Dubai has kicked off trials of the Volocopter two-seater aircraft. The all-electric 18-rotor vehicle took to the skies for the first time over the city on Monday as the city looks to establish what would be world’s first self-flying taxi service.
At least six developers have retail road-air vehicles in the pipeline, so it’s time to watch the skies
DeLorean cars have become a staple of ’80s pop culture thanks to their starring role in Robert Zemeckis’ iconic Back to the Future trilogy.
The ultra-fast Hyperloop is one step closer to becoming a reality after its pod travelled 192 miles per hour in its maiden journey.
German automobile firm Daimler has invested more than $29 million dollars (25 million) in aviation start-up Volocopter, which is developing a full electric, autonomous flying vehicle with 18 rotors.
Last year, Lithium Cycles launched a 1,000-watt e-bike on Kickstarter that married funky retro styling with modern motorized tech. The Super 73 is now up for pre-order as the Scout, a slightly different beast to the crowdfunded model, and one that could be had for less than a thousand bucks..
Puerto Rican-based Lift Foils is set to launch a 25 mph electric hydrofoil surfboard in September. The US$12,000 eFoil can be recharged from a household power outlet in 2.5 hours, or the $3,000 Lithium Ion battery can be swapped for continuous usage.
E-bikes offer a way for commuters to arrive at work sweat-free, but some boosted two-wheelers are starting to offer ranges that rival bikes of the fossil fuel-powered variety. One such example is the Grunner, which boasts 2.2 kW of power and 180 km (112 mi) of range.
The idea of a solar car has been floated a number of times over the last few years, but past attempts have generally fallen into the basket of good ideas that don’t work in the real world. According to Lightyear, that’s set to change with its first car, called the One.
When we first took a look at the Divergent 3D Blade, world’s first 3D-printed supercar, we really weren’t all that sure we’d hear about it again. We have. Divergent 3D is back at the LA Auto Show, detailing the latest version of its car and 3D printing technology.