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    Report: Could Airbus and Boeing collaborate on a fighter?

    Which phrase do you prefer? Many hands make light work or too many cooks in the kitchen? It's a question that some members of NATO might be asking after the statements made by Domingo Ureña Raso, the executive vice president of military aircraft for European aerospace giant Airbus. During ...

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    Report: DARPA, Northrop Grumman reveal XS-1 military space plane concept render

    Before the military can start constructing TIE Fighters and Galaxy-class starships, attempts to militarize space need to start a bit more simply. This is the XS-1, a concept space plane designed by Northrop Grumman under a $3.9-million contract from DARPA as part of an experimental space plane ...

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    Official: BMW, Boeing weave agreement on carbon fiber recycling research

    BMW has been at the forefront of volume automakers looking to invest in carbon fiber technology. The latest development in the German automaker's efforts is in the form of a joint venture with aircraft giant Boeing. According to a joint press release, the two companies will collaborate on further ...

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    Video: Emergency testing a Boeing's brakes equals awesome

    Modern-day supercars typically come with brake discs and pads made from exotic carbon and steel compounds, and are more than a foot in diameter. As you would expect, they are capable of hauling the exotic machinery they are attached to from speeds of over 200 miles per hour back down to zero ...

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    Lamborghini Aventador's complex construction necessitates 'flying doctors'

    2012 Lamborghini Aventador LP700-4 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The newest raging bull from Lamborghini's stables, the 2012 Aventador LP700-4, is a technologically advanced devourer of roads. Case in point: The 691-horsepower beast boasts a monocoque passenger compartment made ...

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    Someone at Boeing wants Mulally back?

    A new website has cropped up to attempt to lure Ford CEO Alan Mulally back to Seattle. Evidently someone at Boeing is missing the guy's ability to steer a company in the right direction. The recently launched site features a short list of Mulally's achievements since he's taken the tiller at ...

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    Humvee with Boeing Laser Avenger blasts UAVs

    Remember those Saturday morning cartoons from when you were a kid, where futuristic soldiers battled with laser guns? Well if you were wondering what ever happened to that future we were promised, it's here. Boeing's Direct Energy Systems project recently concluded a test in the New Mexico desert ...

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    A1GP drag races a Boeing 777 in New Zealand

    Car vs. Jet. It's an epic battle that never seems to end, with new contenders continuously lining up on the runway. And we love it. Top Gear raced a Bugatti Veyron down the runway and back against a Eurofighter, Lamborghini pitted its jet-inspired Reventon against a Tornado, Audi raced its Le ...

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    eBay find of the day: Sky Commuter Prototype

    Looking for something really exotic? Do your vehicular leanings include more than just cars? If so, have we got the auction for you. What you see here is the very last Sky Commuter Prototype in existence. While we would imagine that this vehicle will end up somewhere in a museum or in the clutches ...

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    Ford Fusion engine may flying high in unmanned aerial vehicle

    In the mid-size sedan segment, there are few more benign engines than those that power the otherwise terrific Ford Fusion. That assessment may not be entirely true after Boeing has developed an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) powered by an internal combustion engine of the Ford variety. While the ...

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    BMW studio designs jet for fictional Russian billionaires

    Imagine you're a Russian magnate with a globetrotting lifestyle. What could be more perfect than your very own Boeing 787? BMW Designworks USA was apparently picturing a cross between a James Bond Villain and a successful Gen-Xer when they dreamt up a custom interior, converting the sky-dwelling ...

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    Touareg V10 TDI tows a 747

    click on image to enlargeThis bit of news will no doubt be a big badge of honor for the few owners there are out there of the Volkswagen Touareg V10 TDI. VW is hoping the number of Touareg TDI owners will grow, and demonstrated the diesel ute's mighty pulling power recently in a press event that ...

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    Alan Mulally will make at least $10 million/year at Ford

    New Ford Motor Company CEO Alan Mulally will make some mad cash according to the Detroit News -- at least $10 million clams in compensation, in fact. The high sticker comes as no surprise given the fact that Bill Ford has had such a hard time finding somebody to take over his job, including the ...

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    Is Ford robbing Boeing's boardroom?

    A Reuters article released today suggests that Ford's new CEO Alan Mulally could attract a whole group of defecting executives from Boeing Co., Mulally's previous employer. Apparently Mulally is a pretty good guy to work for, being described by Reuters as a charismatic leader with a loyal following ...

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    BREAKING: Bill Ford out as CEO of Ford, Boeing President/CEO Alan Mullaly in

    UPDATED - Ford has issued a press release announcing that Bill Ford will step down as CEO of the company his family founded over a century ago and that Alan Mulally, a man with a 37-year record at Boeing, who most recently ran the airplane manufacturer's commercial plane business as CEO and ...

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    BMW to join mile-high club in new Airbus

    At its Aircraft Interiors Expo 2006 exhibition in Hamburg next month, Airbus plans to release a mock-up of an interior designed by BMW for its new A350 twinjet. The decision to employ BMW to "help" design the cockpit takes a swipe at the Airbus twinjet's direct competitor, Boeing's ...


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