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Arrow concept car

Arrow concept car (1)

The Arrow concept car by Charles Bombardier, It’s a small electric vehicle with a narrow body, and a cockpit that opens up like a fighter jet.

By |January 8, 2014|Categories: Vehicles

Is Your Car Killing You?- infographic

Is Your Car Killing You (1)

Being in your car isn’t as safe as you might think. Every 16 minutes a fatal motor vehicle accident occurs in the US. Traffic fatalities are increasing on the road. Driving your car is affecting your health in ways you never imagine.   Take a look at the infographic

By |December 15, 2013|Categories: Vehicles

Preparing for a crash test

Preparing for a crash test

Preparing for a crash test is an arduous process. The video shows how engineers at the Institute’s Vehicle Research Center attend to every detail to ensure a smooth crash test with results that can be easily measured and compared with other vehicles.

By |November 29, 2013|Categories: Vehicles

Ghe-O Motors off-road fire and rescue truck

Ghe-O Motors off-road fire and rescue truck 1

Ghe-O Motors by Romanian off-road vehicle manufacturer, just unveiled the off-road “Rescue” featuring inflatable tire-mounted pillows for flotation and water pumps with a tank to help fight fires.   Watch the video…

By |October 19, 2013|Categories: Vehicles

The evolution of the electric supercar- infographic

Steenstra GCM

The world of electric cars has exploded in recent years. Electric vehicles have been around a lot longer than you might think, in fact since 1899!    Steenstra GCM, founded by renowned Dutch car designer Cor Steenstra.    Have a look at the infographic

By |September 22, 2013|Categories: Vehicles

Student-designed car runs 1300 MPG

Student-designed car runs 1300 MPG

A lightweight, aerodynamic vehicle to compete at the SAE Supermileage Competition, build by a group of seven BYU engineering students, that can get 1,300 miles per gallon of fuel.

By |June 10, 2013|Categories: Vehicles

Napo River in Ecuador and Peru

Napo River in Ecuador and Peru

NASA’s UAVSAR (Uninhabited Aerial Vehicle Synthetic Aperture Radar) acquired synthetic aperture radar data over the Napo River in Ecuador and Peru. The image colors show the likelihood of inundation (flooding) beneath the forest canopy, which is difficult to decide using traditional optical sensors.    Image © NASA/JPL-Caltech

By |April 4, 2013|Categories: Natural phenomena

Submarine Vehicle Probes Beneath an Ice Sheet

Submarine Vehicle Probes Beneath an Ice Sheet

For the exploration of our planet and of others, researchers sent a probe under the Antarctic ice in January 2013. For nearly a decade, engineers have crafted various tools and methods to see what lurks below the thick ice sheets of Antarctica, Greenland, and other ice-covered landscapes.

By |March 20, 2013|Categories: Technology news

Bosch Automated driving

Bosch Automated driving

Bosch Automated driving a high-performance driver assistance systems, helping drivers reach their destinations safely and more comfortably. In the near future, the advanced system will be able to analyze more complex traffic situations and act either independently or by supporting the driver.

By |February 14, 2013|Categories: Vehicles