORU – The Foldable Kayak

ORU – lightweight foldable kayak ORU – folded like a messenger bag Kayaks can be lots of fun in the water, but getting them to the water can be a hard work mainly because of their size which require complicated ...

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HIRIKO – Collapsible Electric Citycar

HIRIKO – Collapsible Electric Citycar

The HIRIKO Citycar The HIRIKO Project is a tiny 2 seat car powered by an electric engine and capable of folding for storage/parking. The car which was originally conceived by researchers in the MIT-Media lab is now in final development ...

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RYNO Unicycle Electric Scooter: 2013 Availability?

RYNO Unicycle Electric Scooter: 2013 Availability?

The RYNO Unicycle (credit:RYNO motors) Segway has become unanimous with advanced one person short distance transportation. Now, RYNO Motors – a tiny company with a big dream to create the first functional one wheeler is getting closer to launching its ...

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Concorde’s Successor will have a Double Wing?

Concorde’s Successor will have a Double Wing?

Conceptual drawing of a supersonic biplane.(Image: Christine Daniloff/MIT News based on an original drawing courtesy of Obayashi laboratory, Tohoku University) Almost a decade after the only supersonic passenger airliner retired from active service, a group of researchers at MIT stumbled ...

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Killer Whale Personal Submarine

Killer Whale Personal Submarine

Killer Whale Submarine (credit: Hammacher Schlemmer) Killer Whale Submarine (credit: Hammacher Schlemmer) Killer Whale Submarine interior (credit: Hammacher Schlemmer) After personal jets and personal yachts comes the turn of a personal submersible. What used to belong only to the military ...

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Tesla Motors Model X – The Electric SUV

Tesla Motors Model X – The Electric SUV

Tesla Motors Model X – Electric SUV The U.S. car manufacturer Tesla Motors unveiled the upcoming Model X an all-electric sport utility vehicle (SUV) that will combine high performance with environment friendliness. The original Tesla Roadster introduced in 2008 is ...

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Rapid Recharge Improves Electric Vehicles

Rapid Recharge Improves Electric Vehicles

Researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology recently demonstrated a rapid-recharging system, designed to improve electric vehicles’ operation. Their project aims to change public perceptions about the practicality of such vehicles.   MIT Electric Vehicle Team member Radu Gogoana works ...

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A Plane That Lands like a Bird

A Plane That Lands like a Bird

A team of researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has recently demonstrated an innovative landing control system that allows planes to land similarly to birds. Since this method allows quick changes of speed and fast landings, it might ...

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AutoTram: Combination of Bus and Tram

AutoTram: Combination of Bus and Tram

Scientists from the Fraunhofer Institute for Transportation and Infrastructure, Germany, recently introduced an innovative public transportation solution, dubbed the “AutoTram”. The new vehicle is as long as a tram but has bus-like agility, allowing it to maneuver easily through crowded ...

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Segway and GM Unveil PUMA

Segway and GM Unveil PUMA

Segway, Inc. of Bedford, New Hampshire, has partnered with General Motors Corporation of Detroit, Michigan, to create PUMA – Personal Urban Mobility and Accessibility vehicle. A small personal vehicle operating on a rechargeable battery, the PUMA is designed for efficiency ...

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