Tag Archives: transportation

  • nuTonomy: Company Releases Self-Driving Taxis (Video)

    nuTonomy: Company Releases Self-Driving Taxis (Video)

    The winds of automated cars are blowing harder and harder all the time, and most people expected Google or Uber or Tesla or some company like that to be the first to actually put self-driving cars out on the street. But a company called nuTonomy made it there first, putting a self-driving taxicab on the […]

  • Chicago Skyline Cable Cars Coming to the Windy City (Video)

    Chicago Skyline Cable Cars Coming to the Windy City (Video)

    In case you thought the era of the cable car was at an end, the city of Chicago recently revealed plans to connect its downtown core with the tourist-heavy Navy Pier, river walk, and lakefront districts via a line of Chicago Skyline aerial cable cars. The Chicago Skyline project is in its early stages, but […]

  • Ehang184 Autonomous Aerial Vehicle: A Drone You Can Ride In

    Ehang184 Autonomous Aerial Vehicle: A Drone You Can Ride In

    The word “drone” generally carries with it the assumed modifier “unmanned,” but in fact a drone can still be a drone as long as the person inside isn’t actually controlling it. That’s not really an applicable situation to most drones as we know them, but the Ehang184 Autonomous Aerial Vehicle isn’t most drones. As its […]

  • Arcaboard: Another Stab at Hoverboard Technology

    Arcaboard: Another Stab at Hoverboard Technology

    Despite impressive advances in technology, we are not living in a golden age for the fabled hoverboard – mostly due to a bunch of imitators using the name for products that don’t even really hover. Then, there’s the Arcaboard, which uses surprisingly simple mechanics to defy gravity’s powerful pull. The Arcaboard doesn’t use “mag-lev” or […]

  • Gotham Air: Catch a Chopper Ride Through NYC (Video)

    Gotham Air: Catch a Chopper Ride Through NYC (Video)

    When trying to make it to the airport in that legendary New York City traffic, your options are pretty limited. But now there’s a new option, provided you don’t mind blowing a few bucks – it’s Gotham Air, described as being like “Uber for helicopters.” Gotham Air can get you from downtown to JFK in […]

  • URB-E: Compact Urban E-Vehicle (Video)

    URB-E: Compact Urban E-Vehicle (Video)

    Living in a city has many benefits, but cheap and convenient transportation isn’t always one of them. But if the future includes the success of URB-E, that might change for a lot of people. The URB-E is billed as the “world’s most compact e-vehicle,” and one look at the URB-E in its compact form shows […]