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Although most mountain bikes now feature suspension forks (and often rear shocks), road bikes are typically – but not always – still fully rigid. That said, a few devices have been created to help them soak up unwanted road vibrations. Here are a few we've seen, that each took a different approach to the task.Continue ReadingCategory: Bicycles, TransportTags: Suspension, Cycling
Architect Ludwig Godefroy has designed this fragmented concrete house, which spans an 80-metre-long site in Mérida, Mexico, to draw on Mayan traditions and culture. Read more
Ordinarily, self-driving cars use cameras and other sensors to "see" where they are on the road. However, what happens if the road markings are covered in snow? Well, MIT has developed a system that lets vehicles look beneath the asphalt instead.Continue ReadingCategory: Automotive, TransportTags: MIT, Self driving cars, Autonomous Vehicles, Radar, Snow, Rain
Danish architecture studio CEBRA has designed the facades of a car park for Lego in Billund, Denmark, which features a road layout based on the toy company's City road plates. Read more
the new design emphasizes the importance of common areas, with the kitchen and lounges taking center stage and traditional desk space limited. The post joanna laajisto’s neutral tones calm hot desking at columbia road’s office in helsinki appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
We've been seeing a lot of foldable electric scooters, designed for use as "last-mile" transport between users' homes/workplaces and public transit stations. Their little wheels, however, are no match for Oslo's cobbled streets. That's why a group of Norwegian entrepreneurs created the CityRabbit... Continue Reading CityRabbit electric scooter is made for Norwegian roads Category: Urban T
Sweden's Einride unveiled the first prototype T-pod truck in 2017, followed by an appearance at the Goodwood Festival of Speed last year for a logging variant called the T-log. The transport company also inked a partnership agreement in 2018 with global logistics company DB Schenker to test the T-pod, and now the autonomous electric truck has made its public roads debut... Continue Reading
Forget large arrays of sensors and radars. Forget hard-coded road rules. British startup Wayve taught a car to teach itself to drive, and using only some cameras, a sat-nav and 20 hours' worth of experience, it's already driving itself short distances on unfamiliar UK roads... Continue Reading After just 20 hours of training, Wayve's fast-learning AI car is already driving itself on unfami
Best known for huge, highway-hogging motorhomes and travel trailers, Thor Industries became the world's largest RV manufacturer when it purchased Germany's Erwin Hymer Group earlier this year. Now it's showing a little bit of city-friendly European camper van sensibility with the Sequence concept, a loaded Ram ProMaster adventure van with solar power, mobile connectivity, sporty Thule acce
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