Advanced Transport

Humanity isn’t just traveling faster and farther than ever before; we’re traversing the Earth in unimaginably innovative ways. We already have working jetpacks and remarkably fast high-speed trains—and in the world of tomorrow, fantastical vehicles like flying cars may be ubiquitous. We’ll be here to cover the innovations that are transforming this landscape and accelerating us in ways that previous generations only dreamed.

Alibaba Unveils Plans for an Electric Vehicle Vending Machine

The first two facilities are set to open in January 2018.

December 14, 2017

Tesla Just Got Its Largest Electric Semi Pre-Order From a Major Worldwide Brand

This is going to be an enormous bill.

December 13, 2017

A New Sensor Gives Driverless Cars a Human-Like View of the World

"You can trade resolution, scene revisit rate, and range at any point in time. The same sensor can adapt."

December 12, 2017

We Are Witnessing the Return of Supersonic Travel

Most planes fly about 500mph. This beast will travel over 1,400mph.

December 10, 2017

The U.S.’s First Private, High-Speed Train Service is Opening in Florida

It will get you from West Palm Beach to Miami in one hour.

December 9, 2017

Thanks to Supersonic Flight, We May Be Able to Cross the Atlantic in Half the Time

A $10 million investment will help commercial supersonic jets make a comeback.

December 9, 2017

Elon Musk Confirms Tesla is Working on Custom Hardware for Autopilot

Musk purportedly noted that custom chips could "give 10x the power at a tenth of the cost."

December 8, 2017

Flying Cars May Hit the Skies Sooner Than We Anticipated

Some of our trickiest transportation needs may be solved by unconventional ideas.

December 7, 2017

Insurance Companies Are Now Offering Discounts if You Let Your Tesla Drive Itself

Direct Line has announced a 5 percent discount for drivers who use Autopilot.

December 6, 2017

China Has Launched the World’s First All-Electric Cargo Ship

Ironically, it's going to be hauling coal.

December 5, 2017
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