Toyota three-wheeler does 80.3 mph on compressed air
Pygmy mole crickets don't just walk on water, they jump on it
Pygmy mole crickets are known to be prodigious jumpers on land. Now, researchers reporting in the December 4th issue of Current Biology, a Cell Press publication, have found that the tiny insects have found ...
Antonov creates a 3-speed transmission for electric cars
Volkswagen announces 'Temporary Auto Pilot' with advanced features
Ground-effect 'plane-train' flies inches above the ground (w/ video)
300 mph: New Land Speed Record for a Hydrogen Powered Vehicle
Drag racing goes green as US electric cars shine
Far from the fury of traditional race-tracks, spectators got a glimpse of the future as they watched electric cars rev up, and silently bomb off around the Mason-Dixon Dragway.
Improving speed measurements for cars, bullets
While today's law enforcement officers don't wear utility belts full of crimefighting gadgets like Batman, they do rely on a variety of state-of-the-art technologies to do their jobs efficiently and safely. ...
Future cruise control to have environmental, safety features
(Phys.org)—The cruise control on your auto can ease a long trip and keep you out of trouble by preventing you from speeding, if you have set it at the legal speed limit. As new cars are being outfitted with GPS, a predictive ...
Lane-swapping helps autonomous vehicles avoid collisions, study finds
Autonomous, driverless vehicles look set to hit the streets in the near future and become increasingly common, so UK researchers have investigated algorithms that could help developers include escape manoeuvres to allow such ...
SLS model 'flies' through Langley wind tunnel testing
(Phys.org)—At NASA facilities around the country, engineers are developing America's first exploration-class rocket since the Saturn V launched astronauts to the moon. The Space Launch System (SLS) will ...
Supercomputer lifts OSU land speed racer toward 400-mph goal
Building a battery-powered land speed vehicle capable of achieving a speed of 400+ miles per hour requires innovative components, corporate partnerships, hours of diligent preparation and a powerful supercomputer.
Engineering students hope to break human-powered speed records
(PhysOrg.com) -- Whittney Metcalf, a senior at Missouri University of Science and Technology, is probably the fastest female in collegiate human-powered vehicle racing.
NASA Launches New Technology: An Inflatable Heat Shield
A successful NASA flight test Monday demonstrated how a spacecraft returning to Earth can use an inflatable heat shield to slow and protect itself as it enters the atmosphere at hypersonic speeds.