Tag Archives: Vehicles

Tesla’s Triplets

Yeah, yeah, I know…I’m late to the Tesla hype train. Sorry, I’ve been a little busy. Disclaimer aside, with the recent addition of the Model 3 to the family, Tesla’s S.3.X-y lineup is now complete. First came the Model S, then X, and now the more wallet friendly Model 3. Some of you might just […]

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Disney Robots?!

These days, Disney is everywhere; your tv shows, movies, memes, and even oranges have some sort of connection with Disney. With all this Disney in your life, it only makes sense that they start automating their hold on our lives. This is where the VertiGo comes into play. Designed by Disney Research and the Swiss […]

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Greased Lightning

First off, no, it’s not that song by Grease. Second off, who ever thought greasing lightning was ever a good idea? Apparently NASA did, when they created a 10-foot wide, 62-lb, 10-engine drone, capable of vertical liftoff like a helicopter, and regular flight like an airplane. As they continue to scale up the tests and […]

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Air-Powered Lego Car

What do you get when you mix $20,000 and half a million legos? Why, of course! An air powered Lego car! Build by Raul the Inventor from Romania, this car, (including all the engine parts) is made entirely from lego pieces. Running on compressed air, this car can drive up to 20 km. The engine […]

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Moving 3-D Printer

While 3D printers are able to print virtually anything, the size of what’s able to be printed is limited by how big the printer is. Well, that isn’t a problem anymore! Researchers from Pontificia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janiero have made a 3D printer on wheels. With 4 omni-directional wheels and an extruder that […]

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Motorized Couch

We all have those days where we have to get up and go to school/work, but just want to stay on your couch. Now, you can do both at the same time! Built by engineering students in the University of South Wales, the couch utilizes 4 independent mecanum wheels (which allow for omni-directional movement), which […]

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Robot Parks your Car

With the future bearing gifts: swarms of automated cars, that is, it’s only right that you have a way to park your self-driving car. Serva Transport Systems has now given us just that.  Debuting at Düsseldorf Airport in Germany, the robot valet, dubbed Ray is equipped with forklifts to help move the cars in and out of the airport […]

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