Solar Roadways To Provide Endless Electricity

An entrepreneurial couple from Iowa developed an industrial-strength solar road panel that may revolutionize the transportation industry.These solar road panels (Solar Roadways) are a...
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The Flying Car Concept Closer To Reality

Terrafugia, a manufacturer of flying cars, is seeking $30M in funding to bring its flying vehicles to the mass market.The company has been working on two kinds...

Car System That Locates Vacant Parking Spaces

Two Korean engineers have developed a technology that allows a vehicle to locate vacant parking spots. The system combines the car's ultrasound sensors, cameras...
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Google’s Self-Driving Car

The Google self-driving car navigates some common scenarios on city streets near the Googleplex.

The Glow-in-the-Dark Highway

Engineers in the Netherlands have come up with an innovative design to save money and enegry on roadway lighting: glow-in-the-dark paint.  Hailed as the...

Glowing Trees Could Replace Street Lights

 Glowing trees could soon be a possible cost effective method to illuminate roadway segments or public spaces instead of street lights.  The scientific practice...

Alleviating Traffic With Urban Gondolas

Urban gondolas could be part of the next wave of technology that could help alleviate urban traffic. The appeal comes in the technology’s low-cost...

Elon Musk’s Hyperloop: The 5th Form of Transportation?

The Hyperloop is a conceptual high-speed transportation system envisioned by entrepreneur Elon Musk.  It incorporates reduced-pressure tubes in which pressurized capsules ride on a...
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Tackling the Future of Transportation

 The path to a clean energy future is paved with small moves that result in big outcomes. This video analyzes several promising directions for...

U.S. Government Aims for ‘Talking’ Cars by 2017

The United States Department of Transportation has announced that it's taking steps to implement vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) communications in an effort to prevent crashes, deaths and injuries caused...