Tag: transportation

Tesla battery production

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has initiated the mass production of lithium-ion battery cells at his Gigafactory in Nevada. The entrepreneur expects to produce 150 GWh of lithium-ion battery cells each year to support 1.5 million electric vehicles. The factory also…

Sun Seeker

A self-driving garden may seem far-fetched but now, the University College London’s (UCL) Interactive Architecture Lab has created a nomadic, self-cultivating garden that moves around all by itself! The sphere has been designed by UCL students William Victor Camilleri and…

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GOLD TO BLUE

A new bike path in Lidzbark Warminski, Poland is glowing electric blue at night! The path is illuminated by a synthetic material called phosphor. It is able to light-up after being charged by sunlight. The developers of the project TPA…

First Passenger Drone

The world’s first passenger-carrying drone has been revealed by Chinese manufacturer Ehang. It has been designed to transport individuals through the air without a pilot. Measuring approximately 1.4 metres high, with eight propellers held in position on four arms, the…

TRAFFIC CAN JAM YOUR HEALTH

The car (and the traffic it creates) remains a ‘rage-inducing’ phenomena! We seem to be forgiving ‘less and less’ and pointing out ‘more and more’ peoples’ minor driving indiscretions. Now, recent scientific studies confirm that traffics jams are also bad…

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Tesla Town

The first ‘Tesla town’ is being built in a small suburb off Melbourne’s business district in Australia. Every house will enjoy a solar roof and built-in Tesla Powerwall. This will be one of the most sustainable developments found in Australia….

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Underwater Traffic

Norway is expecting to install the world’s first floating underwater tunnels. These will help travelers more-easily cross the Scandinavian nation’s many ‘fjords’ (which at present can only be crossed using a series of somewhat inconvenient and time consuming ferries!). The…

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Solar Impulse

The Solar Impulse 2 is one-man, lightweight, solar-powered airplane. It has finally finished its round-the-world journey, moving across the globe using only the sun’s energy. It was the Swiss pilot (and initiator of the project) Bertrand Piccard who landed the…

Two Peas in a Pod

The GreenPod ‘renewable high-tech workspace’ sets you up for a completely different workspace experience. It forms part of the ‘Pre-order of the Future‘ project unveiled by Neste. It appears as an egg-shaped workspace created from renewable materials. This multipurpose space…

DISCOVERY

This month, EM have decided to draw to our members’ attention, diverse programs useful to understanding what kind of a future we could all soon be facing. This is a program we recommend this week. We hope you will be able…