Category: Car Tech

Small supersonic plane to reach speeds of 25,000 km/h

Our Prototypes column introduces new vehicle concepts and presents visuals from designers who illustrate the ideas. Some of them will be extensions of existing concepts, others will be new, some will be production ready, and others really far-fetched. The concept The Antipod is a supersonic military aircraft concept capable of reaching 25,000 km/h. It uses Read More

Bombardier focuses on wind protection for future of snowmobile

Our Prototypes column introduces new vehicle concepts and presents visuals from designers who illustrate the ideas. Some of them will be extensions of existing concepts, others will be new, some will be production ready, and others really far-fetched. The Concept The Snowrama II concept is a continuation of a series of ideas pertaining to the Read More

U.S. regulators could waive some safety rules for self-driving cars

The U.S. Transportation Department said on Thursday it may waive some vehicle safety rules to allow more driverless cars to operate on U.S. roads as part of a broader effort to speed up development of self-driving vehicles. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx unveiled the new policy guidance for self-driving vehicle testing in Detroit. Major auto makers, Read More

MIT students win design competition for Elon Musk’s Hyperloop

MIT student engineers won a competition to transform SpaceX and Tesla Motors co-founder Elon Musk’ idea into a design for a to move pods of people at high speed. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, was named the winner Saturday after a competition among more than 1,000 college students at Texas A&M University Read More

Autonomous shopping cart that doubles as a grocery store assistant

Our Prototypes column introduces new vehicle concepts and presents visuals from designers who illustrate the ideas. Some of them will be extensions of existing concepts, others will be new, some will be production ready, and others really far-fetched. The concept The Kartum is an electric autonomous shopping cart that doubles as a virtual grocery-shopping assistant Read More

In a future where we don’t drive, we may print and eat food on the commute

Our Prototypes column introduces new vehicle concepts and presents visuals from designers who illustrate the ideas. Some of them will be extensions of existing concepts, others will be new, some will be production ready, and others really far-fetched. The concept The Snackr is a 3D food food-printing machine designed for autonomous cars and mass transit Read More

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