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Tire Monitor Alerts To The Smartphone

The real danger is deflating tires, but a leak doesn’t reveal itself until much of the pressure is gone. Accessory maker Nonda introduced a tire monitor for slow leaks. It is  a set of four Bluetooth-con...

Nikola Tesla’s $1000 Aircraft

Did you know Nikola Tesla invented and patented a flying machine that he called helicopter-airplane? Image credit: PatentYogi via YouTube Tesla is popularly known as an eccentric inventor. In fact, he was a prolific inventor and obtained over 300 patent...

Doubling down on lighter, more efficient vehicles

The lighter the vehicle, the farther it travels on a gallon of fuel. That’s the driver behind the four new projects designed to overcome technical hurdles in reducing the weight of vehicle components. The projects are part of a first round of industrial...

ABS Breaking For Electric Bikes?

Bosch Accident Research conducted a research and came to the conclusion that accidents could be reduced by up to 25 percent if the bikes were equipped with anti-lock braking systems (ABS). Bosch eBike Sy...
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Is Helicopter Faster With Wings?

To make a helicopter more efficient and faster in forward flight, Airbus company introduced a new concept, a helicopter with wings, for aerodynamic lift and lateral rotors for forward thrust. The concept...

The Effect that Driverless Cars Will Have on Insurance

Autonomous vehicle with LiDAR sensors on top. Image credit: Ford By the year 2020 driverless cars will no longer be a novelty as they will be running on our roads. However, the insurance industry will bear huge losses due to this technology development....