Innovative American companies presented their prototypes of houses primarily created with the help of a new kind of 3D printer. Their aim? To push back the limits of architecture and building, while solving the housing problem on a global scale.
While car manufacturers are continuously developing new vehicle concepts with ever more advanced technologies, they are also increasingly taking an interest in developments in tyres. in 2017, Michelin unveiled its puncture resistant tyre “vision” with its futuristic design, and other manufacturers are also offering inventive solutions.
What will the transport of tomorrow look like? While it is unlikely that flying cars will be in common use in the short term, the Renault Group has imagined what the future of urban transport might look like via two innovative projects.
Electric, connected and autonomous, the cars of the future will offer smart and eco-friendly mobility solutions.
Scared of losing your suitcase? Fed up of lugging it around with you when you travel? At the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show, held in Las Vegas from 9-12 January, Chinese company 90Fun teamed up with Segway, known for its personal transporters, to create 90Fun Puppy 1: a remote control suitcase complete with a chip that track its owner’s every move.
What if tomorrow, instead of your bedside lamp, your light came from a plant? This could well be the case, thanks to the glowing plants developed by scientists from the American university MIT.
After Tesla’s Elon Musk, it’s now the turn of Mercedes Benz to unveil its semi-automatic vehicle concept. Created by Korean designed Muyeon Cho, the Euro-X is an aerodynamically designed truck with a driver’s seat, like a conventional vehicle, that is also equipped with an autopilot system.
Revolutionising design as an artistic discipline while reducing the toxic emissions it generates? This is the goal of Eric Klarenbeek and Maartje Dros, two Dutch designers who have developed a bioplastic that, made from natural algae, could quite simply replace synthetic plastics used to manufacture objects.
Last March, Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced a new, incredibly ambitious project on twitter: to build the biggest lithium-ion battery in the world, in just 100 days. The goal was to offer a solution to the energy problems of a country that regularly experiences power shortages. To prove his determination, Elon Musk also declared that he was ready to carry out the project for free if the 100-day deadline was not met.
Pour prouver sa détermination, Elon Musk a également déclaré qu’il était prêt à réaliser le projet gratuitement si le délai de 100 jours n’était pas tenu.
Does exploring the ocean’s depths on board a luxury submarine appeal to you? Christened Neptune, this project by Aston Martin combines the best of nautical and automotive technology.
To solve congestion problems in large cities, the Russian company Dahir Insaat has devised a revolutionary form of transport, somewhere between a tram and a UFO.