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The Future Tire by Goodyear – It’s a Sphere!

Goodyear’s vision of the future looks radically different from tires today — it’s a sphere. The concept tire ‘Eagle-360’ is a spherical, 3-D printed, tire that presents an inspiring solution for when autonomous driving is expected to be more mainstream.  

CA Technologies: The History of Automotive Transformation.

The car as a concept hasnt really changed that much during the last 100 years, we are still driving them and they are still fueled by fossil fuels – but things are now changing – rapidly.  

Mercedes-Benz: A driving experience of a different kind – The F 015

Futuristic design meets sophisticated technology. In San Francisco the engineering team of the Mercedes-Benz F 015 Luxury in Motion gives an exclusive insight.  

TechCrunch: Racing Into the Faraday Future

Matt Burns sits down with Nick Sampson of Faraday Future at CES 2016 to talk about their FFZero 1 concept car, the thinking behind their design, and what makes them truly different.  

Toyota: Michio Kaku on Hydrogen Future

At 2015 CES, theoretical physicist and futurist Dr. Michio Kaku discusses a hydrogen future.    


With more than 250 conceptual designs submitted, we are pleased to highlight the winners of the LIghtweighting Technologies Enabling Comprehensive Automotive Redesign (LITECAR) Challenge. These innovative conceptual designs seek to lightweight a vehicle while maintaining or exceeding current U.S. automotive safety standards. Featuring: Dr. Ping Liu, Program Director, ARPA-E Dr. Ashwin Salvi, Fellow, ARPA-E ARPA-E, …

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Don Hillebrand: The Future of Transportation

Revolutionary advances in transportation are critical to reducing our nation’s petroleum consumption and the environmental impacts of our vehicles. On June 20, 2013, Don Hillebrand, Director of Argonne’s Energy Systems division, discussed how Argonne research is driving some of the most exciting new vehicle technologies, from modeling and simulation programs to advanced power trains, engines, …

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Brad Templeton: Self-driving cars and the future of robotic automotives

Templeton is chair of Computing & Networks at Singularity University and advisor to Google’s team of engineers and innovators who are currently developing self-driving cars. Brad Templeton: A software architect, civil rights advocate, entrepreneur and consultant on self-driving cars, who is also the current Chair of Networks & Computing at Singularity University talks to Wired …

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Aspen Institute: Designing the Vehicle of the Future

Vehicle design innovation is no longer simply about making a pretty car. As urbanization continues at a rapid pace across the globe, new business models and advanced vehicle technologies like autonomous cars, self-righting motorcycles, fully electric engines, and pre-collision safety systems are permeating the landscape in response to this growth and reshaping the total driver …

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Aspen Institute: Fueling the Future: What Will We Run On?

Hydrogen fuel cells. Electricity. Biofuels. Petroleum. Natural gas. Hybrids. The debate about fueling our vehicles marches reliably onward. With staunch advocates for so many fuel alternatives, how do we decide what we will use in the future? What are the benefits and drawbacks to each? Who is responsible for making policy that, in the end, …

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The ‘Bio’ in Biofuels: New Energy from Ancient Life

Hosted by The University of California, this talk on bacteria producing hydrogen. We all know that hydrogen is a clean and efficient source for energy, for example used in future cars with fuel cells. However, production of hydrogen is actually dirty and expensive using current mainstream methods – something that bacteria could change in the …

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SLAC Public Lecture: Daniel Friebel | A Blueprint for New Fuel Cell Catalysts

  Lecture Date: Tuesday, March 26th. Daniel Friebel, a SLAC associate staff scientist who studies chemical processes involving catalysts, delivered the March 26 SLAC Public Lecture, “A Blueprint for New Fuel Cell Catalysts.” Friebel’s talk details how X-ray research at the Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Lightsource, coupled with sophisticated computations at SLAC’s SUNCAT Center for Interface …

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Fora TV: Autonomous Vehicles and the Future of Energy

Fora TV presents Chris Gerdes, talking about the advances in autonomous vehicles, highlighting their ability to safely navigate race tracks without human intervention. Car Talk: Autonomous Vehicles and the Future of Energy from The Atlantic on FORA.tv