Thursday, September 19, 2019
autonomous boats

MIT’s Fleet of Autonomous Boats Can Now Shapeshift

MIT’s fleet of robotic boats has been updated with new capabilities to “shapeshift,” by autonomously disconnecting and reassembling into a variety of configurations,...
semiautonomous

Study Measures How Fast Humans React to Road Hazards

Imagine you’re sitting in the driver’s seat of an autonomous car, cruising along a highway and staring down at your smartphone. Suddenly,...
combustion engines

Joining the Jet Set: Jet Ignition Technology Could Boost Efficiency and Lower Emissions of...

The same technology used in jets soon may be powering personal cars and other automobiles.Purdue University researchers are...
autonomous underwater vehicle

Robot Cameras Reveal Secret Lives of Basking Sharks in UK Marine Conservation First

he ground-breaking technology is set to reveal the secret lives of the world’s second largest fish - a species that little is...
self-driving vehicles

Giving Smart Vehicles Their Sense of Direction

Scientists around the world are racing to develop self-driving vehicles, but a few essential components have yet to be perfected. One is...
lithium metal battery

New Coating Developed by Stanford Researchers Brings Lithium Metal Battery Closer to Reality

Hope has been restored for the rechargeable lithium metal battery – a potential battery powerhouse relegated for decades to the laboratory by...
greenhouse-gas emissions

What’s the Best Way to Cut Vehicle Greenhouse-Gas Emissions?

Policies to encourage reductions in greenhouse gas emissions tend to stress the need to switch as many vehicles as possible to electric...
smart electric scooter

A More Intelligent System for the Scooter Wars

Startups racing to deploy rentable electric scooters around the world seem to be following Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s famous motto for disruption:...
electric-vehicle infrastructure

Researchers Use Blockchain to Drive Electric-Vehicle Infrastructure

Researchers at the University of Waterloo have integrated the use of blockchain into energy systems, a development that could result in expanded...
autonomous vehicles

Optimus Ride’s Autonomous System Makes Self-Driving Vehicles a Reality

Some of the biggest companies in the world are spending billions in the race to develop self-driving vehicles that can go anywhere....
electric vehicles

Automated Charging Technology for Electric Vehicles

Imagine charging your EV without the hassle of plugging in a cable and paying for the service automatically, just at the tap...
3D Electrochemical

Development of 3D Electrochemical Model to Improve Battery Energy Density and Efficiency of Electric...

DGIST Professor Yong Min Lee’s team in the Department of Energy Science and Engineering succeeded in developing an electrochemical model that can...
mobility

Denso and Toyota Agree to Establish a Joint Venture for Research and Advanced Development...

DENSO Corporation and Toyota Motor Corporation today agreed to establish a joint venture for research and advanced development of next-generation, in-vehicle semiconductors. The...
electric-vehicle batteries

Bosch Extends the Service Life of Electric-Vehicle Batteries

Markus Heyn: “Bosch is connecting electric-vehicle batteries with the cloud, and substantially improving performance and service life.”Smart algorithms recognize battery stress factors...
Fast charging

Fast Charging to Be Developed from Buses to Boats

Volvo Penta, ABB and Chalmers University of Technology have initiated a collaboration on possible solutions for fast charging of electrified passenger vehicles...
road transport

The Future of Road Transport – What We Will Drive, If We Still Drive...

The development of new technologies and new business models is transforming not only our vehicles, but everything about how we move, and...
Autopilot

“Eyes” for the Autopilot

Automatic landings have long been standard procedure for commercial aircraft. While major airports have the infrastructure necessary to ensure the safe navigation...
solar car

New Solar Car Stella Era Is the World’s First ‘Charging Station on Wheels’

Today, Solar Team Eindhoven presented its new solar car Stella Era. Thanks to its solar paneled roof, this car contains enough energy...
Mobility Lab

Mobility Lab Helps Fight Motion Sickness in Self-Driving Cars

Autonomous cars are safer to drive and offer passengers the opportunity to relax, sit back and enjoy while being transported to their...
solar car

Lightyear Unveils the World’s First Long-Range Solar Car

Lightyear, a company founded by alumni of Solar Team Eindhoven, introduced the first long-range solar car today. The prototype was presented to...