This farmer wants to recycle old suitcases into inexpensive small-sized scooters. After ten years of work he came up with this invention, capable of carrying two people and run up to 12.5 mph (20 km/h) for 37 miles on one charge.
Even if its electric cars turn out to be a complete flop, Tesla Motors has an ace up its sleeve: the skills and tech and expertise to corner the world’s high-tech battery market. Tesla’s technology boss knows that, and it turns out he didn’t get into the game just to make cool new vehicles: he wants to change the entire energy landscape.
I don't like Cadillacs but I'd drive the hell out of this concept by Ondrej Jirec, a Czech student at the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California. If Darth Vader had a car, this would be it.
While the world's fastest production car, the Hennessey Venom GT, tops out at just over 270 miles per hour, the Bloodhound SSC is designed to go over 1,000 mph. And that creates countless engineering problems, particularly when it comes to stopping what is essentially a rocket engine on wheels.
By now there are countless backup batteries on the market that promise to revive a dead smartphone when there's no power outlet in sight. But the JUMPR promises to be there for another thing you probably never leave home without—your car.