Electric scooters are nothing new or special, but what about a racing series centered around them? Introducing the eSkootr Championship (eSC), led by CEO Hrag Sarkissian, COO Khalil Beschir, ex-Formula driver Alex Wurz and Formula E champion Lucas di Grassi. The racing series is set to launch in 2021 in the hearts of major cities around the world. Read more for a video and additional information.
Lamborghini partnered with The Italian Sea Group to unveil the Tecnomar for Lamborghini 63, and it is the supercar of luxury yachts. It’s powered by two MAN V12 engines, each producing 2,000 hp, for a combined output of 4,000 hp, or enough power to propel it to a top speed of 69 mph, making this boat Tecnomar’s fastest motor yacht yet. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.
Forget hoverboards, the electric WALKCAR by Japan-based Cocoa Motors weighs just 6.4 pounds and is roughly the same size as a 13-inch laptop. It’s capable of hitting a top speedof 6.2 mph in normal mode, or up to 10 mph in sports. If riding around town in normal mode, you can expect up to 4.3 miles of range or 3.1 miles when in sports. Read more for a video and additional information.
The RazorX DLX Electric Skateboard is the best budget-priced model in its class, and you can get one for $179.99 shipped, today only, originally $207.14. Featuring a 150 watt rechargeable, lithium-ion battery that propels the board up to 12 mph (19 km/h) for up to 40 minutes of continuous use once fully charged. Product page. Read more for a hands-on video review and additional information.
The Segway Ninebot KickScooter Air T15 may look normal at first, but it took the team over six years and nearly 12,500-hours to finish its design using the lightest and most durable materials. The body is made from aluminum-magnesium alloy that’s not just light, but also rugged, which means it’s splash-proof, corrosion-resistant and eco-friendly. Read more for a video and additional information.
EmbraerX, the air taxi division of Embraer, first launched an electric vertical takeoff and landing aircraft concept in June, 2019. This year, they followed it up with the PULSE. This concept is basically a private jet and self-driving car in one, all based around a central docking pod. This transparent can quickly transition from a VTOL aircraft to autonomous vehicle. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.
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Elon Musk’s The Boring Company has completed excavating the second of two tunnels planned for the Las Vegas Convention Centers underground loop transit system. The first tunnel was finished in February and now, the company will begin construction on the above-ground passenger stations at either end of the tunnels as well as a third underground station in the middle of the loop. Read more for two videos and additional information.
Triton is known for their deep-seas exploration submersibles, including the DSV Limiting Factor, which is a deep-sea elevator capable of going to the bottom of the Mariana Trench several times a week for extended visits. Now, they’ve unveiled DeepView, a small submarine that can safely transport 24 passengers, a pilot, and co-pilot, up to 328 feet in an air-conditioned setup that provides breathtaking views of underwater life. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.
Italy-based Aviointeriors knows that once coronavirus-related travel restrictions are lifted, many will still be hesitant to fly, but the firm has unveiled a solution to keep passengers safely distanced. They tout the new seating system can be delivered within as little as six months, while a simpler retrofit concept could arrive within two months. Read more for additional pictures and information.
British inventor Colin Furze is back at it again, and this time, it’s a bizarre custom bicycle that will keep you far away from others while you’re out getting some exercise during this pandemic. Called the “Highcycle,” it’s basically a regular bike that has been fitted with an elongated frame that places the seat 6.5-feet off the ground, or the recommended distance to keep away from others. Read more for a video and additional information.