The material can also withstand heat better than the one Ford currently uses.
Ford Motor Company is trying to do its part to combat climate change by recycling old coffee waste from McDonald’s into car parts. The automaker giant will be taking food waste from the fast-food chain, redirecting it from a landfill to its laboratory, where the waste will be engineered into bioplastics, said from the automaker. In addition to reducing food waste, the process will make car parts lighter, use less petroleum, and also lower CO2 emissions.
Electric buses in London have
an odd problem. They are too quiet, which will require them to play an
From next year, some of electric buses in London will play artificial noise while traveling at low speeds, and the specific sound that has been created for them is an ambient treat for the ears. The noise was created by Zelig Sound, a recording studio in London, which has been working with Transport for London on the audio over the past year.
China launched a test of the world’s most
powerful rocket in a major step towards its goal of sending a man to Mars in
Friday, a Long March 5 Yaosan rocket was successfully launched from Wenchang Space Launch Center in south China’s Hainan Province. The heavy-lift Long March 5 rocket carrying a Shijian 20 test satellite payload was launched at 12:45 GMT and the satellite was sent into its planned orbit 33 minutes later, according to Chinese news agency Xinhua.
Elon Musk unveiled Cybertruck and its bulletproof
window was smashed by a metal ball.
Nine years after sharing his plan for a “super
truck” with “crazy torque” and “dynamic air suspension” that “corners
like it is on rails,” Tesla CEO revealed the long-awaited vehicle on
Livestream and in front of an audience at its Design Studio in Hawthorne,
California, outside Los Angeles. The Cybertruck looks nothing like any pickup
truck you have ever seen.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced the all-electric
Cybertruck will be unveiled on November 21 at an event in Los Angeles.
The date just so happens to coincide with the Auto
Show in Los Angeles. However, this is a Tesla event and not associated with the
LA auto show.
Musk has been talking about producing an all-electric pickup truck for years. In December, Musk said that Tesla might unveil its prototype in 2019. Musk hoped to unveil the truck this summer, but it had to be pushed back to fall.
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is investigating why Tesla
vehicles have spontaneously burst into flames.
The federal agency has launched an investigation possible battery defects in Tesla sedans and SUVs and the possibility that battery defects may have caused a number of cars to burst into flames.
Highway Traffic Safety Administration sent a letter, dated October 24, to Al
Prescott, Tesla’s deputy general counsel, telling that it is evaluating a
petition to investigate defects in battery software updates in Model S and
Model X vehicles made between 2012 and 2019. In the letter, the company was
also asked for an accounting of software updates to the battery management
system as well as other documents, including consumer complaints and any
reports related to the fire incidents in response to an “alarming number
of car fires that have occurred worldwide.”
Automated drones that deliver packages in your yards are no longer science fiction. 2019 has marked the beginning of a number of drone delivery tests countrywide. Alphabet Inc.’s, Wing and Uber Technologies Inc. have started the most advanced trials of drone delivery in U.S. history and United Parcel Service has recently received federal approval to operate a fleet of drones.
Flying robots will definitely drop packages to your doorsteps soon. According to experts, large scale drone delivery operations will take a short time to realize. Sales of drones for commercial purposes are expected to grow steadily and the number is estimated to go from 600,000 in 2016 to about 2.7 million in 2020.