Hyundai unveils TIGER four legged robotic vehicle

Engineers at Hyundai have developed a four-legged walking robot called the TIGER, or ‘Transforming Intelligent Ground Excursion Robot', for carrying cargo over challenging terrain. Dubbed the first uncrewed ultimate mobility vehicle (UMV), the concept features a sophisticated leg and wheel locomotion system, 360-degree directional control, and a range of sensors for remote observation. The high-tech…

Newcastle set for e-scooter trial in 2021

Newcastle City Council and e-scooter operator, Neuron Mobility, have announced an e-scooter trial for Newcastle in early 2021, subject to government approval.  Early next year Neuron will deploy 250 safety-first e-scooters in Newcastle and that number will increase significantly throughout the 12-month trial, it claims. The distinctive orange e-scooters will provide Newcastle residents with a safe,…

AirCar completes flight tests

AirCar, a fifth-generation flying car designed by Professor Stefan Klein, has completed two flights at Piestany airport in Slovakia this week. The model safely achieved two full airport patterns, including two takeoffs and landings. Capable of transforming from road vehicle into air vehicle in less than 3-minutes, AirCar is designed for leisure and self-driving journeys,…

Self-driving taxi wins Ford ‘New Norm Mobility Award’

A transport graduate has designed this self-driving taxi concept A transport design graduate from Staffordshire University has developed a unique solution that could help people –particularly those with restricted mobility – get around safely and securely while also adhering to current COVID-19 social distancing measures. The “muvone” concept, developed by Marius…