Vehicle

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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Yamaha’s Terrascout Autonomous Vehicle

Yamaha’s Terrascout Autonomous Vehicle

The Terrascout project has set itself the goal of creating a high-speed autonomous vehicle capable of patrolling large areas. The team is using an all-terrain-vehicle in which various systems required for autonomous operation are installed. The final result will be ...

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Fuel Cells for…Helicopters

Fuel Cells for…Helicopters

Researchers from the Fraunhofer Institute for Reliability in Germany, along with colleagues at the Technical University of Berlin, are developing a fuel cell that weighs only 30 grams and has an output of 12 watts which could make the idea ...

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Solar Taxi Around the World

Solar Taxi Around the World

Swiss adventurer Louis Palmer set off on his promotional round-the-world trip last July, in order to call attention to global warming and existing solutions for oil independence. During his trip he has demonstrated the zero-emission, globe-trotting Solar Taxi to heads ...

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Seagliders Explorers

Seagliders Explorers

Seagliders are the result of a collaborative effort between the University of Washington’s Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) and the university’s School of Oceanography. These autonomous underwater vehicles are used to gather valuable information such as conductivity-temperature-depth (CTD) data at a ...

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Milner Motors’ ElectriCar

Milner Motors’ ElectriCar

Milner Motors, an American company founded by James Milner, has developed the ElectriCar, a 4-door, 4-seat, 4-wheel, plug-in hybrid electric car. This lightweight, strong car is designed to be as aerodynamic as possible and can operate for two hours on ...

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NASA Crew Mobility Chassis

NASA Crew Mobility Chassis

NASA has recently experimented with a new concept for a lunar truck, called the Crew Mobility Chassis. The main feature of the new vehicle is its high mobility resulting from the use of six sets of dual wheels. This arrangement ...

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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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First Hydrogen Powered Manned Flight

First Hydrogen Powered Manned Flight

For the first time in aviation history, Boeing flew a manned airplane powered by hydrogen fuel cells. Although unmanned fuel-cell based aircrafts were flown in the past, this manned flight is an important milestone in aircraft engineering, as fuel-cell vehicles ...

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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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