Beyond the Brick shows off Claus-Marc Hahn’s astounding model of the Red Keep from Game of Thrones. He used over 125,000 bricks, and a multiple EV3 servo motors to mechanize the build, so the whole thing turns, its towers move up and down, and their cupolas spin.
TeslaMondo reported from Disney’s Epcot Center and found a blatant General Motors influence throughout. Has anyone been to the Epcot Center this year? Is the EV display still the same? Still showing a moldy ol’ Chevy Volt Disney’s Epcot...Show More Summary
With a purported 25-mile range and speeds of up to 22 mph from its 500W hub motor, plus a double wishbone suspension and the riding stability of a 3-wheeled stance, the Transboard is a new flavor of e-mobility.
Following its unveiling at the Geneva Motor Show in March, the 2017 Bentley Bentayga Mulliner is now available to order. Powered by the same 447kW and 900Nm 6.0-litre twin-turbo W12 as the ‘regular’ Bentayga, the Mulliner takes an even more luxurious approach to the interior and finishings of the large SUV. On the outside, the […]
The blending of home heating oil with used motor oil is still going strong in the city and shows no signs of stopping, a commissioner testified Monday. The practice troubles health experts because... To view the full story, click the title link.
Hakan Samuelsson, CEO of Volvo, has confirmed that the Swedish automaker isn’t interested in hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles. Talking with Wards Auto at the recent Geneva motor show, Samuelsson said that “battery electrification is what we believe in”. He went on to say: “With hydrogen you would require all new infrastructure once more, so I think […]
While we were preoccupied with the Geneva Motor Show, electrifying automotive startup NIO was in the United States revealing its vision for the autonomous car of the future. NIO plans to branch out from its Nürburgring-scorching, 1-megawatt electric supercar and bring autonomous electric vehicles to US roads by 2020. Show More Summary
Marc Hahn from BricksCreations built this awesome LEGO model of The Red Keep from The Game of Thrones TV show using 125,000 LEGO bricks, The whole thing is also motorized thanks to four EV3 Lego Mindstorms motors. Impressive, isn’t it?...Show More Summary
I didn’t like Game of Thrones at first, but the show has certainly grown on me and I like it now. It’s one of the few shows that I still like to watch the opening scenes…
(Aarhus University) Molecular motors produce the force that powers the beat of sperm cell tails to generate movement toward the egg cell for fertilization. New research now shows how the molecular motors that power the movement of sperm cells are recognized and specifically transported into the tail region of the cell. Show More Summary
Starting a zero0waste program can come across as an ominous challenge to companies. But companies like Ford Motors show that setting aggressive targets and engaging employees can make a huge difference when it comes to waste diversi...
while ssangyong is currently ‘on the bench’ in australia, perhaps this all-new full-size suv may the conduit for local distributor ateco automotive to push-ahead with the specialist suv brand. renderings of the all-new vehicle – model code y400 - have been released by ssangyong uk ahead of its debut at the seoul motor show. Show More Summary
Spy photos of the 2018 Infiniti QX50 have been snapped on the streets of San Francisco. We saw the concept at this year’s Detroit Motor Show and, going by the spy photos, it seems the Japanese company has kept the design of the production car very close to the concept. Although much of the new SUV’s finer […]
The SsangYong Y400 SUV will be revealed in production form at the upcoming Seoul motor show, the company announced this week. Set to become the new flagship in the Korean brand’s line-up, the Y400 – which is still to be given a showroom name – will sport styling elements inspired by the LIV-2 concept revealed at last […]
The Audi Sport Quattro Concept, which served as a homage to the original Audi Quattro of Group B rallying fame, won’t make it to production after all. The Sport Quattro Concept was first shown at the 2010 Paris Motor Show and marked the 30th anniversary of Audi’s Quattro all-wheel drive system. Show More Summary
MELBOURNE, March 25 (Reuters) - Australian Grand Prix qualifying showed Red Bull are not yet on the same level as Formula One rivals Mercedes and Ferrari but Max Verstappen said he was not surprised.
While most automakers are pumping out SUVs, Toyota is looking to go smaller. The Japanese automaker unveiled its i-TRIL concept car at the Geneva Motor Show that ran March 9-19. The futuristic two-seater is meant to showcase a "viable...Show More Summary
The Mercedes-Maybach G650 Landaulet was the most noticeable rejiggered Mercedes G500 4x4 2 at the recently concluded Geneva Motor Show, but it wasn't the only one. Leave it to the tuning shops to take one of the most extreme vehicles on the market and make it that much more extreme. Show More Summary
Chinese hypercar startup Techrules showed two different concept cars at last year's Geneva Motor Show. For this year's show, it totally shattered the mold and pulled the silken cloth off a car that looks dramatically different than either member of last year's duo. Show More Summary
Showcasing what could be the future of human transportation, Airbus and Italdesign unveiled their Pop.Up concept vehicle at the Geneva Motor Show yesterday – a modular ground and air transport system. With the goal of tackling rush hour...Show More Summary