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EV manufacturers have largely landed on the skateboard chassis as the preferred way of integrating a battery into an electric vehicle – sometimes, they even make it the electric vehicle. Such platforms drop the weight down low and pull bulk out of the passenger and cargo compartments. British EV design firm Page-Roberts believes it's found a more efficient way, claiming its vertically stacked bat
Joby Aviation plans to run its own eVTOL air taxi services in the US, and it's now working to vastly expand its take-off and landing options, signing new partnerships that will let it put vertiports on top of multi-story car parks across America.Continue ReadingCategory: Aircraft, TransportTags: Joby Aviation, eVTOL, Air Taxis
The collector car auction marketplace returned to something resembling normality at Amelia Island, with RM-Sotheby’s and Bonhams returning to live audience auctions, and both delivering promising results.Continue Reading
The SSC Tuatara was the world's fastest car by a long shot. Then it wasn't. Then it was again ... by a much skinnier margin. Now SSC is taking a break from the screaming straightaways in a bid to prove that the world's fastest car is more than a runway rocket. It's launched two new Tuatara editions tuned specially for the twists and turns of the track. The Striker and Aggressor add serious aerody
Google has teamed up with Jaguar Land Rover for its first ever all-electric Street View vehicle, which is now being rolled out in Dublin. The modified Jaguar I-Pace will also be used as part of a new initiative to map air quality in the city, using mobile air sensors to collect data as it roams the streets over the coming 12 months.Continue ReadingCategory: Automotive, TransportTags: Google Maps,
The Florida Building by MAPA is a prefabricated multi-storey car park in Montevideo, Uruguay, topped by a courtyard garden and rooftop terrace. Read more
Though Sphero released its first rolling robot way back in 2011, the company is probably best known for the BB-8 droid it released before Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens hit cinemas in late 2015. More recently, the focus has been on helping kickstart the coders and makers of tomorrow with a bunch of educational bots like the Rvr and Bolt. Now the indi robocar becomes the company's first
With an electric bus and an electric van already in its product catalog, UK electric mobility company Arrival is now partnering with San Francisco's Uber to develop an electric vehicle especially for ride-hailing drivers.Continue ReadingCategory: Automotive, TransportTags: Uber, arrival, Ride-sharing, Electric Vehicles
More than a third of new dog-owning motorists had to ‘pup-size’ last year by buying a bigger or more practical car to accommodate their pets, according to new research. The […] The post 1 in 3 dog owners had to ‘pup-size’ their car last year appeared first on ShinyShiny.
Spoiler: it has a hefty price tag. But then, the Aska would be a remarkable vehicle: a spacious, four-seat electric SUV with the ability to stop and fold out a set of wings and props to transform into an electric VTOL/STOL aircraft.Continue ReadingCategory: Aircraft, TransportTags: Flying+Car, eVTOL is a social bookmarking place where you can share, find & discuss the best news around on most topics. We focus on hi-tech reviews, gadgets and geekery but we like almost anything that's awesome, appealing and thought-provoking! er6i9ds5mz

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