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Aug 9, 2019 - 12:37 pm

Waste not, want not

As pedestrian unhappiness about the onslaught of electric kick scooter fleets is mounting, Parisians have taken to throwing the scooters into the Seine to be rid of them. Now a startup called Guppy has emerged to retrieve the submerged scooters using magnets.

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May 20, 2019 - 03:41 pm

China: DHL launches drone delivery service

DHL Express and drone manufacturer EHang have entered into a strategic partnership to develop a fully automated drone delivery solution for China’s metropolitan areas. The cooperation has already started with a maiden flight at the EHang Command and Control Center in Guangzhou.

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Jul 19, 2018 - 03:37 pm

Drones to fill potholes

A research team at the University of Leeds is working on drones that can detect potholes. But rather than only hovering about, the little machines first scan the holes and then help 3d-print the fitting filling to fix it. Perceive and Patch, they call the principle.

Weiterlesen

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Jan 17, 2018 - 04:36 pm

Electric drone to shuttle passengers across London

British start-up Autonomous Flight is working on a drone capable of carrying commuters from central London to Heathrow airport in 12 min. The Y6S VTOL is set to take-off this year and the company is not alone in its ambition to take the last virgin airspace left.

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Oct 8, 2015 - 08:06 am

Tesla drone.

An unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) inspired by Tesla has been put out there by designer Fraser Leid. So far, the Tesla Drone is only a vision but one that takes extra long range (60 min) and its own charging station (superbly fast and wireless) from its name sake. Ludicrous, is it not?!
autoevolution.com, behance.net (design)

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Sep 9, 2015 - 08:11 am

Googled car map, drones.

Click tip: Top Speed issued a map showing the world’s most googled car brands per country. Tesla takes the top spot in Norway, but seems also the most sought after car in China. At least according to Google search, which is not the most widely used search engine there.
topspeed.com via gas2.org

Video tip: This home-made helicopter reutilises the rotors of 54 drones. Together they are strong enough to carry a man sitting on a sledge-like construction, with drones swarming all around him noisily.
youtube.com via telegraph.co.uk

Dec 12, 2014 - 09:07 am

Flying driving aid.

A drone following your car’s moves – sounds scary at first but is actually thought of as a safety feature by the Eye in the Sky team, which just won Toyota’s Silicon Valley App Design Competition. The drone is your live view from above and might be used for parking.
autoevolution.com

Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2019/08/09/the-market-provides/
09.08.2019 12:42