Tag Archives: Transportation

Klein Vision’s Transforming AirCar Makes First Inter-city Flight

Should the AirCar go into production, pilots will be able to hop between city airports, land on the runway and then drive to their final destination – all using the same vehicle

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Tri-Wing Jumbo Jet Concept Reduces Fuel Consumption by 70%

SE Aeronautic’s new SE200 prototype takes a disruptive approach to every metric in ultra-wide-body aircraft design and performance. The tri-wing design, with a double tail fin and two engines mounted to the rear, will be able to accommodate 264 passengers, but will consume 70 percent less fuel than a similar-sized jet.

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Michelin’s Inflatable Sails Hybridize Freight Ships to Cut Emissions

Beyond putting rubber on the world’s least-efficient hypercars, the Michelin Group also has its hand in more sustainable inflatable endeavors. Its Wing Sail Mobility (WISAMO) project aims to increase efficiency among cargo ships using an inflatable sail that deploys to take advantage of available wind, quickly retracting on demand.

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