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Japan’s maglev train breaks world speed record with 600km/h test run

Japan’s maglev train breaks world speed record with 600km/h test run

Seven-car ‘magnetic levitation’ train hits top speed of 603km/h less than a week after breaking the 2003 record of 581km/h Japan has again demonstrated its prowess in high-speed rail travel with its state-of-the-art maglev train setting a world record of just over 600km/h (373mph), just days after it broke its previous 12-year-old record. The seven-car maglev – short for “magnetic ... Read More »

Google expects public in driverless cars in two to five years

Google expects public in driverless cars in two to five years

The head of self-driving cars for Google expects real people to be using them on public roads in two to five years. Chris Urmson says the cars would still be test vehicles, and Google would collect data on how they interact with other vehicles and pedestrians. Google is working on sensors to detect road signs and other vehicles, and software ... Read More »

Coming to a car near you: Auto technology at CES

Coming to a car near you: Auto technology at CES

Self-driving cars garner much of the attention, but in reality, we’re years away from tooling around in something like Knight Rider’s KITT. Coming sooner to a car near you: smartphone apps on dash displays, cruise control that adapts to cars around it, remote engine starting and more. At International CES in Las Vegas this week, 10 automakers and numerous suppliers ... Read More »

Hoverbike is a revolution in aviation, designed to do what a helicopter does, but cost less and do so better

Hoverbike is a revolution in aviation, designed to do what a helicopter does, but cost less and do so better

– It is said that if you give a man a fish, you can feed him for a day, but teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime – The objective of this campaign is to kick-start sales of our beautiful 1/3rd scale Hoverbike drone and accessories via your pledges, and to help create a long term ... Read More »

Government Wants to Make Cars Talk to Each Other

Government Wants to Make Cars Talk to Each Other

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration said Monday it is taking a first step toward requiring that future cars and light trucks be equipped with technology that enables them to warn each other of potential danger in time to avoid collisions. A research report released by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration estimates that the technology could eventually prevent as many as ... Read More »