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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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Velocity Aircraft – DIY Plane

Velocity Aircraft – DIY Plane

The Florida based company Velocity Aircraft produces unique sport-aircrafts, which can be assembled by the user. According to the company, their 4-seat canard aircraft is modeled after the successful Long-EZ design. The concept of homebuilt aircrafts could suit people who ...

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Evolution – Sea, Land, and Air Vehicle

Evolution – Sea, Land, and Air Vehicle

Russian aircraft designer and inventor Alexander Begak has created a unique aircraft named Evolution. The aircraft can travel on land, in the water, and in the air. Evolution is designed to perform both military and civilian missions almost anywhere in ...

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Easy-Glider X6

Easy-Glider X6

The German Company Divio GmbH recently unveiled a new concept-vehicle named Easy-Glider X6. Although the new vehicle looks a bit like a strange hybrid between a scooter and a SegWay, Divio is promoting it as a truly unique creative vehicle. ...

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Joint Light Tactical Vehicle

Joint Light Tactical Vehicle

The United States Marine Corps (USMC) is in need of a suitable replacement for the current up-armored HMMWV (Humvee). The U.S. Joint Forces have challenged industry to design and create a new tactical wheeled vehicle platform that will provide increased ...

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L15 – The Autonomous Airship

L15 – The Autonomous Airship

The Nevada based company Airship Surveillance has announced the successful trial flight of a new surveillance airship called L15. The long loiter time of the airship is expected to make it a supreme surveillance tool. The new automated built in ...

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