Tagged: futuristic transportation

First look at Google’s self-driving, all-new 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid minivan

Waymo, earlier known as “Google Self-Driving Car Project”, has finally revealed first images of its joint venture with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) – fully autonomous, self-driving 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid Minivan. The images were released with the announcement of production of 100 unique minivans. Two partners worked swiftly to complete the assembly of the new minivan in just six months after it was kicked-off. The minivan packs Waymo’s fully self-driving system. The modifications were made in minivan’s electric, powertrain, chassis and structural systems to optimize the self-driving technology. Read More…

China debuts new Transit Elevated Bus to combat traffic congestion

Transit elevated bus unveiled

Necessity is mother of invention, and Chinese have realized it because theirs is the most populated country in the world. The traffic congestion in its cities like Beijing and Shanghai is choking the roads. The best choice is to work in improving public transportation structure, and this is exactly what the Chinese engineers are doing. To counter the trouble cause by congestion, China has developed a Transit Elevated Bus (TEB), which was revealed at the 19th China Beijing International High-tech Expo held on last Sunday. Read More…

Supersonic Hyperloop One successfully delivers first public demonstration

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If you remember SpaceX and Tesla CEO Elon Musk talking about using magnetic levitation technology to zip travelers intercity and intracity, you know that the earthbound transportation is about to upend in next few decades. On Wednesday, Hyperloop One, earlier known as Hyperloop Technologies, delivered first public demonstration of what can be called next level of futuristic transportation for both passengers and cargo. The demonstration of Hyperloop One took place in the Nevada desert about 10 miles north of Las Vegas. Read More…