The Ehang 184 has gone through a multitude of tests these past few months, 1,000 test flights with human passengers to be more specific, and they included a 984-foot vertical climb while carrying over 500-pounds. Their most recent test flight covered 9.3-miles that saw the manned drone reach a top speed of 80.7 mph. For added safety, the team also tested it under high heat, heavy fog, night tests, and even a Category 7 typhoon with gale-force winds. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and information.
CES 2018 has come and gone, but that doesn't mean that there will be any shortage of cool gadgets this year. Onewheel +XR is definitely one of them, and it's essentially a self-balancing, one-wheeled electric skateboard. You can get up to 18 miles per charge, and has more power as well as increased torque when compared to its predecessor. Continue reading for a hands-on test video from CES 2018, more pictures and information.
The world's first entirely solar train has begun full service in Byron Bay, Australia. The Byron Bay Railroad Company equipped a heritage train with a 6.5 kilowatt (kW) solar array and flexible solar panels. It can transport up to 100 seated passengers, as well accommodating a few standing passengers, and there's even room for luggage, bikes, etc. The fare is currently $3 for adults, $2 for ages six to 13, and free for children up to age five for one-way trips. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and information.
The SnoGo Ski Bike combines the excitement of skiing with the ease of riding a mountain bike, thanks to a unique 3-ski design that allows for precise levels of control on the slopes. It's so easy to ride, the company guarantees that if you're familiar with riding a bike, you'll be able to enjoy the SoGo. Continue reading for another video and more information.
Here's the first image of the Boring Company's tunnel currently being bored under Los Angeles. When the system is completed, these underground roadways will transport vehicles to and from destinations using electric tracks, or in other words, a high-speed subway for cars. This particular section will run from the Interstate 405 to Interstate 101 using electric skates to carry vehicles and people pods on the main artery at speeds up to 150 mph, with exit ramps every mile. Continue reading for another video and more information.
Unlike other watercraft, the Manta5 boasts an electric motor that enables riders to glide over water using pedal assist or simply throttling with no effort at all, thanks to its carbon fiber hydrofoils, which make it ultra lightweight. The current prototypes can achieve an impressive 20km/h. Continue reading for another video and more information.
It's only a matter of time before autonomous cars take over the roads, and the Continental BEE might be one of them. Simply put, it's a "swarm" of electric, on-demand, self-driving cars that can be summoned with a smartphone. They will be powered by a compact electric motor that offers a range of up to 218 miles, while topping out at 37 mph. The company believes that it's possible to have thousands of Bees operating in a single city at one time. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for the five most popular viral videos today, including one showing how to build the ultimate PS4 Pro.
At first glance, this may look like the master bedroom of a multi-million dollar mansion, but it's actually just one of the rooms in the 120-meter long "Nature" yacht. Built by Sinot, this yacht offers a stunning inner garden, complete with climate control technology, an upper deck observatory for viewing the open waters, a VIP room, spa deck, gym and swimming pool. The watercraft has a crew capacity of 50 people and a guest capacity of 18 people. Continue reading for more pictures.
Forget hoverboards, the Kiwano K01 electric scooter only has a single wheel, in which it uses to provide a stable, intuitive mode of transportation via responsive body control, and users can even control it wirelessly. That's right, you get off, press a button, and the Kiwano will follow along. It's powered by a powerful wheel hub motor good for a top speed of 20 miles per hour, while being able to tackle steep hills with 35 percent inclines. continue reading for another video and more information.
Let's face it, electric bikes can be expensive, that is unless...you decide to go with the UrbanX wheel, which snaps onto nearly any bicycle in 60-seconds. Simply replace front wheel, and you've got an electric bike that can hit 20 mph, thanks to a 350 W battery. It's available in six different sizes, and works with both rib and disc brakes. The removable battery pack which clicks on and off, meaning you can still use the bike while it's charging. You can also connect the wheel to a special mobile app that lets you monitor the speed and distance that you've traveled, and change the amount of pedal assistance to your liking. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of someone turning coal into diamond using a hydraulic press.