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8Tesla Announces Details Of Proposed Gigafactory Battery Plant

It's another day and electric automaker Tesla Motors is in the news once again.

1TRANSLOGIC 149: Detroit Collision Works Container Hotel

Collision Works Founder Shel Kimen has a vision for a nonprofit, mixed use hotel and community center in Detroit. What does that have to do with transportation? The entire development will be made from recycled shipping containers. See how sustainable container architecture could change the landscape of the Motor City.

AddGoogle Ads May Offer Free Rides To The Store

Newly awarded patent could mean Google ads that provide transportation options to local businesses

Every year, businesses spend billions of dollars on advertising, often with the goal of getting consumers to their locations to purchase goods or services. While ads can certainly be an effective means of getting people out of their chairs and into their cars, wouldn't it just be easier if the business picked you up?

1Kenguru Announces Pre-Orders For Wheelchair-Accessible EV

When we first introduced you to the Kenguru wheelchair-accessible EV in 2012, Community Cars founder and CEO Stacy Zoern was still seeking funding for her Texas-based startup. The company was struggling to meet demand due to a lack of capital to purchase inventory. "It's an interesting problem to have as a startup company," explained Zoern. "We can't meet the demand there is out there because we don't have enough money to buy the inventory to build the cars."

AddTRANSLOGIC's Guide To The Frankfurt Motor Show 2013

This year's IAA Frankfurt Motor Show featured some surprising new concepts, as well as a pair of long-awaited green performance cars. Given the geography, perhaps it's no surprise that every car to make our guide to the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show was produced by a German automaker.

AddIn Detail: EAA AirVenture

The Experimental Aircraft Association began sixty years ago as a flying club. "Because the planes we flew were modified or built from scratch, they were required to display an 'expirimental' placard where it could be seen on the door or cockpit," explains founder Paul Poberezny on the association's website. From that small group of individuals, the EAA has now grown to over 175,000 members and 1,000 branches internationally.

AddFord Studying Space Robots To Improve Connected Car Communications

‚ÄčThe idea of vehicle-to-vehicle communication, commonly known as V2V, isn't a new concept. Ford has already demonstrated how V2V can be a powerful tool in collision avoidance, but the automaker seeks to advance the technology further through an interstellar collaboration.

6TRANSLOGIC 136: EAA AirVenture

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5Tesla CEO Elon Musk Releases Details Of Hyperloop Alpha High-Speed Tube Transit System

For a little over a year Tesla and SpaceX visionary Elon Musk has been talking about a revolutionary new way to travel called Hyperloop. Today he announced his designs in a 57-page document, ending months of speculation by the public and media alike.

3Erik Lindbergh Keeps Aviation Pioneering In The Family

In some ways, Erik Lindbergh may turn out to be as important to the evolution of aviation as his legendary grandfather, Charles. He's a supporter of battery-powered flight, solar-powered flight, space tourism, and ultra-light aircraft that can be parked in our driveways and powered by renewable energy. Lindbergh's advocacy has already yielded some incredible results. We caught up with Lindbergh in Toronto, where he was the keynote speaker at a travel writer's conference, speaking about ideas th

3Toyota Winglet Personal Mobility Device Begins Public Testing

Toyota announced this week that they have began public testing of their Winglet personal transportation device at the Tsukuba Mobility Robot Experimental Zone in Japan. Part of Toyota's "Parter Robot" initiative, the Winglet aims to "[contribute] to the development of a society where mobility is safe, freely accessible, and fun," according to a statement from Toyota.

3In Detail: Unicat Terracross Expedition Vehicle

The Unicat Terracross is anything but your typical camper. A $600,000 (as tested) behemoth, the TerraCross is built for those travelers who want to get more adventure out of their journey than a standard RV can offer.

491Zero To 4,000 Miles Per Hour In 3 Minutes: Hyperloop Tubes Could Make It Possible

Lately, Elon Musk seems to be challenging every preconceived notion of transportation. First, he took the auto industry by storm when he introduced the electric-powered Tesla Roadster and later the all-electric Model S sedan, dubbed the "automobile of the year" by Automobile Magazine, as well as Motor Trend. Then his company SpaceX became the first privately owned company to send cargo to the International Space Station. #fivemin-widget-blogsmith-image-106296{display:none;} .cke_show_borders #f

2SpaceX Grasshopper Reusable Rocket Rises To New Heights, Lands Gracefully

SpaceX has taken another step towards privatized space travel by once again successfully launching and landing Grasshopper, a ten-story Vertical Takeoff Vertical Landing (VTVL) reusable rocket. The rocket flew to a height of 1066 feet, more than 200 feet higher than previous attempts. Though the test took place last month, SpaceX kept it under wraps until they released a video last week on their YouTube channel.

AddVolvo Reveals Self-Parking Prototype That Can Avoid Moving Vehicles, Pedestrians

Autonomous automobiles are looking more like an inevitability, rather than a mere possibility. Benefits of self-driving cars include safe high-speed travel, optimized fuel economy, relaxed commuting, and self-parking features.

AddPorsche Releases Images Of Its 2014 Le Mans Prototype Hybrid Race Car

At last year's running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans, Audi took the top three spots in the LMP1 class. As fans of alternative fuels, we were excited to see their hybrid-powered R18 e-tron and diesel driven R18 ultra dominate the annual endurance race. That said, we wouldn't be against a little competition either.

2Profound New Designs Imagine Penn Station As The Building Of The Future

While New York's Penn Station certainly doesn't look like a modern building now, it soon could be the building of the future.

1Volkswagen Expands Research Partnership With Stanford

Volkswagen Group of America announced a $1.7 million investment in its automotive research partnership with Stanford University on Friday. The automaker said that the contribution will help to power next-generation research in the areas of virtual intelligence, material research, data security and vehicle dynamics.

1Study Forecasts Billion Dollar Market For In-Car Apps Within Five Years

Over the past few years we've seen automakers start to offer in-car apps, similar to what consumers have come to expect from their smartphones. Toyota added popular services such as Pandora, OpenTable, MovieTickets.com and Bing Search to their cars via Entune. BMW, Mercedes and many other carmakers are quickly growing their library of apps as well, and a new study suggests why.

2Tesla Discussing Autonomous Autopilot Feature With Google [VIDEO]

Tesla is considering adding an 'autopilot' feature to future vehicles and is apparently discussing the potential for such technologies with Google, according to a report by Bloomberg. Tesla CEO Elon Musk told Bloomberg in an email, "I think Tesla will most likely develop its own autopilot system for the car...However, it is also possible that we do something jointly with Google." Tesla is considering adding an 'autopilot' feature to future vehicles and is discussing the potential for such techn

37Terrafugia Reveals Hybrid, Tandem Rotor TF-X Flying Car Concept [VIDEO]

Terrafugia's TF-X flying car will be capable of vertical takeoff and landing

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