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Monaco's Venturi Automobiles has made a name for itself blazing electric-vehicle trails over hot salt, hot race track and hot sand, but it's about to crank down the temperature. The company has revealed its finalized Antarctica polar exploration vehicle and is preparing to bring it down to the world's loneliest continent. Designed to offer zero-emissions driving in delicate study areas, th
Jaguar Land Rover has given its Evoque luxury SUV a makeover, with the new edition bringing a fresh appearance inside and out along with a brand new architecture to accomodation more eco-friendly drivetrains. That will include a new mild hybrid powertrain that recovers energy during braking, with a plug-in-hybrid option to be introduced sometime in 2019... Continue Reading 2019 Range Rover
The new Range Rover Evoque is an example of "reductive design", claims Land Rover chief design officer Gerry McGovern in this exclusive movie Dezeen produced for the British car brand. Read more
After five years, NASA's Mars 2020 rover mission has a landing site penciled in. From a list of 60 candidate sites, the space agency has chosen Jezero Crater as the touchdown point for the nuclear-powered unmanned explorer designed to seek out places where life might once have existed and collect soil and rock samples for return to Earth via a future mission... Continue Reading NASA select
When the ExoMars 2020 mission touches down on the Red Planet, it will most likely be at Oxia Planum. The ExoMars Landing Site Selection Working Group has announced that this flat area near the Martian equator was recommended for the ESA-Roscosmos rover and surface science platform because it provides the best chances for finding signs of life, balanced against the need for a safe landing z
Many visions of our self-driving future entail car cabins designed for passengers to relax, read and enjoy on-screen entertainment, but what will this mean for the prevalence of motion sickness? Jaguar Land Rover is getting out in front of this potential dilemma with what is says are algorithms and customized cabin settings that can reduces its effects by at least 60 percent. .. Continue R
A test prototype of ESA's ExoMars 2020 Mars rover got a workout last week in Spain's Tabernas Desert – which is odd because mission control was a thousand miles away at the Harwell Space Cluster in Oxfordshire, England. The ExoFit rover, called "Charlie," was tasked with testing hardware and software for the final Mars rover set to fly in 2021 and the practice science operations... Continu
NASA has started the clock ticking on rescue operations for the robotic Opportunity Mars rover. With the Martian skies clearing after a months-long global dust storm, the space agency has started a 45-day operation to send radio signals via the Deep Space Network to the unmanned explorer in hopes of reawakening it... Continue Reading Opportunity Mars rover rescue effort begins as skies cle
cartoon-like, seemingly sad human eyes, follow pedestrians as they cross the road to show it has identified them. The post jaguar land rover gives driverless cars ‘virtual eyes’ to signal awareness of pedestrians appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
NASA's Mars 2020 rover has received its nuclear power plant developed by Aerojet Rocketdyne and Teledyne. The Multi-Mission Radioisotope Thermoelectric Generator (MMRTG) unit will provide the robotic spacecraft with 125 W of electricity to operate the drive motors and power the onboard systems, as well as provide heat to keep the electronics warm during the sub-arctic Martian nights... Con is a social bookmarking place where you can share, find & discuss the best news around on most topics. We focus on hi-tech reviews, gadgets and geekery but we like almost anything that's awesome, appealing and thought-provoking! er6i9ds5mz

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