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Futuristic concept car opens from the roof

Renault's TREZOR concept car makes energy efficiency look sporty with a fully electric engine and a roof that doubles as a door.

Obama Administration Rolls Out Recommendations for Driverless Cars

Transportation Department trying to head off conflicting local rules and spurring adoption of technologies that could reduce traffic deaths<p>The Obama administration said companies developing driverless cars should adopt a series of government recommendations to certify their vehicles are ready for …

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A Brief History of the Flying Car, from 1841 to This Very Moment

For centuries, man has dreamt of taking his hotrod to the skies.<p>Ever since he invented the car, man has dreamt of taking it to the skies. Inspired by Steven Kolter's Tomorrowland, a fascinating read on futurism (which includes this piece on gravity-defying vehicles), Esquire revisits designs that …

Why the Flying Car Future Needs Robots

Terrafugia dreams of flying robot cars. The idea goes beyond some weird mash-up of science fiction tropes and aims at the practical issues of how to …

Hybrid Skylys Flying Car is an Electric Vehicle, Helicopter and Plane Rolled Into One

The dream of flying cars dates back to the 1960s when the animated series “The Jetsons” envisioned a future where these airborne vehicles dominate …

Are Flying Cars for Real This Time? (+Infographic)

One of the most common features of our imagined future has always been the flying car. The 21st century was meant to have skyways instead of …

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Top 10 Attempts to Build a Flying Car

Engineers have been trying to build a flying car for a century, but only a few designs ever succeeded in flying through the air and driving on the road. Here are the 10 best tries in a hundred years of tinkering, dreaming, and daredevil test flying.<p>Engineers have been trying to build a flying car …

Siemens and Emrax claim best power to weight ratio for electric motors in the 5 to 10 kilowatt per kg range

Home<p>Uncategorized<p>Siemens and Emrax claim best power to weight ratio for electric motors in the 5 to 10 kilowatt per kg range<p>Pin It<p>Siemens researchers …

Terrafugia's flying car project is still a couple of years away

Terrafugia's car/plane hybrid has been "coming soon" for nearly a decade and it will stay that way a bit longer. The Transition vehicle has come a long way since those early renders, and in a talk today Terrafugia COO / VP of Engineering Kevin Colburn explained some of the design decisions involved …

This Bicycle Travels As Fast As A Car, So You Can Ride On Highways

Hi Lance! Pedal your feet, and this covered three-wheeled vehicle will zoom up to 100 miles per hour.<p>Step inside the Raht Racer, a three-wheeled vehicle that looks a little like a simplified version of the Batmobile, and you’ll start to pedal like you’re riding a bicycle. But as you feed power to …

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