The Eagle 360, a new tire design concept from Goodyear, is a rounded sphere held in place by magnetic fields and designed for a smoother ride in your future driver-free car. An organically-patterned, 3D-printed tread is designed to adapt like a sponge to different road conditions, while built-in sensor relay surface measurements to the onboard computer. Faster response times and immediate reaction capabilities in multiple directions all work toward improving passenger safety and comfort.
Are biodegradable cars the next step in environmentally-friendly motoring? A team of students at the Eindhoven University of Technology just unveiled a biodegradable car made out of beet sugar and flax. Weighing just 684 pounds, the lightweight, eco-friendly vehicle can travel up to 50 miles per hour. According to Reuters, the only components not made […]
Driva is the first AI-powered dashcam app aiming at assisting while driving. It applies deep learning and compute vision algorithms in the app that accurately locates the front cars and traffic lights. With Driva drivers can rest while waiting for green light or front car to move (system sends notification), record videos and take pictures when […]
The dining car on the Shiki-shima train. Photo: AFP A Japanese railway company has launched a new luxury sleeper train with sky views, bathtubs and dark wood interiors, joining the race for well-heeled tourists. The top suite on the 10-car “Train Suite Shiki-shima” sells for US$10,000 (RM43,190) per person for a four-day trip from Tokyo […]
Travel seems to be on everyone’s dreams list, especially the desire to see the world. Kids put together a dream scrapbook containing clips and photos of all the places they want to see in the world. There are backpackers who keep their plane boarding passes as a memento, while others get country patches that they […]