Thursday, July 18, 2019

Prototype Electric Plane Built by Siemens and Magnus Aircraft Crashes in Hungary, Killing Both...

Earlier this year the late pilot had taken our reporter up for a spin in same model, the Magnus eFusionAn experimental electric plane built by...

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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Alstom supplying core systems for China's driverless metro line

Nanjing Line 7 is the eighth driverless metro line in China including Alstom solutions. Alstom Alstom signed a contract with Nanjing Metro to provide traction systems...

Deutsche Bahn resuming delivery of ICE 4 trains

As a result of the agreement, five ICE 4 trains will be accepted by DB in the coming days and enter service. Siemens Germany’s Deutsche Bahn...

One Driver Steers Two Trucks With Peloton’s Autonomous Follow System

Photo: Peloton Technology Advertisement Editor’s Picks Volvo Tech Makes Trucks Smart Enough to Not Run You Over Autonomous Vehicles Traveling in Convoys Will Run Into This Inevitable...

The transport situation in Stockholm and Copenhagen Part I

UITP Global Congress was held in Stockholm, Sweden in June. All photos courtesy Giles Bailey The UITP Global Congress was held in Stockholm, Sweden between June...