Saturday, June 15, 2019

Hybrid Electric Airliners Will Cut Emissions—and Noise

Electric propulsion will develop in the air as it did on the ground, by initially using batteries to assist a fuel-burning generator ...

Zunum Aero’s Hybrid Electric Airplane Aims To Rejuvenate Regional Travel

The startup is building short-haul aircraft for Boeing and JetBlue that combine gas turbines and batteriesIllustration: Jonathan Carlson Illustration: Jonathan Carlson...

CES 2018: Intel’s CEO Becomes First Passenger in an Air Taxi

Intel's partner, Volocopter, provided its multicopter and flew it by remote control in a hangar—a baby step, but still, a first stepImage: Volocopter Brian Krzanich,...

Flying-Car Company Terrafugia is Bought by China’s Geely

With real money behind its project, maybe Terrafugia will finally hit its latest deadline, in 2019. But it'll probably lose money anywayPhoto: Terrafugia “We wanted...

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New York City Flexes Again, Extending Cap on Uber and Lyft

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Q'Straint acquires Adapt Solutions

Q’STRAINT acquired Adapt Solutions, an industry leader in mobility equipment, specialized in vehicle accessibility. The benefit of this acquisition will result in both companies...

MARTA moving ahead with historic transit expansion program

In determining the sequence of the projects, MARTA considered market conditions, constructability, and current funding commitments. MARTA The Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) board of...