This is an amazingly clever design concept aimed at removing one of the biggest hurdles that stand in our way of applying vertical take-off and landing to commercial aircrafts. With his Airbus A350H airliner, one particular designer Victor Uribe has tried ridding VTOL aircrafts off their extremely inefficient and heavy, smaller payloads and greater fuel needs reputation
A variety of futuristic urban transportation methods have been devised to make commutation green and easy for the travelers, however nothing like this has ever been proposed. Crazy as it may sound but ine Bulgarian architect Martin Angelov wants us to fly above the rest of the traffic as part of his new urban way of transportation.
Hindenburg may be the only craft hitting one’s mind at the slightest mention of airships from day’s bygone, but you need to check out Belgian architect Vincent Callebaut’s, Hydrgenase airship to get an idea of just how green would be our future transportation systems by as early as 2030.
Use of green technology is fast becoming an integral element of pioneering vehicular designs for mass transportation. Designer Krassi Dimitrov has come up with a unique design for an electric bus that helps cleanse the air of particle emissions from other vehicles.
Biggest names in the automotive industry are busy unveiling electric cars that promise the opening of a whole new era in the automobile history. Latest in line is Volkswagen that uncovered its first battery powered Golf Blue- e-motion.
Nature created trees to sustain life on earth, man is thinking of making trees to grow fuel. Weird as it may sound to our ears, but the day isn’t far when we would be powering our vehicles with fuel grown on trees, and not from trees.
Think solar car racing is a thing of the future? Well, think again. This summer on June 20th, the Missouri University of Science and Technology will host competitors in the Tulsa-to-Chicago solar car race. The race, is only the third solar car race to visit Rolla, Missouri (MO), and only the 10th major solar car race to take place in North ...
Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology is making use of a new form of road, and public transport to travel. Such roads and vehicles have shown up in a number of designs and concepts, but this appears to be the largest application of the technology. Basically, roads are paved with recharging strips that transfer electric energy to the vehicles ...
British Airways will soon start using fuel sourced from municipal waste. According to a deal British Airways signed with US based biofuel company Solena Group, by 2014, a portion of the jet fuel required by the airways will be sourced from municipal waste. Likely to be located in London, the plant will produce 16 million gallons of green jet fuel ...
The people at Smart Fish have been working on an efficient, long range aircraft that would combine desirables like space, speed, efficiency, ease of use and lower costs. Considering what they are promising, and going by the figures on their website, the SmartFish aircraft could stir a revolution in the aircraft industry.