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What would you do if you had a copy of Mario Kart and access to a racing simulator?

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This employee takes advantage of working for a company that develops robotic motion racing simulators to test out a more immersive Mario Kart experience as his boss eventually wanders over!

The Chevy Colorado ZH2 – A $4 Million Prototype

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The Chevy Colorado ZH2 is a hydrogen fuel cell powered prototype that is currently being tested by the US Army. They hydrogen powers an electric motor which is extremely quiet. While most of the $4 million has been dumped into R&D of the fuel cell, members of the Army stated suspension and off-road capabilities are beyond that of their military Humvee’s and Polaris RZR’s.

Will Tesla’s New Model 3 Roll Out of the Assembly Line Tomorrow?

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A video from CBS News regarding the production rollout of the long-awaited Tesla Model 3…

Qualcomm Dynamic EV Charging

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Some new technology form Qualcomm that could reduce range anxiety for electric vehicle drivers and some day possibly eliminate the need for stopping and waiting for your EV to recharge.

Electric Power Innovation in Aircraft

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ColdFusion recently released this video on electric planes and highlights current innovations being made by Siemen’s as well as production plans that Airbus has by 2030. I know a few pilots and avid boaters who have significantly decreased their boating or flight time as a result of increased fuel costs over the last several years. In the video, Siemen’s claims flight time costs can be reduced from roughly $45/hr with traditional combustion engines to around $1/hr with electric powered planes.

Vanda Electrics – From Scooters to 200mph Electric Super Car

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Vanda Electrics has a varying product line of electric driven vehicles from their Motochimp scooter, mini truck, and now also a high-end super car concept known as the Dendrobium. Check out this episode of Fully Charged as they get to tour this amazing electric super car.

Check out Vanda Electrics’ website at www.vandaelectrics.com.

Is the Future of Robot Security Here?

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Knightscope is a company bringing robotics and other technology to the realm of autonomous security. Companies such as Microsoft and Westfield Malls are some of the early companies who are using Knightscope’s products.

Gulliver’s Gate – A Miniature World Built in NYC and Powered by Arduino and Raspberry Pi

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Raspberry Pi microcomputers have become quite popular in the Maker world. They’ve been used for various tasks including small robotic tasks to multimedia players using software such as KODI. I’ve also heard about an IT technician who used custom code to have his Raspberry Pi control a small flag on his desk that would raise whenever his wife sent him an e-mail.

This miniature display also uses Arduino and Raspberry Pi to bring the display alive.

World’s First Passenger Drone – the eHang 184

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eHang has apparently created the world’s first passenger drone. Learn more in the video…

Electric Racer – EV West’s All-Electric Baja Race Car

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Here’s trial testing footage of SRD – Strategic Racing Designs all-electric baja race car, the drive train was built by EV West.