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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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Amazon and the All-Electric Future of Fleet Vehicles

Let’s put Amazon’s order for 100,000 electric delivery vans by 2030 into perspective. Today, FedEx uses 85,000 “motorized vehicles” to deliver packages around the...

L.A. Metro report details challenges faced by women riding system

According to a newly released study analyzying women's use of Los Angeles' Metro system, 57% of women bring their children on transit. Metro A new study...

TfL to test 5 new safety innovations on bus fleet

TfL will support testing by funding specialist independent analysis, meaning robust evidence will be produced to test the effectiveness of each product in reducing...