Help Make the Difficult Moral Decisions to Improve Self-Driving Cars

Help Make the Difficult Moral Decisions to Improve Self-Driving Cars

00 As self-driving cars are nearing mass production, many are wondering how a machine could possibly make difficult moral decisions when presented with a dangerous situation. For example, driverless cars will have to decide in the event of an imminent crash how to steer to brake or speed up, or what to hit. This is obviously a moral issue when human or animal life is at stake. A new program called the Moral Machine is…

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3-Wheeled Electric Scooter is the Vehicle of the Future

3-Wheeled Electric Scooter is the Vehicle of the Future

00 Electric vehicles are becoming more and more common with virtually every manufacturer getting in on the market. There are many other electric bicycles and motorbikes on the market, but a new Kickstarter aims at creating an efficient electric 3-wheeled scooter. It is called the Doohan EV3 iTank electric scooter, and it is the future.   The 3-wheeled scooter goes from 0 to 28 mph in 4.6 seconds, which is rather impressive for an electric…

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Tesla’s Next Autopilot is Likely Going to be FULLY Autonomous

Tesla’s Next Autopilot is Likely Going to be FULLY Autonomous

00 Tesla has been on the forefront of autonomous driving for some time now, although they have fought off a good deal of worthy competition. While their autopilot software has come into question many times in the past due to accidents, rumor has it that their next release will have FULLY autonomous functionality. This software upgrade would also come with hardware upgrades to newer models including a major camera and sensor overhaul. If you weren’t…

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Man Build DIY Amphibious Car with Retractable Wheels

Man Build DIY Amphibious Car with Retractable Wheels

00 Amphibious cars have been around for a while now, but they are often quite expensive and require quite a bit of maintenance. This usually means that they are out of reach of the everyday man, but one man decided to just build his own. An amphibious car is one that can both drive on the road and sail on the water. Bert Sandlin created an admittedly rather odd looking car that can cruise at…

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The BMW i8 is the Icon of Progress in the Field of Sports Cars

The BMW i8 is the Icon of Progress in the Field of Sports Cars

00 [Image Source: BMW] The BMW i8 is one of the most revolutionary sports cars of the modern times. From the incorporation of a plug-in hybrid engine to its ability to go from 0-60 mph in 4.2 seconds, its prowess is unmatched in the automotive industry. Tesla and other car manufacturers are good in their own right, but the i8 is in a class all of its own. Through the utilization of hybrid technology, the…

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Aston Martin Vulcan is the Most Intense Supercar Ever

Aston Martin Vulcan is the Most Intense Supercar Ever

00 [Image Source: Aston Martin] If you are a billionaire looking for a new supercar to add to your garage, meet the Aston Martin Vulcan. This track-only supercar is what Aston Martin is calling their “most intense and exhilarating creation to date.” Developed in conjunction with Aston Martin Racing, the supercar features a V12 7.0 Liter engine on a similar base to AM’s GT3 race car. Like many supercars, the engine is located right behind…

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Porsche’s New Electric Car is Set to Take On Tesla

00 [Image Source: Porsche] The Mission E, Porsche’s first fully electric vehicle will be rolling off of production lines in 2020, and Tesla is going to have some serious competition. According toBusiness Insider, the company plans on hiring 1,400 people to help develop the car into fruition. It is estimated that the Mission E will have a range of 310 miles, which stays competitive with Tesla. Musk’s company will still have a head start on…

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China is Testing Bus that Drives Over Cars

China is Testing Bus that Drives Over Cars

00 A little while back you may have heard that China was planning on building a bus that drove over cars on the roadway, but now they are actually testing a working model. The giant bus platform can drive over two lanes of traffic while carrying passengers in a lounge-type setting above. Straddling the roadway enables the bus to cut past traffic and also help eliminate congestion at the same time. An overhead bus system…

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Build the World’s Simplest Magnetic Car

Build the World’s Simplest Magnetic Car

00 Magnets are some of the most interesting objects in the universe. Magnets have enabled engineers to create some of the most complex machinery on the  planet such as maglev trains or MRI devices. However, magnets can also be used to make incredibly simple devices, such as the world’s simplest car. Using a couple magnets, some aluminum foil, and a battery, you can recreate this fun apparatus to make the car as well. To make…

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Engineer Designs Gyrocopter-Like Motorcycle Flying Car

Engineer Designs Gyrocopter-Like Motorcycle Flying Car

00 Engineers have been trying to design flying cars for many years now, and one tinkerer has created one of the most interesting designs we have ever seen. Aerospace engineer Dezso Molnar has created a motorcycle-like gyrocopter inspired flying car concept which is a little out of the ordinary. He has taken his contraption out to the Mojave desert to test, and he can reach some pretty incredible speeds, but he isn’t off of the ground…

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