After reigning in the auto industry as the powertrain of choice for a century, the internal combustion engine is finally dying. The beginning of the end is marked by the recent decision of German automotive company, Daimler, to stop developing internal combustion engines as … [Read more...] about Daimler says bye to the internal combustion engine to focus on electric cars
Protests alone don't create solutions. Protests with highly organized, coordinated efforts, with effective demands and a message clearly delivered can be the start of something good. That's exactly what happened at Frankfurt's International Motor Show (IAA). In a coordinated … [Read more...] about 25k Protestors Demand Change from Automakers in Frankfurt
Would you consider buying an electric car if you saw more charging stations around your neighborhood? Utility companies and environmental groups hope the answer is yes. Pushing for the expansion of electric vehicle charging stations would mean these cars could drive longer … [Read more...] about New showdown heating up between oil industry and the electric car
We've seen a lot of technical exploration around how a hyperloop system might one-day fling humans and goods across the Earth at the speed of sound inside low-vacuum tubes but not much about the structural elements that would hold everything in place. That’s why startup … [Read more...] about Here’s what the hyperloop systems of the future might look like in urban areas
While motorboats and jet skis look like harmless fun above the waves, under the waves they’re a nightmare for the aquatic beings that live below. And although the pollutants that motors spew into the water are one part of the problem, it’s the loud noise these sea-faring vehicles … [Read more...] about Motorboats are a disaster for subaquatic eco-systems. This electric boat isn’t.