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I sat on a bench, and went: Ford showed a new type of urban transport
I sat on a bench, and went: Ford showed a new type of urban transport

Ford unveiled the winners of its Smart Mobility Challenge – two design students from the UK who figured out how to solve the problem of lack of space in densely populated cities. Corentin Janelle and Guillaume Innocenti presented the TOD project, or Talk or Drive. This is a riding bench, the functions of which are… More

JetPack Aviation announced pre-order of flying motorcycles
JetPack Aviation announced pre-order of flying motorcycles

Speeder is a full-fledged flying motorcycle product of the California company JetPack Aviation. The first official tests of the P1.0 vehicle were successful, so the company moved on to the next production version, P1.5. The flying motorcycle is planned to be released in a small batch of 20 for civilian use, while the main reference… More

Xiaomi wants to seriously get ahead of Tesla
Xiaomi wants to seriously get ahead of Tesla

Chinese technology company Xiaomi has announced the creation of a special structure that will develop an unmanned vehicle control system. This is stated in a message from the company’s CEO Lei Jun on the social network Weibo. Initially, the company plans to hire about 500 engineers to develop SAE (Society of Automotive Engineers) Level 4… More

Evaluate a truck that can become a self-propelled road train
Evaluate a truck that can become a self-propelled road train

The car is built on an aluminum skateboard platform. The Electric Assist Vehicles (EAV) startup entered the electric vehicle market back in 2019 with an ATV designed to deliver orders around the city, and options with tractor trailers and refrigeration units were soon added. Last year, a two-seater microtaxi was added to the lineup, and… More

Da Vinci DC100: an electric byike that independently follows the owner
Da Vinci DC100: an electric byike that independently follows the owner

The Chinese company Da Vinci Dynamics has launched a new electric motorcycle model called the Da Vinci DC100. Its main distinguishing feature is a half-robot that can independently balance and drive, albeit at low speed and not far. For example, he can drive from the garage to the entrance where the owner is waiting for… More

Toyota and Panasonic will reduce the cost of batteries by 50%
Toyota and Panasonic will reduce the cost of batteries by 50%

Major Japanese companies Toyota and Panasonic announced that they will jointly reduce the cost of batteries by 50 percent. This will help reduce the cost of hybrid and electric vehicles to compete successfully with similar Korean and Chinese models. It is worth recalling that Toyota and Panasonic have a joint venture in which the Japanese… More

Tesla focuses on the moon (video)
Tesla focuses on the moon (video)

A video with another Tesla “glitch” appeared on the Web: the proprietary autonomous system Autopilot confused the moon with a yellow traffic light, which caused the electric car to try to slow down. A video with a Tesla screen and a yellow moon was posted on Twitter by user Jordan Nelson, who contacted the head… More

Israeli skateboard platforms began US expansion
Israeli skateboard platforms began US expansion

So far, REE has three REEboard skateboards: P4, P2, P1. In the future, there will be at least five of them, since large “carts” for trucks and buses will appear. The firm itself estimates the market for such platforms at $ 700 billion. REE Automotive, using a merger with dummy firm 10X Capital (SPAC), went… More

Flying machines: how real is it and how much will they cost?
Flying machines: how real is it and how much will they cost?

Today, the largest automakers are engaged in electrification, to which they are pushed by the impending bans on “dirty” fuel engines. However, in parallel, work continues on another transport of the future – flying cars. Experts from the British Pentagon Motor Group decided to estimate how much the aircrafts will cost when they go on… More