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Category Archive: Transportation

  1. Boeing Hypersonic Passenger Jet Could Cut Flight Times by 85 Percent

    Jul
    09
    2018

    Recently, Boeing unveiled its first concept design for a hypersonic passenger jet. This plane is expected to revolutionize air travel by cutting down a transatlantic flight from New York to London from seven hours to two. The concept was revealed during the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) conference in Atlanta. The jet would have […]

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  2. Lyft Acquires the Largest Bike-Sharing Company in the United States

    Jul
    03
    2018

    Lyft has agreed to buy Motivate, the bike-sharing company which operates Citi Bike in New York City and Ford’s GoBike program in San Francisco. In fact, Motivate is currently the largest bike-sharing company in the states, reportedly responsible for nearly 80 percent of bike-share trips in the country. Lyft says it “will invest to establish bike […]

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  3. Smart Traffic Lights Could Cut Harmful Car Emissions

    Jun
    05
    2018

    Tired of wasting precious time at traffic junctions? Things are going to change soon. A new breed of smart traffic lights is being developed that may bring an end to stop-and-go driving. This innovative technology could slash the amount of time you spend waiting for a green light. The signals will advise motorists about the […]

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  4. Devel Sixteen is the World’s First 5000-bhp Supercar

    May
    17
    2018

    Can a car really handle 5,000 brake horsepower (bhp) without getting ripped in half? Let’s take a look at the Devel Sixteen. The Devel Sixteen is a supercar built in Dubai. It was unveiled at the Dubai Auto Show back in 2013. The official production model of this supercar with unbelievable claims of power and […]

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  5. Hyperloop Transportation Technologies Is Officially Constructing Its Test Track

    Apr
    23
    2018

    Hyperloop Transportation Technologies has been kind of M.I.A. for around a year now, ever since the California company announced it was building the world’s first full-scale, passenger-ready hyperloop. It took a while but it now appears HyperloopTT’s vision is becoming a reality. Hyperloop Transportation Technologies not only revealed it was currently constructing a kilometer-long test […]

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  6. Volvo Announces Its First All-Electric Commercial Truck, The FL Electric

    Apr
    17
    2018

    Volvo has announced the brand new FL Electric, the company’s first all-electric commercial truck, which will be utilized for urban distribution and waste management. The FL Electric trucks will be outfitted with between two and six 100–300kWh lithium-ion batteries, good for a range of approximately 186 miles. The ability for the vehicles to charge in a […]

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  7. Japan’s Street-Legal Hypercar Went 0-60 In 1.9 Seconds

    Feb
    18
    2018

    Japan’s Aspark Owl has done the unthinkable in going 0 to 60 in under 2 seconds as a street-legal hypercar. To be specific, it was 1.921 seconds, the car’s first major accomplishment since being launched at the Frankfurt Auto Show last year. The car actually utilized a set of Hoosier racing tires in order to […]

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  8. Zapata Ezfly: The Aerial Segway Anyone Can Fly

    Feb
    05
    2018

    For the past several years, inventors have been coming up with some incredible flying car designs. But the search for a viable flying car — one that doesn’t look too silly — is still on. Meanwhile, French inventor Franky Zapata has revealed a “Segway of the sky” — the Zapata Ezfly hoverboard. Zapata amazed the […]

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  9. Lightyear One: World’s First Fully Solar-Powered Car

    Jan
    30
    2018

    Considering the many problems associated with air pollution and the fact of worldwide climate change, electric cars give us the hope of building a cleaner and greener future. However, present battery technology, which requires frequent time-consuming recharging, and the lack of well-distributed charging stations combine to make electric cars less preferable. But things are going […]

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  10. The BMW Wireless Charging Pad Can Charge Your Vehicle In Less Than 4 Hours

    Jan
    22
    2018

    Plug-in electric vehicles are wonderful from a sustainability standpoint but not always practical, especially as it pertains to charging them. In an effort to ease some of these charging issues, BMW is bringing its Wireless Charging Pads to the United States, available for the company’s 530e iPerformance plug-in hybrid. The charging pad, which is being […]

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  11. Oil Change Every 20,000 Miles? ExxonMobil Guarantees It

    Jan
    21
    2018

    We all know synthetic motor oil normally lasts somewhere between 3000 to 5000 miles, and that drivers should get an oil change after every three to four months. But there is a new oil, Mobil 1 Annual Protection, that comes with a pretty bold claim: ExxonMobil guarantees its engine oil will last for 20,000 miles […]

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