Transportation

Diving to the Bottom

Diving to the Bottom

On July 29, 15:15 local time, Russian scientists from the P. P. Shirshov Institute of Oceanology managed to dive using a manned MIR submersible to a depth of 1,680 meters — the very bottom of the world’s deepest lake, Lake ...

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BRP Spyder

BRP Spyder

Bombardier Recreational Products developed the Can-Am Spyder, a three-wheeled vehicle, as a solution for those who wish to have a motorcycle but are hindered by the lack of security. Although the new vehicle isn’t exactly a trike or a three-wheeled ...

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M-22 Voyager

M-22 Voyager

Aeronautics manufacturer Magni Gyro has introduced its new M-22 Voyager, an innovative two-seat gyroplane with a listed range of 300 miles and an endurance of over 3 hours in the air. Since its introduction in 2005 the M22 and its ...

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Sky No Longer a Limit

Sky No Longer a Limit

The Israeli firm “Paralight Aviation” has developed a unique aircraft designed to take aerial photographs under remote control. The system, including the craft itself and the controls on the ground, is entirely mobile, light, and according to the developers, exceptionally ...

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ICON A5 – Foldable Aircraft

ICON A5 – Foldable Aircraft

ICON, a company founded in 2005 by former U.S. Air Force F-16 pilot and engineer Kirk Hawkins, introduced a foldable aircraft named ICON A5 in a private unveiling that took place in Los Angeles this month. The ICON A5 is ...

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Toy-Like Microboat Could Carry Tiny Cargoes

Toy-Like Microboat Could Carry Tiny Cargoes

Researchers at the University of Texas at Arlington are taking a second look at toy boats to see if they could use the same principles used to propel the boats to see if a similar procedure might be useful for ...

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Ford Going Nano

Ford Going Nano

Ford intends to use nanotechnology in order to improve fuel consumption and reduce vehicle weight. The company is currently developing a thin, thermally sprayed nano-coating that is both wear-resistant and much lighter than the cast iron liners that are being ...

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Toyota Hi-CT and Friends

Toyota Hi-CT and Friends

Toyota recently added three new concept cars to its growing line of futuristic vehicles, the Hi-CT, the Future Toyota Mini Van, and the Crown Hybrid Concept car. All three vehicles have a unique, environmentally friendly design and many innovative features. ...

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Optibike

Optibike

Optibike recently presented a new electrical bicycle model, called Optibike OB1, which features a patented motorized bottom bracket. The bicycle allows the rider to pedal as much as he or she would like to, as the thumb throttle easily powers ...

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Ford Blind Spot Mirror

Ford Blind Spot Mirror

Ford has introduced two new features designed to improve drivers’ road vision: the Blind Spot Mirror and the Cross Traffic Alert. The mirror has an integrated convex spotter mirror aimed directly at the vehicle’s blind spot, and the monitoring system ...

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