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Kitty Hawk's Flyer isn't the flying car you were promised

That flying car startup Google's Larry Page is backing? It's finally showing its hand... and the company's initial product is both more and less than what you might expect. Kitty Hawk's first publicly demonstrated vehicle, the Flyer, isn't so much the flying car of sci-fi fame as a recreational …

Drones

The Most Beautiful Cars Ever Built News @ Top Speed

Justin Cupler<p>“The Fisker Karma, in my opinion, is the most beautiful car ever built. It is a rolling piece of art that puts form well ahead of …

1940Coachcraft.com - Home

The 1940 Coachcraft Roadster is considered an automotive design and concept milestone. It accurately predicted in size, shape and stance sports cars …

Automotive Design

Clip-Air's Rail-to-Sky Technology Could Revolutionize Air Travel

Clip-Air "pod planes" take inspiration from the latest in modular technology—and shipping containers.<p>Something tells us we're on the crest of a huge wave of innovation that could completely change the way we travel by air: Maybe it's the fact that there's a plane powered entirely by solar energy …

Driving the Vanderhall Laguna, A Bizarre Front-Drive Three-Wheeler

Funky looks and a Chevrolet Sonic drivetrain combine to create this aluminum-chassis, carbon-fiber-bodied speed pod.<p>When you think of a three-wheeled car, you usually think of something like the Morgan 3-Wheeler or the Campagna T-Rex. They're legally considered motorcycles in the U.S., and while …

The future of air travel? Three-storey Sky Whale fits 755 passengers, has virtual reality windows and self-healing wings

• <b>Concept vehicle would have wingspan of 88m and seat 755 passengers</b>• <b><br>Designer Oscar Viñals said it would split passengers into three classes</b>• <b><br>Each would</b> …

79 Airports You Can Tour Via Google Street View

Over the last few years Google Streeet View has been adding more locations to their library and you can now tour areas in 79 airports and 184 train …

Travel

Video: ‘Full Throttle’ – Ferrari Smashes Through Villages On Epic Targa Florio

Hurtling through villages and howling through the countryside, the Targa Florio was epic...The post Video: ‘Full Throttle’ – Ferrari Smashes Through …

Motorsport

Event Coverage

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Cars, Speed, Ego: Inside France's Tour Auto Optic 2000

Michael Hainey motors off to a five-day road rally from Paris to Biarritz, and finds a thrilling new way to travel.<p>Some years ago, my friend Sam was based in Munich, revamping a magazine. One morning in early June, he called me in New York with a command: “We’re taking a road trip in my car.” If …

The iconic Boeing 747 is almost 50!

Happy 47thImage by Reuters/Pascal RossignolThe 747 truly ushered in the Jumbo Jet era when it first flew for the first time this week – Feb. 9 -- in …

Boeing

Driving the Most Expensive SUV in the World

My eyes saw the black shape the first time it whipped across the rear view. It just didn’t register mentally. Why I might be seeing things was …

This Lightweight, Foldable Plane Could Make Private Jetting Way More Affordable

Always wanted your own private airplane? Now it's more possible than ever before.<p>Want to fly from point A to point B without having to endure the …

Airplanes

Vintage 'snowbugs' still rule parts of Canada's north

From school bus to recreational vehicle, decades-old 'snowbugs' roll on across Canada's North<p>All across the frozen tundra of Northern Canada, giant …

Canada

Can we park smarter?

High costs and technology issues haven’t dampened enthusiasm for networked parking systems

Urban Design

London to New York in 11 minutes - that would be the Antipode

Everyone loves the idea of a plane that could smash the previous records for commercial travel around the globe – but New York to Sydney in 32 …

Aerospace

Supersonic aircraft promises to fly from New York to London in 11 minutes

As the age of supersonic travel fast approaches, there is yet another concept aircraft that promises to go from New York to London in an unbelievable 11 minutes.<p>Called the Antipode, it would be powered by rocket boosters on its wings for takeoff and climb to 40,000 feet at Mach 5.<p>The acceleration …

Aerospace

8 Reasons to Travel by Train

How GM Beat Tesla to the First True Mass-Market Electric Car

Advertisement<p>Advertisement<p>Advertisement<p>Related Galleries<p>Are Audiences Too Lazy to Appreciate <i>Blade Runner 2049</i>?<p>Review: Amazon Fire HD 8 (2017)<p>Review: …

Maven, GM's Car-Sharing Scheme, Is Really About a Driverless Future

General Motors is launching a car-sharing program. It's called Maven, it's available in exactly one city, and, frankly, it's an unexciting riff on …

Detached From Reality: Proposal For Detachable Airplane Passenger Cabin Is Laughable

When the plane on which you’re flying shudders violently, drops hundreds of feet instantly or rolls over on its back at 30,000 feet would you want some way to get out of there fast, and back on the ground safely?<p>Ukrainian aviation engineer Vladimir Tatarenko is so convinced that hundreds of …

Aviation

Making a Car that Won't Let You Sleep

Algorithms, sensors—there's There's even talk of using biometrics and wearables, data derived straight from a driver's body, to determine if a person is too tired to drive.<p>Shortly before 8 AM on a July morning in 2004, Allan Michael Kasprick drove his Dodge Ram pickup truck into the opposite lane, …

Meet the Icon A5, the Sports Plane That Costs Less Than an SUV

The new Icon A5sport plane is the most fun you can have on land, sea, or in the air.

Photos of the Day: $229K Dodge Viper-Based V10 Supercar Unveiled

VLF Automotive is a new, Michigan-based supercar company with deep roots. It is run by General Motors Vice Chairman Bob Lutz, former Fisker and Aston …

SpaceX to Land Rocket on Floating Drone Platform

Review: Kuwait Airways 777 in First Class — JFK to London

Kuwait Airways recently made news by ending its route between New York-JFK and London’s Heathrow after the US Department of Transportation threatened …

Airlines

Fly to Work in The World's First Autonomous, Human-Size Drone

Call off all bets, ladies and gentlemen, because the singularity is here. Florida Gyrocopter Man would be so proud.<p>On Wednesday at the Consumer …

Helsinki and Tallinn Agree to Build the World's Longest Underwater Rail Tunnel

The link would do more than shuttle travelers—it would effectively unify the two cities.<p>This week, Finland got a step closer to building the longest undersea rail tunnel in the world.<p>The cities of Helsinki and Tallinn, Estonia, have just signed an agreement to develop a rail line connecting the two …