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Hyperloop One finished the second phase of testing its capsule gliding through tubes using magnetic levitation — and making huge gains over the first phase. Conducted July 29 at the DevLoop test track in the Nevada desert, the Hyperloop One XP-1 was able to reach 192 mph; that compares with the top speed of 69 […]

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Toyota continues its commitment to electric urban mobility through the new i-TRIL concept being debuted globally at the Geneva Motor Show. Weighing just 600 kilograms (1,323 pounds), and standing only 1,460 millimeters (57.5 inches) tall with a length of 2,830 mm (111.4 inches), it’s lighter and smaller than most other city cars. Yet, it offers […]

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Mercedes-Benz will bring the all-electric Urban eTruck to users through a trial run in Europe beginning this year. The German automaker has been in talks with about 20 potential customers about participating in a test project at first in Germany and later throughout Europe. The 124-mile range Urban eTruck is part of the company’s vision […]

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Mini revealed an autonomous electric car in London yesterday shaped by a forecast that traditional car ownership will become optional. The Mini Vision Next 100 electric concept car is able to pick up passengers autonomously. Users of the car can change its color to fit their preferences. It parks and recharges without human intervention, the […]

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Tesla CEO Elon Musk would like to bring Autopilot over to transit vehicles to reduce traffic in congested urban environments. Musk says he is working on a self-driving vehicle that could replace buses and other public transport vehicles – but he is keeping it a secret for now. “We have an idea for something which […]

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The automotive and transportation sectors will be looking very different in the near-term future, according to a report by Navigant Research. In its new white paper, “Transportation Outlook: 2025-2050,” Navigant Research looks at the market and regulatory factors moving mobility toward vehicle electrification, autonomous vehicles, and carsharing and ridesharing services, and which will be causing […]

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