News tagged with vehicle technology

Laser shoots down drones at sea (w/ Video)

(PhysOrg.com) -- An infrared laser developed by Arizona company Raytheon Missile Systems has been demonstrated shooting down incoming drones over the ocean off the coast of California.

Jul 21, 2010 report
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The Next Big Wave

Dan Bolfing, like energy guru Amory Lovins, thinks the greatest advances in transportation efficiencies can be attained with lighter weight vehicles and better aerodynamics.

May 21, 2010
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Electromagnetic fields as cutting tools

(PhysOrg.com) -- The bodywork on motor vehicles must be sufficiently stable, but processing the high-strength steels involved -- for example punching holes in them -- can prove something of a challenge. A new steel-cutting ...

Dec 01, 2009
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