Startup rolls out earlybird offer for Copenhagen Wheel (w/ Video)
An unconventional car: No engine, no transmission, no differential
This car has no engine, no transmission and no differential. It weighs half as much as a conventional car. Each of its four wheels has its own built-in electric battery-powered motor, meaning the car has ...
Shark Wheel on a roll to reinvent skateboarder experience
Driver-less car in high-speed rally assault
Imagine driving at top speed on a steep, winding mountain pass in the Alps, or the Himalayas, or the Rocky Mountains.
Airless wheels for mountain bikes may ditch patches and pumps (w/ Video)
Student team unveils world's first solar-powered family car
The Solar Team Eindhoven (STE) of TU/e in the Netherlands presented the world's first solar-powered family car today. 'Stella' is the first 'energy-positive car' with room for four people, a trunk, intuitive ...
Biking 2.0: MIT's big wheel in Copenhagen (w/ Video)
Yesterday, Dec. 15, at the Copenhagen Conference on Climate Change, MIT researchers debuted the Copenhagen Wheel -- a revolutionary new bicycle wheel that not only boosts power, but can keep track of friends, ...
Gyrowheel to keep new bike riders upright (w/ Video)
Robots climb up the wall (w/ Video)
Curiosity team upgrades software, checks wheel wear
The team operating NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has completed a software upgrade on the vehicle and is next planning a check of wear and tear on the rover's wheels.
Rowheel wheelchair is pulled to move forward
Test of spare wheel puts Orbiter on path to recovery
(Phys.org) -- In a step toward returning NASA's Mars Odyssey orbiter to full service, mission controllers have tested a spare reaction wheel on the spacecraft for potential use with two other reaction wheels ...
2.15 seconds: Students break 0-100 acceleration world record
The DUT Racing team from TU Delft, The Netherlands, has broken the world record for acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h for electric cars. The previous record stood at 2.68 seconds, but as of today the record ...
Curiosity rover takes first short spin around Mars (Update 3)
Curiosity took its first test drive around the gravel-strewn Martian terrain Wednesday, preparation for the ultimate road trip to find out if the red planet's environment could have supported life.