Cargo-carrying long-range VTOL UAV moves to full scale prototype stage

Florida’s Aergility has spent the last few years developing and testing a new kind of vertical take-off and landing aircraft (VTOL) called the ATLIS. The wingless autonomous delivery drone is being designed to fly at 100 mph (161 km/h) for hundreds of miles on a single tank of gas, making use of a proprietary lift […]

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AI algorithm teaches a car to drive from scratch in 20 minutes

A pair of artificial intelligence Ph.Ds from Cambridge University are going all-in on machine learning as the foundation of autonomous cars. Their company, Wayve, has just released video of a kitted-out Renault Twizy teaching itself to follow a lane from scratch, over the course of about 20 minutes. Wayve’s Amar Shah and Alex Kendall believe […]

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Antarctic-grade Ocea Nemo 50 ICE megayacht to power through polar seas

Some people look at the sea as a relaxing playground, a place for champagne and caviar sunsets atop yacht decks following midday PWC frolics through crystal-clear waters. Others will happily give up those tropical comforts to don their Sunday-best polar suits and circle the choppy, sea ice-laced waters of Antarctica on the all-new Ocea Nemo […]

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Honda to begin production of PCX Hybrid Scooter in September

It shouldn’t come as a surprise that Honda has announced production of the PCX Hybrid it showed at the 45th Tokyo Motor Show (TMS) last October, but it is. Honda often turns TMS concepts into production vehicles within a year if the public response is positive. Unlike hybrid cars though, particularly hybrid sports cars, hybrid […]

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CatEye Quick is a bike commuter’s computer

It was just yesterday that we heard about the CatEyeSYNC system, which allows up to seven bike lights to be controlled by one smartphone. Well, CatEye has also recently introduced its Quick cyclocomputer, designed with budget-minded commuters in mind. Traditionally, cycling computers are fancy rectangular things made for people who are into hardcore training – […]

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