Volkswagen ‘Type 20’ Concept Vehicle Melts Retro Design With Technology

How to draw attention to a rebranding 101: taking an iconic vehicle, such as a Volkswagen microbus, and give it a high-tech twist. Such is what the newly renamed Volkswagen Group of America’s Innovation and Engineering Center California (IECC, formerly Electronics Research Laboratory, ERL) did. With the renaming also comes with expanded role, but lets […]

Flying-V Passenger Jet Is Basically A Giant Flying Wing

An aerospace engineering team over at Delft University of Technology (TU Delft) seems to think that passenger jet needs a radically different design. The team has came up with a somewhat odd-looking aircraft called Flying-V which, you may have already have guessed, is literally named after the aircraft’s shape. It is bold design that envisioned […]

Strand Craft California Concept Yacht Has Waterfalls Onboard

Strand Craft has just tweeted an image of its latest yacht design, a 135-meter (444 feet) “superyacht” concept called California. California is a 50-crew boat designed to accommodate up to 24 guests and it is powered by a hybrid electric “azimuthing propulsion pods” good for 18 knots (which is equivalent to 33 km/h or 21 […]

Lexus’ First Luxury Yacht, The LY 650, Is Set To Be Ready In Late 2019

I bet you thought the Lexus Sport Yacht Concept was the last of seafaring vessel from Lexus. Well, the truth is, Lexus is far from over with watercraft. In fact, it is pretty pumped about putting Lexus onto the open waters. Just last month, it has unveiled a 65-foot luxury yacht called LY 650, but […]

Volvo CE And LEGO Creates Concept Wheel Loader That Has A Drone

Brilliant minds are hard at work to give machines autonomy so we could have it easy. Today, autonomous vacuum cleaner and lawnmower are already a common sight. There others too, like autonomous farming tractor and seeding robot et cetera, and today, we hear that the construction industry is embracing autonomous machinery too, starting with the […]

Yamaha’s Theme Of “Resonate the Future” Is Really, Really Futuristic

At this year’s Tokyo Motor Show, Yamaha had a theme called “Yamaha Future Garage: Resonate the Future” and what the motorcycle maker brought to floor was indeed futuristic. In addition to the NIKEN Leaning Multi-wheeler previewed in late October, the show floor was occupied by dazzling examples, including a sports bike that will totally look […]

Concept TIE-X Fighter Makes TIE Fighter Looks Truly Very Alien-ish

While many car designers work on outrageous car designs they couldn’t present to the board in the real-world, one Canadian automotive designer, Jason Battersby, who makes a living designing automobile for Audi, choose to take on the sci-fi route during his free time. Instead of turning out concepts that stays on the ground, Jason has […]

GM’s SURUS Platform Is The Future Of Trucks With Autonomous Capabilities

No. The thing you see up there is not a glorified, oversized electric skateboard. Though it might very well be if there are giants that live among us. It is a thing called SURUS, the abbreviation for Silent Utility Rover Universal Superstructure, developed by General Motors. It is the next-generation of mobility leveraging on flexible […]

Dahir Insaat’s Gyroscopic Public Transportation Needs To Happen Now

The public transportation we know today is hardly futuristic. At least is not as what many sci-fi movies and novels described it to be. Flying cars? Nope. People zipping from point A to point B in tubes? Nope. Teleportation? Not a chance, if you don’t wish to end up with arms as your lower limbs. […]

Cummins’ Concept Electric Semi Makes 100-Mile, Hauls Up To 2 Tons Of Cargo

Electric car, electric bicycle and, to some extend, electric motorcycle are becoming increasing common. However, if the world really wants to get rid of emissions entirely, we will need to address the other prevalent transportation, namely, commercial buses and trucks. Lucky for us, someone is already looking into those, coming up with the idea of […]