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China's Car-Swallowing Bus Is Apparently for Real
Far Out Tech

China's Car-Swallowing Bus Is Apparently for Real

The futuristic city bus has made its real-world debut.
Jason Fell
Bosch Launches Electric Scooter Sharing Service in Berlin
Ride Sharing

Bosch Launches Electric Scooter Sharing Service in Berlin

Berlin residents can now locate and book one of 200 scooters using a smartphone application called Coup.
Mercedes Unveils First Heavy-Duty Electric Delivery Truck
Mercedes Benz

Mercedes Unveils First Heavy-Duty Electric Delivery Truck

For deliveries that can't be sent via Amazon drone, this truck can carry up to 26 tons.
Your Boring Bike Helmet Is About to Get a Big Tech Upgrade
Far Out Tech

Your Boring Bike Helmet Is About to Get a Big Tech Upgrade

A new Kickstarter project hopes cyclists can say bye bye to blindspots.
Jason Fell
Alphabet Proposes Scrapping Buses in Favor of Ubers
Uber

Alphabet Proposes Scrapping Buses in Favor of Ubers

According to proposals for Columbus, Ohio, public transportation subsidies would instead be handed to ride-sharing services.
A Highway That Will Produce Power Instead of Roadkill
Far Out Tech

A Highway That Will Produce Power Instead of Roadkill

Missouri hopes to have the first solar panel-paved stretch of U.S. highway before the end of the year.
Jason Fell
Would You Fly in This Single-Passenger Drone?
Drones

Would You Fly in This Single-Passenger Drone?

Chinese startup EHang is testing out a pilotless drone in Nevada.
Nina Zipkin
Honda Shows Off Self-Driving Cars at New Calif Testing Facility
Self-Driving Cars

Honda Shows Off Self-Driving Cars at New Calif Testing Facility

Under the radar, Honda has been building semi-autonomous functionality, including forward-collision warning, lane- departure warning and lane-keeping assist.
Uber, Lyft Set to Defend Driver Settlements in Court
Transportation

Uber, Lyft Set to Defend Driver Settlements in Court

The ride-hailing companies are seeking to resolve lawsuits by drivers who contend they should be deemed employees and therefore entitled to reimbursement for expenses, including gasoline and vehicle maintenance.
This Car-Swallowing Contraption Is Actually a Futuristic City Bus
Far Out Tech

This Car-Swallowing Contraption Is Actually a Futuristic City Bus

It's not as frightening as it looks at first glance.
Jason Fell
This Company Wants City Dwellers to Travel in Flying Pods. First, It Must Face the Huge Hurdle of Regulations.
Innovation

This Company Wants City Dwellers to Travel in Flying Pods. First, It Must Face the Huge Hurdle of Regulations.

SkyTran is challenged to convince cities to update their aging infrastructure.
Nina Zipkin
Elon Musk's Dream of People Traveling in Tubes Is Alive!
Elon Musk

Elon Musk's Dream of People Traveling in Tubes Is Alive!

Hyperloop One yesterday in the Nevada desert took a shot at greatest and scored.
Dan Bova
'Hyperloop' Sled Speeds Through U.S. Desert Via Electromagnets
Hyperloop

'Hyperloop' Sled Speeds Through U.S. Desert Via Electromagnets

Brogan BamBrogan, a former SpaceX engineer who co-founded Hyperloop One, called the test a major milestone.