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Transportation
TransLoc Is Using Big Data to Create A More Efficient Public Transit System
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Transportation
TransLoc Is Using Big Data to Create A More Efficient Public Transit System
Cities across the U.S. are creating on-demand van transportation systems that work like Uber, but for the cost of a bus fare.
May 8, 2021

Cities across the U.S. are creating on-demand van transportation systems that work like Uber, but for the cost of a bus fare.

Aerospace
Airbus Will Test Laser Communication Tech for Inflight Wifi
laser communication
Aerospace
Airbus Will Test Laser Communication Tech for Inflight Wifi
Airbus is developing a laser communication system to increase the security of military operations and bring faster inflight Wi-Fi to passenger planes.
April 22, 2021

Airbus is developing a laser communication system to increase the security of military operations and bring faster inflight Wi-Fi to passenger planes.

Transportation
Airless Bike Tires Made of Space-Age Metal Never Go Flat
airless bike tires
Transportation
Airless Bike Tires Made of Space-Age Metal Never Go Flat
In 2022, a startup will begin selling airless bike tires that never go flat because they’re made out of a special NASA-developed metal alloy.
March 23, 2021

In 2022, a startup will begin selling airless bike tires that never go flat because they’re made out of a special NASA-developed metal alloy.

The Future Explored
A Battery Revolution Could Make Electric Cars a Reality for Everyone
lithium metal battery
The Future Explored
A Battery Revolution Could Make Electric Cars a Reality for Everyone
We'll need a new type of battery to make electric cars cheaper and convenient.
March 21, 2021

We'll need a new type of battery to make electric cars cheaper and convenient.

Internet
SpaceX Targets Moving Vehicles with Starlink Satellite Internet
Starlink Satellite Internet
Internet
SpaceX Targets Moving Vehicles with Starlink Satellite Internet
SpaceX has asked the FCC for permission to attach terminals for its Starlink satellite internet to larger vehicles, such as trucks, airplanes, and boats.
March 13, 2021

SpaceX has asked the FCC for permission to attach terminals for its Starlink satellite internet to larger vehicles, such as trucks, airplanes, and boats.

Transportation
This Mass-Produced Solar Car Costs Just $25,900
solar car
Transportation
This Mass-Produced Solar Car Costs Just $25,900
The Aptera solar car is expected to hit roads in 2021, but even if it's not the next big thing in transportation, its design elements could be.
March 6, 2021

The Aptera solar car is expected to hit roads in 2021, but even if it's not the next big thing in transportation, its design elements could be.

Self-Driving Semis
Autonomous Trucks Are Taking to the Highways
Autonomous trucks
Self-Driving Semis
Autonomous Trucks Are Taking to the Highways
Self-driving cars get all the love, but autonomous trucks are already hitting the road, with a “driver-out” demonstration scheduled for 2021.
January 17, 2021

Self-driving cars get all the love, but autonomous trucks are already hitting the road, with a “driver-out” demonstration scheduled for 2021.