Halo IPT is a New Zealand company that has developed an inductive charging technology with numerous applications. Drayson Racing sees an opportunity to recharge electric racers actively during a race, and the two companies have signed a partnership to install this technology.
Terrafugia’s car/plane vehicle called the Transition, has received approval from the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) clearing the way for delivery to customers sometime next year.
Who wouldn’t like to have their own personal flying machine tucked away in the garage? Maybe we can get into Jetson’s mode sooner than we think.
The success of the Kinetic Energy Recovery System (KERS), the battery-assisted speed booster introduced to Formula One cars this season, has motorsport executives believing that an all-electric version of the F1 competition could spur development of longer range electric road cars.
GM’s EN-V reinvents the automobile by creating a new vehicle DNA through the convergence of electrification and connectivity. It provides an ideal solution for urban mobility that enables future driving to be free from petroleum and emissions, free from congestion and accidents.
It’s beginning to feel like the wild west all over again. Big players and small, old hands and new entries, everyone has a new approach, innovation or contribution to the move toward non-fossil cars. There’s real creativity happening and, frankly, it’s exciting!
Research Scientist at MIT’s AgeLab and Associate Director of New England University Transportation Center Bryan Reimer discusses and demos a car that can park itself.
Electric cars are the future. They are here and they aren’t leaving. The problem is that they don’t really go very far, pure electrics that is, before you have to plug them in and wait.
We’ve all been through it, and millions do every day: rush out the door to be at work on time, get on the expressway—and sit. It’s not like the time spent sitting in traffic is productive; hands on the wheel, foot alternating between the gas and the brake, attention out on the road ahead.
Design firm NAU has presented a concept for an Eco-friendly camper that is both out of this world, yet totally practical.