Daily Archives: July 19, 2018

Nissan Leaf 2.0 is best selling electric car in Europe

https://www.treehugger.com/cars/nissan-leaf-20-best-selling-electric-car-europe.html It’s interesting. As the very happy owner of a used Nissan Leaf, I expected to see many more of them on the road once the longer range 2.0 model was revealed. After all, 150 miles of range (compared to … Continue reading

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The Challenge of Teaching Helicopters to Fly Themselves

https://www.wired.com/story/sikorsky-self-flying-helicopter-sara In the early hours of January 11, 2000, US Coast Guard helicopter pilot Mark Ward responded to a distress call from a ship taking on water, caught in a Nor’easter off the North Carolina coast. Battling 70-mph winds and … Continue reading

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Hyperloop TT will build a track in China

https://www.engadget.com/2018/07/18/hyperloop-transportation-technologies-china/ Hyperloop Transportation Technologies The Hyperloop race is much of a political battle as it is a technical one, with companies grabbing territory like players starting a game of Risk. Hyperloop Transportation Technologies, the crowdsourced enterprise that has lagged behind … Continue reading

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Whale Of A Plane: Airbus BelugaXL Makes Maiden Flight

https://www.npr.org/2018/07/19/630407159/whale-of-a-plane-airbus-belugaxl-makes-maiden-flight?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=news The Airbus BelugaXL, built to transport large aircraft pieces, took off on Thursday for its maiden flight at France’s Toulouse-Blagnac Airport. A. Tchaikovsky/Airbus hide caption toggle caption A. Tchaikovsky/Airbus The Airbus BelugaXL, built to transport large aircraft pieces, took … Continue reading

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