Genesis X concept examines electric GT design through razor-sharp eyes

Hyundai Motor Group has been pulling out all the stops in the design department lately, dazzling drivers with new looks like the Hyundai Staria MPV and Prophecy concept. The luxury brand of the group has taken the next step, debuting the impossibly long, sleek Genesis X Concept. What it lacks in naming creativity, the electric GT makes up... Continue Reading →

Humble Motors presents a 1,020hp SUV with 80 square feet of solar roof

Another Californian EV startup has unveiled an electric concept SUV – but this time, it's built to do between 10-60 miles (16-96 km) per day on pure sunlight. The Humble One will rock more than 80 square feet of solar panels to self-charge even when unplugged. This thing really looks like more of a crossover,... Continue Reading →

Nissan builds baffling, belly-surfing GTR-X 2050 Concept

Nissan's design team has built a full-scale model of Korean designer Jaebum "JB" Choi's concept of an autonomous supercar for the year 2050. Conceived as a mind-controlled, rolling exoskeleton, the GTR-X is one of the year's most unusual concepts. The GTR-X concept is built around the human form; you pop the top of the GTR-X... Continue Reading →

Harley-Davidson spin-off Serial 1 debuts first production ebikes

Late last month, a new e-mobility company was formed from a skunkworks project at Harley-Davidson and showed off a striking one-off prototype. Now Serial 1 has officially announced its first four production models. The concept prototype was created in tribute to Harley-Davidson's oldest known motorcycle, the Serial Number One. Very little information on the upcoming ebikes accompanied... Continue Reading →

BMW’s electric future-scooter is going to production within months

BMW's wacky Concept Link electric scooter from 2017 is within a few months of becoming a super futuristic-looking production bike, and this new Definition CE 04 is the last time we'll see it without mirrors and a license plate. This whole project takes BMW's angular, modular, layered design approach and pushes it into sci-fi territory in... Continue Reading →

Pal-V Liberty Flying Car is now Street-Legal in Europe

Dutch company Pal-V has celebrated a milestone for its Liberty vehicle, which it describes as the world's first production-model flying car. A high-performance trike that converts into a gyrocopter, the Liberty has been street-approved in the EU. Registration and certification are an under-discussed challenge for people who are trying to make multi-mode three-dimensional vehicles a... Continue Reading →

BMW claims its new motorcycle chain naming BMW M Endurance Chain never needs Lube or Adjustment

In days gone by, motorcycle riders needed to be half-competent mechanics to reliably get where they were going. That's changed a lot in the last few decades, to the point where a lot of riders get by without ever laying a spanner on their own machines. But there are still chains. Chains still need the... Continue Reading →

Jaguar Land Rover developing No-Touch touchscreen

Adjusting to a post-COVID-19 world, Jaguar Land Rover and the University of Cambridge are developing a no-touch touchscreen for car infotainment systems. The "predictive touch" system uses artificial intelligence and advanced sensors that allow drivers to make selections without actually touching the screen. In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, people are becoming increasingly germ... Continue Reading →

Puzzled Astronomers watch a Black Hole vanish and reappear in a year

Despite the name, black holes often shine very bright in the sky. That’s due to a hot, glowing ring of dust and gas that surrounds them, called the corona. Now, astronomers have been puzzled to witness a black hole’s corona suddenly vanish – and as if that wasn’t weird enough, it reappeared a few months... Continue Reading →

NASA unveils 10 years of Solar Activity in a stunning Time Lapse Video

NASA has released a time-lapse video of our Sun that condenses 10 full years of solar observations into a gorgeous 61 minute movie. The shots were taken by the agency’s Solar Dynamics Observatory, which as of June has been keeping a near uninterrupted vigil over our parent star for a decade from its perch high... Continue Reading →

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